Harriet Aronow is a Research Scientist in nursing research at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center. She grew up in a musical activist family. Singing union, civil rights, and anti-war songs at home, parties, meetings, and demonstrations was part of the fabric of her upbringing. A singer and multi-instrumentalist, she was part of the Boston and Cambridge 1960s/70s folk scene. After moving to Los Angeles, she earned her PhD in Public Policy Psychology from Claremont Graduate University, raised a family, and forged a career in health care research. In recent years, she has returned to promoting performance traditions through her volunteer involvement in The Ash Grove, Folkworks, and GetLit.