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Women & Friendship, Part 2

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by Pamela Myer Sackett This post was originally a comment on our February 2016 blog post, another tribute to B. A. on her birthday. We felt it was so wonderful that it should be its own blog this year.  B. A. Rudolph cared whole heartedly about each one of her diverse group of friends. I am certain that many of…

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The B.A. Rudolph Foundation Receives Donation from Proceeds of Pat Benatar and Linda Perry’s “Shine”

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: CONTACT: Maggie Moore Email: maggie@barudolphfoundation.org Phone: (301) 602-3861   THE B.A. RUDOLPH FOUNDATION RECEIVES DONATION FROM PROCEEDS OF PAT BENATAR AND LINDA PERRY’S “SHINE” (Washington, D.C.) — The B.A. Rudolph Foundation announced on Friday, January 20, 2017 that they will be the beneficiaries of all proceeds from the sale of the song “Shine” by Pat Benatar and…

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Women & Hope

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by Maggie Moore, Meredith Moore, & Rebecca Davis We, B.A.’s girls, spent most of 2016 thinking that our next president would be a woman. Failing that, we at minimum hoped for the election of someone who supported women’s rights and dignity. We even planned our 2016 Pathways to Public Service event around it: we asked Amy Walter, a highly respected…

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Catching Up with Past Scholars: Marie Vastola

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Marie Vastola was a STEM scholar in 2015, when she did molecular biology research in the laboratory of Dr. Irv Weissman at the Institute for Stem Cell Biology and Regenerative Medicine at Stanford University. Where are you from? Northern California. I grew up in the Bay Area and then moved to Pacific Grove. Where did you go to school? What did you study?…

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Women & Being Like Gwen

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by Amy Walter When I was invited me to speak at the Pathways to Public Service event, I assumed that I’d be discussing the recent election: What it meant to have the first female nominee – and maybe even the first female president. It was going to be a reflection on what it meant for the legions of women who…

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The B. A. Rudolph Foundation Launches Five Year Report & White Paper

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On November 18, 2016, The B. A. Rudolph Foundation hosted the third annual Pathways to Public Service event. In addition to celebrating its five year anniversary, the Foundation published two reports: “Five Years of Impact” and “Leveling the Playing Field”. The B.A. Rudolph Foundation’s “Five Years of Impact” report describes its accomplishments since its founding in 2011 and demonstrates how the organization has…

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Catching Up with Past Scholars: Juliette Rando

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Juliette Rando was a STEM Scholar in 2015 when she interned for the human genetics lab of Dr. Sarah Tishkoff (University of Pennsylvania).  Where are you from? Sharon, Massachusetts. Where did you go to school? What did you study? I studied at Haverford College, where I majored in biology and minored in neuroscience. What was the best part of your internship? During my internship, I was…

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Women & Climate Change

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by Jess McDonald The tension in the air was palpable. The seats in front of me quickly filled up as the clock ticked down. The carefully placed aisles running through the plenary hall were full of delegates running to their seats. A few minutes later, the president of the United Nations climate conference addressed the crowd, held a green gavel…

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