|Workshop attendees listen intently to Monroe County Medical Examiner |
Dr. Caroline R. Dignan talk about balencing her career and family life.
photo: Ove Overmyer
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Quotes and words worth remembering but not limited to:
Linda Donahue: Quoting labor icon and feminist Rose Schneiderman right after witnessing women throwing themselves out of the ninth floor windows of the burning NYC Asch Building during the tragic Triangle Shirtwaist Factory fire in 1911 that killed 146 garment workers, "Life is so cheap and property is so sacred."
Dr. Anne Kress: "Become part of something that is bigger than yourself. In your personal journey, know when your opportunities exist and be prepared to ask yourself what do you want to give up? And, behind every great woman is herself."
Camille Julian: "I always told my children that the road you take in life will always be a journey forward."
Dr. Anne Kress: "College readiness begins before kindergarten."
Linda Donahue: When referring to the enactment of early 20th century labor laws, "Laws are often used against us as well as for us."
Dr. Caroline R. Dignan: When asked about weighing the difference between the public or private sector medical arenas, she repsonded, "I never considered the money when I decided to follow my dream to study forensic pathology."
Erin Julian: "Everyone can make a difference in your community-- all you have to do is volunteer."
Angela Muscianese: "Awesome."
|photo: Ove Overmyer|