TAM

  • Meta Stuff

    ICYMI: July 21-July 27 on the Skepchick Network

    Hello! I have exciting news. We’ve added a new Skepchick site! Well, OK. It has been around for a bit, but now it’s better! Let me re-introduce Skepchick Events! They aren’t just about promotional posts anymore. They live blog events and publish some kick ass interviews, so you should totally start checking them out on the reg. Teen Skepchick The…

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  • Feminism

    Chicks, Tough Old Hens and Roosters. Oh, and T-shirts at TAM

    It has been a long but very productive weekend for me. I spent my weekend in discussions with Dr Steve Novella with the hope of finding a way to end at least some of the drama surrounding the T-shirt incident that happened at TAM last year. As many of you know, Dr Harriet Hall wore a shirt that said on…

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  • Activism

    Tam Women Grants: The Final Four

    What a long strange trip it has been. What started out as just another happy TAM fundraiser for us has turned into what feels like a literal marathon on my end. I’m exhausted. But I am proud to say that I have stuck it out and raised more money that ever before. A heartfelt thank you goes out to everyone…

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  • Activism

    Surly Women Grants Round THREE

    You guys! I’m am proud to announce that I have raised enough money to send another group of women to TAM this year. This brings the total number of grants awarded so far up to EIGHTEEN! This also means I have officially beat last years record. WOOOOOT! Want to know how to get more women involved in science and skepticism?…

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  • Activism

    TAM 2012: The First 6 Grant Recipients

    I have been raising money to pay for registrations for women to attend the Amazing Meeting in Las Vegas this year. I have so far raised enough for six registrations! That’s SIX women who normally would not be able to attend the event but now they will be there! I’m SO freakin’ excited and proud! THIS IS SO GREAT! This…

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  • Activism

    TAM Women Grant Update: Matching Donor

    Last week I told you about the Surly Women Grant program that I have started up again so that I can help send more women to The Amazing Meeting in Vegas. THIS week we have a matching donor who has oh-so-kindly offered to help out! For every YOU CAN MAKE A DIFFERENCE Surly sold this week or up to a…

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  • Activism

    Surly Women Grants for TAM 2012

    Remember last year when I “put my money where my mouth is” and used my mad-Surly-art-skillz™ to help raise money to send women to TAM? I made a bunch of limited edition TAM9 necklaces and I promised I would use the profits to pay for at least one woman’s membership to last year’s event. With an amazing outpouring of support and…

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  • Activism

    A Quick Guide to Boosting your Immunity!

    A couple months ago the Women Thinking Free Foundation elected a few new cohorts to the board including Ashley Hamer (aka Smashley) of Mad Art Lab fame, Katie Hovany, and myself. Since then we have managed to plan a Tdap vaccination clinic at TAM in conjunction with the JREF, so get excited and come say hello to the WTF in…

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