Amrah Salomón J., In Her Own Words

Amrah Salomón J., In Her Own Words

I just wrapped up an intense academic year balancing a difficult pregnancy, dissertation completion (PhD in Ethnic Studies at University of California San Diego), being on the job market, and working as an adjunct with no maternity leave nor benefits. I worked on my...
Welcome back!

Welcome back!

Our new home It has been a while since I wrote a blog post for aKIDemic Life – as for many of you, I’ve found COVID has put lots of things on pause. Now, thanks to a great partnership with IAMAS (International Association of Maternal Action and Scholarship),...
Thank You for 2019 and Watch Out 2020!

Thank You for 2019 and Watch Out 2020!

2019 has been a pretty big year for aKIDemic Life, with the launch of the website, the creation and curation of great new content to help parents and carers working in academia, and recognition by Nature Journals as one of the short-listed candidates for Inspiring...
The Story Behind aKIDemic Life

The Story Behind aKIDemic Life

This month aKIDemic Life founder Kirsty Nash was interviewed by Stefan Partelow for the Finding Sustainability Podcast run by the Environmental Social Science Network. In the episode she discusses how aKIDemic Life came into being, her own journey becoming a mum while...