These photos depict a supposedly hysterical woman who is in fact simply yawning.

Throughout history, Hysteria was characterized as a “women’s disorder” and is “undoubtedly the first mental disorder attributable to women” (McVean). In fact, the label of Hysteria was simply utilized as “the medical explanation for ‘everything that men found mysterious or unmanageable in women’” (McVean). This bias and misogyny which was…

The Second Sex by Simone de Beauvoir discusses the role of women in society as they are oppressed by the patriarchy and the impacts which various aspects of this oppression have on women. Beauvoir analyzes this oppression and its impacts on women at various stages in their lives and in…

Am I molding the molten molecules around me?

Or am I but a stiff shape, fitted into a mold?

Extending a hand, I can caress these molten forms-

am I one with them?

Or am I the sculptor -

a modern Camille Claudel,

addressing the world that manifests around me?

My passion for STEM fields and the involvement of women in STEM began in the sixth grade. This passion blossomed through my involvement in various organizations such as my role on the planning committee of WISE (Women in Science and Engineering) — an annual workshop that brings together girls that…

Each and every one of us have different perspectives shaped by the experiences that we have had throughout our lives. Each event, each moment; a chisel shaping our lives and view of the world: each of us the life’s work of a master sculptor, his job never done. However, the…

Kamie Aran

I’m a student discovering the link in society between technology, literature, and art while highlighting the role that women play in these three branches.

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