The Promise Inaugural Award Goes to Chris Cornell

Five days ago, Chris Cornell was posthumously awarded the inaugural 'The Promise' award by the Los Angeles Committee of Human Rights Watch. The Promise award recognizes "an outstanding song, television show, or film that advances the values of equity and justice in an original and powerful way." Chris Cornell was recognized for his song, "The … Continue reading The Promise Inaugural Award Goes to Chris Cornell

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Now a Member of AMWA – and why it matters

Just a quick update: Today I paid $25.00 to gain membership into the American Medical Women’s Association (AMWA), which will last me all my undergraduate years as a pre-medical undergraduate student. They are self-described as "The Vision and Voice of Women in Medicine Since 1915", and have several committees focused on the issues of female physicians … Continue reading Now a Member of AMWA – and why it matters

Courage, ‘Merrica

Has it really been less than 24 hours? When Siddhartha tunes in to himself and his surroundings, he hears the word om, expressed in a multitude of depths and forms. Wisdom. Connection. Peace. For me (and those of us here at Wellesley College - Clinton's alma mater, fyi), that word was a resounding crap, in all … Continue reading Courage, ‘Merrica