Downton Abbey Feminists

Through the women of Downton Abbey, Mary, Edith and Gwen, we can see the beginning of a feminist evolution and then revolution described by Claudia Goldin.…

Gender Issues: Equal Pay Day

By Lilli DeBode, guest blogger, senior at Kent Place School Last Tuesday, April 9th was Equal Pay Day, the day symbolizing how far into 2013 women need to work in order to earn what men earned in 2012…

Sheryl Sandberg's Three-Point Plan

By Lilli DeBode, guest blogger, senior at Kent Place School Almost a month ago, COO of Facebook, Sheryl Sandberg, released her book “Lean in—Women, Work, and the will to lead.” In the past few weeks t…

Gender Issues: The Second Glass Ceiling

By Lilli DeBode, guest blogger, senior at Kent Place School A recent study shows that the glass ceiling not only pertains to employment, but also to marriage.  The results demonstrate that as women ea…

A Woman's Impact

In a Washington Post article with the heading, “‘Potty Parity’ hearing set for today,” I discovered that the U.S. Congress was working on a bill to increase the number of …

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