(Re)Visiting Miss Potter

(Re)Visiting Miss Potter

This piece on fictional and real-life women authors overcoming structural and cultural opposition encourages readers to persevere in pursuing equal opportunities to achieve their goals.

Book Review: Revisiting The Handmaid’s Tale

Book Review: Revisiting The Handmaid’s Tale

The Handmaid’s Tale has been reviewed countless times, but a revisit in the context of recent political developments reveals that it is increasingly important to remember that progress made in gender equality worldwide has been hard-won.

The Time for Action is Now – Beijing +25

The Time for Action is Now – Beijing +25

Georgetown virtually held Beijing +25: Commemorating a Watershed Moment for Women’s Rights on Sept. 10 with Former Secretaries of State Madeleine Albright and Hillary Clinton on the 25th anniversary of the United Nations Fourth World Conference on Women. What does the conference mean for politics in 2020?

Remembering John Lennon and Matthew Shepard

Remembering John Lennon and Matthew Shepard

Today, October 12th, 2020, marks twenty-two years since Matthew Shepard’s murder, three days after the 80th birthday of John Lennon, international peace and human rights activist and icon, who was also murdered and lost to the world at an unbearably young age.