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HARDING: Closing the Academic Gender Gap

HARDING: Closing the Academic Gender Gap

I had a revelation at the start of this semester. As I thought back on the courses I have taken during my time as a government major at Georgetown University, I realized that I have only ever been taught politics by old, white men. I mean that with all due[Read More…]

by October 16, 2017 1 comment Commentary, Opinion, Opinion - Top
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This statue of Confederate Gen. Albert Pike in Judiciary Square has been the center of D.C. leaders’ criticism. City officials have called on the National Park Service to remove it.

Council Considers Memorials to Minorities, Women

  A bill proposing the construction of monuments to honor native Washingtonian women and people of color in each of Washington, D.C.’s eight wards will move forward to a public hearing on Thursday, Oct. 5, taking the next step toward becoming law. The bill comes after D.C. leaders including Mayor[Read More…]

by September 29, 2017 0 comments City News, News, News - Top
Women Through the Public Gaze

Women Through the Public Gaze

In collaboration with the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts, The Phillips Collection has assembled a special exhibition that brings together some of Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec’s finest printed works. Running Feb. 4 to April 30, “Toulouse-Lautrec Illustrates the Belle Époque” explores the period’s printing technique, a contribution of enormous importance to[Read More…]

LUX: Trump’s Gendered Hypocrisy

LUX: Trump’s Gendered Hypocrisy

During Women’s History Month, the Trump administration frequently highlighted how much it values and supports women. However, it simultaneously proposed plans to undercut and defund important women’s health care funding and educational initiatives for girls. It is entirely paradoxical to take action that strips women of government protections while extolling[Read More…]

by April 4, 2017 0 comments Commentary, Opinion, Opinion - Top
VIEWPOINT: Ministry and Motherhood

VIEWPOINT: Ministry and Motherhood

A Hindu priest, and Catholic priest and an imam walk into the office of a Protestant female reverend. This is not the beginning of a bad joke, but rather another Tuesday morning in my office in Healy 110. To be honest, there was a time when, in that lineup, I[Read More…]

by January 31, 2017 0 comments Commentary, Opinion, Opinion - Top
VIEWPOINT: Fight to End Gender Violence

VIEWPOINT: Fight to End Gender Violence

“Women’s rights are human rights, and human rights are women’s rights,” declared Hillary Clinton at the 1995 U.N. Council on the Status of Women. More than 20 years later, this pivotal speech is still referred to as a global wake-up call regarding daily violations against women’s basic rights. Further, Clinton’s[Read More…]

by December 6, 2016 1 comment Opinion, Opinion - Top

Partnership Empowers Women

  McDonough School of Business professor Catherine Tinsley and associate professor Edward Soule are preparing to return to Masoro, Rawanda to continue their research on a joint venture between Kate Spade & Company and the Rwanda-based Abahizi Dushyigikirane Ltd. Kate Spade & Company, one of fashion’s biggest brands, began developing[Read More…]

by January 29, 2016 0 comments Business, Business - Top

Panel Targets Gender, Climate Connection

The Georgetown Institute for Women, Peace and Security hosted a panel discussion on the lack of female involvement in climate change mitigation and the effect climate change has on women in the Intercultural Center Auditorium on Friday. The event, titled “Women and Climate Change: Impact and Agency in Human Rights,[Read More…]

by October 20, 2015 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
NGUYEN: Support Women’s Decisions

NGUYEN: Support Women’s Decisions

I am a man, one who is weighing in on the issue of a woman’s right to her own body. Preposterous? Yes. Invalid? I don’t think so. My lack of understanding as a man is all the more reason why I understand. Here’s the thing: I will not undergo nine[Read More…]

by October 16, 2015 4 comments Commentary, Opinion, Opinion - Top

Program With Us

The #SitWithMe campaign — focused on encouraging women to enter computer science-related fields — highlights several pressing issues as it pushes for progress. Historically, there has been a long-standing discrepancy between male and female information technology professionals due to how women are precluded from pursuing opportunities in increasingly important jobs.[Read More…]

by September 11, 2015 0 comments Editorial, Opinion, Opinion - Top