Cindy Blaha is the George H. and Marjorie F. Dixon Professor of Physics & Astronomy at Carleton College. She obtained her B.S. and Ph.D. in physics and astrophysics at the University of Minnesota and has been teaching and doing research with students at Carleton since 1987. Her astrophysics research centers on a galaxy-wide census of emission-line regions in spiral and dwarf galaxies in the Local Group. Cindy is also a Co-PI in the eAlliance project, an NSF ADVANCE program aimed at forming peer-mentoring groups for women faculty in physics and astronomy.