While I was still in graduate school, a fellow student called me “true believer.” I ran into her at the library, midway through a day of writing and research at the graduate carrels. She meant that I seemed like the type who was determined to make a career out of academia, no matter what. At […]
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Kristen Gwinn-Becker | HistoryIT
I am the founder and CEO of HistoryIT, a rapidly growing software and services company that works with institutional clients in various markets to help them develop and implement strategies to create truly accessible digital archives. I sincerely believe I have the coolest life. It’s a life I never would have dreamed of in graduate […]
Christopher P. Thornton | National Geographic Society
“Hi. My name is Chris, and I am a workaholic.” I’ve never joined a 12-step program, but if I did, this line would be the first sentence I’d utter (unless it was an AA meeting). For me, work is its own reward – something about the Protestant Ethic or American Dream or whatever – which […]