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A working mom on back-to-school life in COVID purpose

Sep. 14, 2020 12:44 pm

A working mom on back-to-school life in COVID

In the midst of a global pandemic, when the family juggling act has intensified and the ability to provide the most basic needs is even more at risk, the crises faced by working mothers cannot be ignored, says guest columnist Michelle Legaspi Sanchez.
Opinion: During the pandemic Philadelphia has been dealing with a silent epidemic of sexual violence purpose

Jul. 14, 2020 7:30 am

Opinion: During the pandemic Philadelphia has been dealing with a silent epidemic of sexual violence

"For many people, the coronavirus-related stay at home order has resulted in victims of sexual violence being quarantined with their abusers," says guest columnist Dr. Monique Howard.
Forget #WomensHistoryMonth. We celebrate the accomplishments of women every week purpose

Mar. 6, 2020 2:22 pm

Forget #WomensHistoryMonth. We celebrate the accomplishments of women every week

This month we turn the spotlight on women in leadership throughout the nonprofit and social impact sector in Philadelphia.
Katherine Johnson: NASA mathematician and much-needed role model people

Feb. 25, 2020 11:17 am

Katherine Johnson: NASA mathematician and much-needed role model

In her guest column, The Conversation's Monica Grady celebrates the extraordinary achievements of Katherine Johnson, and why women space scientists and engineers still need role models.
The hidden story of two Black women looking out from the pages of a 19th-century book purpose

Jan. 27, 2020 11:00 am

The hidden story of two Black women looking out from the pages of a 19th-century book

Lecturer and poet Frances Ellen Watkins Harper is known for her work to secure women's right to vote in Philadelphia (and beyond). But Mary E. Harper's story is hidden. Two historians set out to uncover it.
The appeal of collective giving purpose

Oct. 31, 2019 12:30 pm

The appeal of collective giving

From nonprofit organizations to the broader community to the women members who join together, collective giving can make a world of difference, say guest columnists Mary Broach and Beth Dahle.
Report details the gender gap on boards of Philly’s nonprofit meds and eds purpose

Oct. 7, 2019 8:00 am

Report details the gender gap on boards of Philly’s nonprofit meds and eds

The Women’s Nonprofit Leadership Initiative and the Nonprofit Center at La Salle University just released their 2019 census of women board members of the 50 largest nonprofit medical and educational institutions in Greater Philadelphia.
Escaping Zurnita’s box: An Indonesian immigrant’s journey to find community people

Jun. 29, 2019 8:00 am

Escaping Zurnita’s box: An Indonesian immigrant’s journey to find community

Adjusting to life in the United States isn’t easy when home still feels like thousands of miles away.
Farrah Parkes: ‘I have always wanted my work to be about making a difference’ people

May 20, 2019 8:30 am

Farrah Parkes: ‘I have always wanted my work to be about making a difference’

The new executive director of New Century Trust says that the private foundation's focus on gender justice is a perfect fit.
Power Moves: Remembrance, justice and paradigms in the spotlight people

Apr. 2, 2019 3:07 pm

Power Moves: Remembrance, justice and paradigms in the spotlight

An astonishing range of power women made their moves in March — fittingly, the month in which we stop to honor women's history and achievements.

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