If you could give a girl something no one could ever take away, would you?

Now, more then ever, women in the United State are standing up for equality and equity in a way that was never addressed by the previous waves in feminist history. The prior waves of feminism in the United States have previously been criticized because the agenda only took into account the lives and experiences of … More If you could give a girl something no one could ever take away, would you?

To Mourn

Being thousands of miles away from my home country doesn’t make the reality and the severity of the potential harm the Trump Administration could cause feel any less grim. Only a short three days into the new administration and all I feel, every time I look at news headlines, is pure hopelessness. I know that … More To Mourn

“Take comfort in being one of the first generations of Women that can make your own Choice”

I know that for many of us are experiencing a countrywide sentiment that times are changing. Some of us see a better future but for most of my close friends and family, changes that are on the horizon for the United States seem bleak. As a woman, I am even more concerned. As a university … More “Take comfort in being one of the first generations of Women that can make your own Choice”

Let’s just stop

Weeks before a presidential election that could change the trajectory of this country, conversations about sexual harassment and the position of women and girls in our society is a hot topic. I’m sure that most of us have been unable to avoid reading at least a headline about where or not Donald Trump is some … More Let’s just stop

Where does the United States stand on Gender Equality?

When I was writing my professional paper for my Master of Public Health program I used many tools to help me describe the relationship between stress and poor health outcomes, and the relationship between stress and gender roles. My topic was difficult to introduce because it was inclusive of many variables. During my writing process … More Where does the United States stand on Gender Equality?