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White Bird By Ruta Sevo
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Thomas lands bewildered in Kathmandu, to find a place to scatter the ashes of his older brother Paul, who was a Peace Corps volunteer in Nepal. He meets an American cohort of Paul’s. Helen... More > stayed and became a Buddhist nun. His visit prompts the surprising revelation that Paul is the father of her daughter. The girl, Eike, grew up in Kathmandu and became an unlikely Buddhist shaman, or healer. His encounter with them is awkward. Thomas dabbles in meditation and Tantric sex, flirts with Helen, and loses the ashes. They almost lose Eike when she goes into ritual trance to guide her father out of bardo, the state between death and rebirth. The characters are connected by the death and transmigration of Paul’s soul, the “white bird” that ties them together. Without knowing it, Thomas has followed a practice for grieving suggested in the Tibetan Book of the Dead.< Less
Serving Up Science and Engineering (to girls especially): a quick briefing By Ruta Sevo & Barbara Bogue
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A guide for people who find themselves involved with education outreach programs to recruit girls and minorities to science and engineering, or want to know about them. It offers a quick digest on... More > a range of topics from activities to use with kids, to who's doing what in this area and why. Designed like a 10-minute cookbook. Pick up things that appeal to you. Hand out this book at your diversity or outreach workshop. It is meant for leaders who want to explore the issue, helping them nagivate the field.< Less
Memo to the Educate to Innovate Campaign By Ruta Sevo
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A MEMO to the Educate to Innovate Campaign (Obama, 2009), that recommends top five strategies to increase the number of girls and women in science and engineering education. Made by a group of 20... More > lead organizations with brainstorming response from 350 experts in the national community of practice. The “July 19th Collaboration” offers a list of 39 focused strategies, each of which can be tied to root causes based on research, and pilot programs with results. Together they comprise a systemic effort to change and correct for historical biases and exclusion. Lead contact is National Coalition for Women and Girls in Education (NCWGE) http://www.ncwge.org. See also http://stemcollaboration.org .< Less
Serving Up Science and Engineering (to girls especially): a quick briefing By Ruta Sevo & Barbara Bogue
eBook (PDF): $0.99
A guide for people who find themselves involved with education outreach programs to recruit girls and minorities to science and engineering, or want to know about them. It offers a quick digest on... More > a range of topics from activities to use with kids, to who's doing what in this area and why. Designed like a 10-minute cookbook. Pick up things that appeal to you. Hand out this book at your diversity or outreach workshop. It is meant for leaders who want to explore the issue, helping them nagivate the field.< Less

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