A panel of women of with various positions of authority came to speak of their experiences in the workforce here at The University of Pittsburgh. The panel consisted of Sherdina Harper, the Coordinator of Cross Cultural and Leadership Development Programming, RaShall Brackney, a leader of the Pittsburgh SWAT team, Jennifer Cairns, a member of the Pittsburgh Passion sports team as well as a lawyer, Deborah Walker, a police officer that currently teaches at Pitt and is community relations officer, and Chelsa Wagner, a politician.
I thought many of you may enjoy this. Who Needs Feminism? is a blog of various people's opinions on why we still need feminism today. It's very informal, but modern. It also shows how the internet is a useful tool for feminism today. Enjoy!
The story of Brandon Teena, according to author John M. Sloop in "Disciplining the Transgendered: Brandon Teena, Public Representation, and Normativity" is described as "fascinating enough, and emotional enough, that most people remember its outline with very little prompting." The story of Brandon Teena, as you may know, is that of a transgendered man, one that started his life as female, that moved to Falls City, Nebraska, in order to live his life peacefully and away from anyone that would know about his past.
Hello, my name is Alice Haas, and I am an Electrical Engineering major with a possible second major in Japanese. I am studying these two subjects because I love mathematics and science and electronics, and I want to use this to help design the technology of our future. I have a strong interest in Japanese culture and society, and I think it would be absolutely thrilling to just collect all of my belongings and perhaps living there one day.