Re: US Women's Soccer Coach is former Tech Writer

Subject: Re: US Women's Soccer Coach is former Tech Writer
From: <bcstamps -at- windstream -dot- net>
To: Jim <jameswitkin -at- gmail -dot- com>, techwr-l <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Wed, 17 Jun 2015 10:43:55 -0500

Got to go where your heart is!

---- Jim <jameswitkin -at- gmail -dot- com> wrote:
> If you are following the US Women's Soccer team currently playing in the
> Women's World Cup tournament, you might be interested in this bit of trivia
> about the coach, Jill Ellis. I came across this tidbit while reading her
> bio on Wikipedia:
>
> Ellis earned a Bachelors of Arts
> <https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bachelors_of_Arts> degree in English
> Literature and Composition at the College of William and Mary
> <https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/College_of_William_and_Mary> in 1988, and
> earned a master's degree in technical writing at North Carolina State
> University <https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/North_Carolina_State_University>.
> [5] <https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jill_Ellis#cite_note-WaPo-5> Her mother
> Margaret "was horrified", on learning of her plan to give up her lucrative
> job as a technical writer at Northern Telecom
> <https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Northern_Telecom> to work as an assistant
> coach with subsistence pay,[15]
> <https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jill_Ellis#cite_note-mh_20140904-22> while
> her father John advised her to "do something substantial" instead.[5]
> <https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jill_Ellis#cite_note-WaPo-5>
>
> Full Wikipedia entry here: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jill_Ellis
>
> Nice to know if the soccer thing doesn't work out, she can always go back
> to tech writing ;-)
>
> Jim Witkin
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