In Central Park, 23 statues commemorate figures like Beethoven, Bolivar and even Balto, a sled dog—but none remember women. Pam Elam and Coline Jenkins set out to do something about it.
Author: Namita Luthra
Namita Luthra is a gender equality activist. She has served on the Board of Directors for a nonprofit called Sakhi for South Asian Women, was a staff attorney at the Office of the Appellate Defender and was named an ACLU Karpatkin Fellow before becoming a staff attorney at the American Civil Liberties Union Women’s Rights Project, where she co-authored a book called The Rights of Women and successfully litigated gender discrimination jury trials in federal court. Namita received her B.A. from Bryn Mawr College and her J.D. from the University of Pittsburgh School of Law.