New York City is Breaking the Glass Ceiling on Equality for Women in the Arts, in Business and in Everyday Life

New York City is Breaking the Glass Ceiling on Equality for Women in the Arts, in Business and in Everyday Life

Feminism in the United States isn’t a new concept. It’s ‘first wave’ came in the 19th and early 20th century. As Roberta Gold shares in her paper "I Had Not Seen Women like That Before”, young feminists in the 1960s and 1970s didn’t need to look far to have successful women to look up to [...]

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A Thank You Letter on the 50th Anniversary of the Stonewall Riots

A Thank You Letter on the 50th Anniversary of the Stonewall Riots

This weekend here in NYC we are hosting and celebrating World Pride. Aside from the parade being held on the last day of Pride Month, today is also the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall Riots. I’m not writing about my experience, or the struggles, or the uphill fight. I simply want to share my thanks [...]

Class of 2017

The following is the speech I submitted to be the undergraduate student commencement speaker, for which I was first runner-up, at Emmanuel College for the Class of 2017. "Good afternoon fellow graduates, faculty, staff, family, and friends, I would like to start off by forewarning you that public speaking is not my strong suit, but [...]