Speaking in Baltimore this week, feminist icon Gloria Steinem came across like a really hip great aunt, the kind of woman who’s lived a rich, layered life. But at 84, her days of organizing are largely behind her. Will anyone fill that leadership void?
The kidnapped Nigerian schoolgirls, like our girls at the Roland Park Country School, have their own aspirations and they represent the hopes and dreams of their parents. They were expected to have careers as teachers or doctors. Their lives matter as much as the lives of the girls at RPCS. We need to recognize that girls anywhere on this planet matter.
As we recap all of the great strides women have made toward gender equality and have pushed for sensitivity and understand about our needs, wants and desires for ourselves - even still - during the month of March there is little talk about the many injustices still facing women in the United States and around the globe.