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.

By Kami Rice

Join writer Kami Rice as she takes a second trip to India, eager to explore questions touched off by her first visit. The Well borrows this blog post from the Emerging Scholars Network (ESN).

By Adele Konyndyk

Freelance writer Adele Konondyk sees tutoring an adult literacy student as an act of kindness as much as it is an act of teaching.

By Stephen M. Bauer

Diana Mao co-founded Nomi Network to use education and enterprise to help put an end to human trafficking.

By Emily Dolan

Comparing oneself to others can reach new heights when the comparison is based on the progress of a dissertation.

By Sarah Pechan

Sarah Pechan calls readers to not contribute to poverty production with their funding and gives resources for socially responsible investing.

By Christine Jeske

With her own experience in mind, author Chrissy Jeske rejects self-pity and bitterness and considers the window God provides.

By Jamie Noyd

Jamie Noyd gives examples from literature, the Bible, and her own work of lives changing in “liminal” moments.