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Finding Your Career 2.0 in Conservation Science: One Woman's Story

By Kayri Havens


Everyone’s career path is different, but much of what we hope to glean from our work is the same. We all want to love what we do. The poet Kahlil Gibran wrote that ‘to work with love is to charge all things you fashion with a breath of your own spirit.’

I wanted to share the career journey of a woman who truly took this sentiment to heart: Joan O’Shaughnessy, the ecologist who manages the Dixon Prairie and the Skokie River Corridor with the Chicago Botanic Garden. Joan bravely decided to leave her stable (if personally unfulfilling) …read more

Source: Huffington Post Green