In the 8 January 2009 Times Higher Education Supplement, Elizabeth Whitelegg discusses Emily Monosson’s Motherhood, the Elephant in the Laboratory: Women Scientists Speak Out, observing:
“Any scientist who is also a mother will recognise and empathise with many of the experiences in this book, while those who are yet to have children would benefit from the advice given here. Many of the stories are inspirational and one can only hope that the achievements they document will provide encouragement to women who follow. They reveal skills, achieved through the experience of motherhood, which these women were able to feed into their careers; benefits to the institutions that hired them and to science by relating different ways to pursue a career; alternative ways of measuring success; and new perspectives.”
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