Words of Wisdom: Dr. Camacho

Erika Camacho, PhD: Words of Wisdom

Urges female graduate students to persist in the field of mathematics because the field needs diversity.

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We're Having a Baby
Challenges in confronting the advisor with news of pregnancy.

Dealing with Assumptions and Accusations (Short Version)
Being accused of cheating and regrets about not being more assertive.

The Opportunity to be a Jack of All Trades
The opportunity for freedom, growth, and collaboration as a faculty member.

Hidden Differences in Academic Culture (Extended)
Environmental issues faced in academia.

Hidden Differences in Academic Culture
Adjusting physical appearance to fit in with peers.

Dealing with Assumptions and Accusations
Being accused of cheating and regrets about not being more assertive.

Awkward Social Interactions
The challenges of working in male-dominated academic environments and the negative stereotypes associated with women who have children.

Dealing with Assumptions and Accusations
Being accused of cheating and regrets about not being more assertive.

Hidden Differences in Academic Culture
Adjusting physical appearance to fit in with peers.

Awkward Social Interactions
The challenges of working in male-dominated academic environments and the negative stereotypes associated with women who have children.

The Opportunity to be a Jack of All Trades
The opportunity for freedom, growth, and collaboration as a faculty member.

The Good, the Bad, the "Only"
The pros and cons of being the only woman in a department and the importance of setting boundaries and knowing your own limitations.

The Importance of Having Positive Working Relationships: A Case Study
The importance of good working relationships and when it's worth putting forth effort.

Seeking Support Outside the Department
How to refute sexist comments and challenge gendered assumptions.

Every Day is Different
Captures the versatility of an academic position.

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