“I have spent my entire career dismantling the legacy of slavery and Jim Crow, and I’ve walked past the statute of Harry Byrd every day into the state capitol knowing I am his worst nightmare: A Black woman working to eradicate the inequity that he put in place.”- McClellan.
Tufts University’s Dean of Graduate Education, Prof. Karen Panetta, Elected to the National Academy of Engineering
Tufts University’s Dean of Graduate Education of Tufts School of Engineering, Professor Karen Panetta, was recently elected to the National Academy of Engineering. Her election is coming two months after she received honoured with the Distinguished Service Award from the honour society of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, IEEE Eta Kappa Nu (IEEE-HKN), in December 2022.
Study Reveals Pregnant Women at Higher Risk of Developing Type 2 Diabetes
A new study to be presented at the Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine’s (SMFM) annual meeting, The Pregnancy Meeting™ — and published in the American Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology, USA shared how pregnant women with gestational diabetes are more likely to develop Type 2 diabetes later in life. Gestational diabetes (LGA) is another common cause of newborns who are too big for their gestational age. LGA infants weigh more than 90% of all infants of the same gestational age. Neonatal LGA babies were likelier to be admitted to the neonatal critical care unit and later develop health issues like Type 2 diabetes and obesity.
UCLA Society of Women Engineers Bags National Gold Mission Award
In appreciation for hard work, mutual support and value, UCLA’s chapter of the Society of Women Engineers (SWE) has been honoured with the national organisation’s WE22 Gold Mission Award, a first for the UCLA student-led group.
FIFA Moves 2023 First Women’s World Cup Game to Meet Ticket Demands
Dr Jennifer Douglas, an International law and finance expert, has been chosen for the Wintrade Global Award under the Woman Icon of the Year category and will speak at the Wintrade Global Women in Business Summit at the London House of Lords, London, United Kingdom.
UCH, NGO, Call on Women to Prioritise Regular Checkups
According to an American author, Harriet Beecher Stowe, a woman’s health is her capital.
Adidas Reveals Official Football for the 2023 FIFA Women’s World Cup
Adidas has unveiled the official match ball for the 2023 Women’s World Cup, the OCEAUNZ. This game is designed to cope with the demands and speed of the modern game; the official match ball features the same Connected Ball Technology we saw in the 2022 World Cup Al Rihla match ball.