Four female editors-in-chief of college newspapers around the country—New York, Ohio, Michigan and the State of Washington—explained their hardships and successes that have arisen as both journalists and university students during the age of coronavirus.
From pushing listeners to stay safe and healthy, to starting campaigns to provide relief or aid in light of COVID-19, to addressing the federal government’s flaws, these women are fighting the pandemic with power and grace.
When indications of candidates’ gender (such as their first name) were removed from applications, women were selected at a higher rate than when their gender was obvious.
Powerful women on Twitter have been picking up the president’s slack—righting his wrongs, spreading trustworthy information and giving sound advice. Some make us cry; some make us laugh; some fill us with righteous rage.
The Trump administration declared farmworkers “essential” and advised them to continue working—meaning the 2.5 million U.S. farmworkers providing this food must put their health and safety on the line to keep Americans fed throughout this pandemic.
President Trump’s history of berating and avoiding the questions of women journalists of color in person and online has been widely documented and impossible to ignore. This week was no exception.
In the midst of the coronavirus pandemic, blood donations have become increasingly necessary to help those diagnosed with the disease. However, not all healthy people can donate: The FDA has stated that—despite the need—gay and bisexual men are still banned from donating blood.
The Kentucky General Assembly met at the State Capitol to discuss House Bill 451, which would limit abortion access. In response, Kentuckians drove around the Capitol building and honked their horns during the meeting, with signs reading phrases like “Go Home” taped to their car doors.
Assistant-Secretary-General and Deputy Executive Director of UN Women, Anita Bhatia, spoke to Ms. about COVID-19’s disproportionate impact on women internationally.
MAKERS is the award-winning video collection of women’s stories. Now, author Amy Richards is bringing these inspirational stories to young readers in the form of an interactive journal.