Posts tagged "Title IX"

Calling all graduates: Who is the 'Token Female?' And how did I get here?

Calling all graduates: Who is the 'Token Female?' And how did I get here?
NOTE: This column is dedicated to recent graduates: A very talented Features Editor from Moraine Valley Community College in Palos Hills wrote a story about me for their award-winning student newspaper, the Moraine Valley Glacier.  She just graduated from MVCC, and looks forward to a publishing career.  Speaker tells class ‘Be Fearless’ Posted by Ciara Barnett on... Read more »

"Binders Full" of Amazing Women, Now and In The Future, Thanks to Title IX

"Binders Full" of Amazing Women, Now and In The Future, Thanks to Title IX
With both political candidates focusing so heavily on the women’s vote this November, I thought I would re-run one of my earlier columns this year about the many positive effects of Title IX, the ruling that changed my life and the life of many famous individuals. My niece Amelia, age 9, is one busy and... Read more »

The All-American Red Heads: First Pro Women's BBall Team in the United States?

The All-American Red Heads: First Pro Women's BBall Team in the United States?
NOTE: On Saturday, the Minnesota Lynx honored the contributions of the All-American Red Heads women’s pro basketball team, which traveled the country more than 40 years ago. While passing me at the press table, one of them looked at me and said, “Now there’s a real redhead!” Though I thought I was pretty knowledgeable on... Read more »
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