“Above all, don’t fear difficult moments. The best comes from them.”Rita Levi-Montalcini, Nobel Prize-winning neurobiologist

As October ushers in Breast Cancer Awareness Month, we are inspired to look back over the decades to the female doctors, chemists, biologists, and researchers who devoted their educations and careers to research and discoveries that have advanced medical understanding and treatments. This week, learn about 10 of these phenomenal women.

Anita Roberts: molecular biologist

Dr. Helen Brooke Taussig: Lasker Award and Presidential Medal of Freedom recipient

Eva Vertes: microbiologist

Alice Ball: chemist

Gerty Cori: biochemist and first American woman to win a Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine

Dr. Esther Zimmer Lederberg: pioneer of bacterial genetics

Dr. Elizabeth Wayne: biomedical engineer

Mina Bissell: biologist

In Alabama: Dr. Hadiyah Green, cancer survivor and Alabama A&M University graduate, “is determined to beat cancer — with lasers.”


@ Alabama Chanin
Gear up for fall and shop cozy layering pieces in stretchy rib knit, soft jersey, and our luxurious waffle knit – all made from 100% organic cotton.

@ The School of Making
Sew together: Join us for First Tuesdays tomorrow at The Factory and stay for lunch at The Factory Café.

Cool-weather patterns: Learn more about our newest collaboration project with A Verb For Keeping Warm here on the Journal and look for our final Build a Wardrobe 2018 pattern, the Ezra Coat, on the Journal this Thursday.

@ The Factory Store + Café
Crop Stories: Fall is officially here and that means sweet potatoes are back on the menu. Stop in for a Hot Pastrami Sandwich and a side of roasted sweet potatoes.

Lunch + Saturday brunch menu here.

Friends of the Café: Our final dinner of 2018 takes place on Thursday, October 18th with chef Kelly English. Reserve your seat here.

Pop-up @ The Factory: From October 18th – November 3rd, The Factory Store will host a pop-up shop featuring leather bags and goods made from Hawks and Doves, an artisan design company based in Raleigh, North Carolina.

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