Rose DF

My scimom journey started before I attended college. I married young due to indoctrination, dealt with various kinds of abuse, buried a baby daughter and I’m raising my son as a single mom.

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Mei Lin

I was overjoyed because we have been trying for a child, but at the same time, I was extremely worried on how will I cope with pregnancy in my line of work as a field marine biologist.

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Kellie Gerardi

I always knew I wanted to balance that with a family one day, but I've learned that there's really no such thing as work-life "balance" in my world- it's really more about work-life integration.

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Lindsey Fitzsimons

As the only “older,” married woman, I tried to hide the fact that I really wanted to have a baby, but I couldn’t help but worry that everyone else around me was already assuming this about me---not a good feeling.

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Sonal Bhadane

I was fortunate to get one-year maternity leave but as I embarked on the journey of science communication I realized not many are as fortunate as I was. There are moms out there who are doing kickass Science…

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Isabel Torres

I gave birth by emergency C-section the day after my PhD defence was scheduled. I still took papers to hospital to prepare for the defence, and only cancelled it when the doctor said a premature birth was eminent.

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