In May, Morgan Barbre ‘19 and Cambray Smith ‘18 traveled to Copenhagen, Denmark as delegates to the fourth triennial Women Deliver global conference. With nearly 6,000 attendees representing more than 150 countries, this was the largest gathering on girls’ and women’s health and rights in the last decade.
As a high school student, Lauren Frey ‘17 observed that people commonly assumed unidentified individuals or characters to be men. “I realized this happened sometimes due to the lack of language available to describe something in gender-neutral terms,” said Frey. “In other words, the binary system of pronouns made it difficult for people to truly be neutral.
posted 2011.03.31 Thousands of women from around the world recently gathered at the United Nations (UN) to engage in a dialogue on the status of women, and Katie Starr ‘11 was among them. While in New York, Starr presented her research on the sex trafficking of women and girls in the state of North Carolina as a delegate of the 55th Commission on the Status of Women (CSW). Katie Starr ‘11 presenting her research at the United Nations. “I
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As co-president of the NC State chapter of the Society of Women Engineers (SWE), Anahid Behrouzi ‘11 provides leadership for an organization dedicated to promoting engineering as a career aspiration among women by providing them with the necessary resources and support to be successful in the field. “On a basic level, the structure of SWE is like any engineering design group. A team works together to tackle the needs of a certain audience and tries to come up with innovative
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