Kathy Stimpson grew up in various places across the US, courtesy of her father’s military career. She graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Business Education (back when shorthand and typewriters were a thing). As what she considers compensation for having endured three older brothers, she and her husband were blessed with three daughters. Now that the children are grown, she enjoys spending as much time with the six grandchildren as possible, while also taking time with her husband to do some traveling and hiking (the only form of exercise she likes).

Currents March 2021

I have to admit, this month’s tenet, “We work in partnership with our global sisters to create generative solutions,” was pretty overwhelming to me and seemed completely beyond my skillset. But after reading the articles written with this tenet in mind, I realized that I don’t necessarily have to be the one to come up…

Dr. Frances Oldham Kelsey – A Woman of Integrity

Photo Credit: Frances Oldham Kelsey, MD, PhD, receives the President’s Award for Distinguished Federal Civil Service from President John F. Kennedy in 1962. Photo credit: Special Collections Research Center/The University of Chicago Library When I first learned of Dr. Frances Oldham Kelsey, my immediate thought was that she embodied this month’s tenet: “We recognize and…

Currents June 2020

Over the years, I have gained a better appreciation for Father’s Day. I believe that it’s a reminder that good men and fathers are important, and that fatherhood deserves to be honored. I have come to appreciate the examples of good fathers in my life: a beloved uncle, my husband, sons-in-law, nephews, and friends’ fathers.…

Currents March 2020

This month’s tenet, “We work in partnership with our global sisters to create generative solutions,” can seem a bit overwhelming at first glance. But our authors show how women can start small and make a difference. Our new author, Rebekah Pierce, introduces us to the Stella H. Oaks foundation which gives scholarships to single mothers.…