Celebrate Women’s Equality Day today!

Every August 26, the United States observes Women’s Equality Day. The day commemorates the anniversary of the certification of the 19th Amendment, which gave women the right to vote on a national level. The 1920 certification was the result of a...

HeForShe Global Head speaks in Seneca Falls

The keynote speaker for Seneca Falls’ Convention Days was Elizabeth Nyamayaro, the Global Head of the HeForShe initiative. Nyamayaro is also the senior advisor to the Under Secretary-General and the Executive Director for UN Women. In addition to her speech on July...

Attending Convention Days 2017 in Seneca Falls

This past weekend, the Women’s Rights National Historical Park in Seneca Falls, New York put on Convention Days. Convention Days is held annually in honor of the 1848 Women’s Rights Convention in Seneca Falls. This year has...

Women’s March: Seneca Falls, New York, January 21, 2017

The day after Inauguration Day, I joined more than 6,000 women, men and children at a march in solidarity with the Women’s March on Washington. I went to march in Seneca Falls, New York, not far from where I grew up. It’s hard to put into words just how...

Election 2016: Heartbroken, but trying to be hopeful

It’s November 9, 2016, just before Hillary Clinton is about to give her concession speech in New York City. I haven’t cried for a whole 50 minutes, which is a record and a brief reprieve from the throbbing headache and puffy eyes that I’ve developed over the...

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