Category Archives: DC

Rhymes with Shmashmortion

This weekend my roommate talked to a priest about abortion policy at a wedding. My roommate works on the girls, women and population team at the United Nations Foundation. They had divergent viewpoints. Women’s sexual and reproductive health and rights have … Continue reading

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Young women in the workplace: A timeless story of power.

“Project your personal power” is a phrase I heard often while working towards my Master’s degree last year.  It was usually in the form of well-intentioned advice from a mentor or a colleague.  While well-intentioned, it was also somehow deprecating, prophesy-fulfilling advice.  It … Continue reading

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Por Fin, a New Adventure

I tried to write a new series of haikus over the summer to capture the essence of my “funemployment,” but it was hard to sell the self-deprecating humor. The haikus went something like: Today I woke up and arranged sea shells by size. Productivity. … Continue reading

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