Personal Perspective on a Life in Science
As written by Cynthia M. Friend
The Kavli Foundation President, Cynthia Friend, shares her take on the dynamic frontier of science in a personal perspective published in The Journal of Physical Chemistry. Through a few stories, she highlights some of the opportunities and challenges over the last several decades and expresses her deep gratitude and privilege for a multi-faceted career, rich in ideas and full of friends and colleagues.
Dr. Friend also shares with readers her basic messages:
- Support education in all forms.
- Take calculated risks that open new opportunities for excellence and creativity.
- Expect challenges and meet them full on – leadership matters.
- Give back to your community and pave the way for others.
The special issue includes a tribute to Dr. Friend written by Dr. Robert Madix, along with her numerous publications in the journal.