Pete Seeger, RIP, on women in engineering ...
When I was growing up, we went to Pete Seeger and Arlo Guthrie concerts every year at Wolf Trap. I have loved Seeger since then and thus was very sad to hear he died a few days ago. My mom is visiting right now and she and I have been talking about "Women in Science" issues (and for example she brought me some nice presents which I posted about Monday).
Just picked up my mom from airport & she brought me some presents - I think she knows me #ISupportWomenInScience pic.twitter.com/JbmF65197PAnd in talking to my mom today she reminded me of this song Seeger used to sing every year when we saw the show. It is by his sister. And it is a good rallying cry for "Women in STEM" fields, I think. Here it is:
— Jonathan Eisen (@phylogenomics) January 28, 2014