We Persisted: Exclusive Interview with Chelsea Clinton

The Rosalind Franklin Society is pleased to introduce you to an impressive champion of women who persist and pursue their passions: Chelsea Clinton. Of course we all know her as the President’s daughter, the Secretary of State’s travel companion, and the front-row seat for a Senator from New York. But she now harbors a BA from Stanford, an MPH from Columbia, a D.Phil from Oxford, and a husband, 3 children and a dog in New York City! And she carries on the family traditions of public interest and leadership.

This currently takes the form of a wonderful new children’s book series entitled “She Persisted…” The most recent in this series, “She Persisted… in Science”, is of special interest to the Rosalind Franklin Society. It features several women scientists, famous and not-so-famous, and notably includes Rosalind Franklin.

Here is your special opportunity to meet a woman who persists, and encourages others to do the same. She is interviewed  by Julianna LeMieux, Senior Science Editor at Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology News. Julianna has a PhD in molecular biology and did a postdoc at MIT. Clearly she persisted too!



The Rosalind Franklin Society recognizes and celebrates the contributions of outstanding women in the life sciences and affiliated disciplines, promotes broadened opportunities for women in the sciences, and through its many activities motivates new generations of women to this calling. 
The Society honors the achievements of Rosalind Franklin (1920-1958), a British x-ray crystallographer whose extraordinary work, though largely overlooked and under-appreciated at the time, was crucial to the discovery of DNA’s structure by James Watson and Francis Crick. The powerful symbolism of her remarkable story drives the Society’s agenda.

The Rosalind Franklin Society is a tax-exempt 501(c)(3).