Feminist lens on adoption

“Adoption is defined by American ethnocentrism. What ‘we’ do is right. We have the solution for everything. We can take better care of these children than you can.”

Maryam’s mission

“Absolutely I’m a feminist. I am not a man-hater. That’s not the point. It’s the equality, allowing people to be all that they are.”

2008 Changemaker: Margaret Anderson Kelliher

“We [women] tend to look at prevention as one of the most important lenses to see policy through.”

Suzanne Koepplinger

“We can’t move forward until we have more than anecdotal information. We’ve got to have the data.”

2008 Changemakers: Talking Suitcases tell unique life stories

“These are thoughtful, courageous, and sensitive women. As they worked, more and more memories came alive.”

2008 Changemaker: Wendy Rahn

“There’s a core group that are really attached to the studio-and it’s not just the studio, it’s the community.”

2008 Changemaker: Girl-focused education

“We intentionally recruit from underserved populations.”

2008 Changemaker: Ann Dwight Lewis

“I have become impatient with those who are intent on dominating organizations and isolating power.”

2008 Changemaker: MPOWER camp: math + science = tons of girl fun

“We are empowering urban girls through science and mathematics.”

2008 Changemaker: Infinity Project

“We’re moving backward in the percentage of women judges appointed.”

2008 Changemaker: Kathryn Kysar’s “Riding Shotgun”

“It’s a rare look into the lives of 21 very different mothers as seen through the honest and unflinching lens of their daughters.”

2008 Changemaker: Mujeres en Liderazgo

“When they first started, they were really shy, and really nervous about giving their opinion to the group. That has changed.”