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These PhD students credit female mentors for their sucess- now they’re paying it forward

These PhD students credit female mentors for their sucess- now they’re paying it forward

Jennifer Morales comes from a place where feminist role models are rare and detainees are prevalent. She’s from Mission, Texas, a city in Hidalgo County—one of the immigration epicenters in the United States. “Whenever you hear about families getting separated at the border, they’re probably talking about Hidalgo,” she said. It’s economically depressed, politically unstable, and, according … Continued

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At the intersection of work and family how do we define our identities?

At the intersection of work and family how do we define our identities?

Jamie Ladge has spent her career studying how working professionals view their identities in the office and at home—and how these identities often intersect. Now, in recently published research involving two separate projects, Ladge explores these dynamics in ways that shed new light on how different groups of working professionals view and manage their identities. … Continued

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The autistic, non-binary, queer, law student fighting for disability justice

The autistic, non-binary, queer, law student fighting for disability justice

Lydia X. Z. Brown is angry. A gender non-binary, queer, disabled person of color, Brown is self-described as “multiply-marginalized.” And the third-year law student at Northeastern, whose resumé of activism and pro bono disability justice work spans nearly 20 pages, is angry that there is still a need for this type of effort. “I’m angry … Continued

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