In Focus

In Focus articles are thoughtful and practical writings addressing the unique challenges and joys of women in the academy and professions. Topics include those dealing with the academy, professions, relationships, singleness, career decisions, and child-bearing and child-raising in the context of study and work.
Amy Brinkley

Amy Brinkley tells of the transformation she has experienced in Ghana in this award-winning piece.

Rachel McLaughlin

Rachel McLaughlin describes her experience as a doctor in Burundi in this award-winning piece at The Well.

Jennifer Woodruff Tait

Jennifer Woodruff Tait opens up about her non-traditional career track in this award-winning piece.

Dorcas Cheng-Tozun

Dorcas Cheng-Tozun tells of her journey to bring electricity to a rural China village in this award-winning piece from The Well's Call for Stories.

Dorothy Boorse

Dorothy Boorse describes her passion for the full meaning of the word "stewardship."

Anna Moseley Gissing
Anna Gissing shares insights on calling in light of the circumstances that inspire and define her own vocation.

Kim Eckert

Kim Eckert writes an open letter to anyone considering psychotherapy.

Emily A. Dause

Emily Dause describes the invaluable benefits she has received from counseling.

Elizabeth Corey

Elizabeth Corey explores the competing desires for a fulfilling career and a rich family life.

Five $500 prizes will be awarded for the best stories. Read on for details about how to enter.