Labels and stereotypes, long used to subordinate and marginalize women in history, need to be opposed, not embraced.
In honor of International Day of the Girl Child, designated by the United Nations as October 11, a quote by … More
“I knew well that the only way I could get that door open was to knock it down; because I … More
While the stories of history’s first female doctors of philosophy are inspiring, they also highlight the galling realities of women’s centuries-long struggle to obtain equal educational opportunities and professional and intellectual respect. Seen as a whole, they have the power to light a fire beneath armchair inspiration and provoke similarly bold and progressive action.