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Education

Minnesota Women’s Press 2024 Youth Resource Guide: Jobs and Activities

Our annual summer guide with at least 80 camps, internships, work opportunities, and scholarships

A Conversation About Black Women’s Mental Health and Academia

In my mind, it was simply "let me get through it."

Deep Dive: How Legislators and Law Enforcement Are Divided on Using Force on Students

The contentious debate in the legislature continues about whether chokeholds can be used on students. This represents recent discussion by a variety of voices, from law enforcement to students to pediatric health specialists.

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Women presidents in the making

Sue Hammersmith (Courtesy Photo) Women constitute nearly…

‘African-American history is American history’

"Just from interviewing my own family, I knew African-American culture had been around for generations, but you wouldn't know it from what we're taught in our schools."

Women are the solution : Q&A with Sheryl WuDunn

Sheryl WuDunn (Courtesy Photo) Empowering women and girls…

Language lessons

"... my Hmong is not as good. I'm not saying exactly what the teacher is saying. My mom asks if I'm telling her everything."

The 3 Ds: Debate, Discussion, Dialogue

As words swirl around health care, how do we effectively…

Union presidents: activists, counselors, collaborators, leaders

"Women tend to work in collectives very comfortably-which makes union work a comfortable place to be active."

2008 Changemaker: Girl-focused education

"We intentionally recruit from underserved populations."

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

"We are empowering urban girls through science and mathematics."

She rules the school

"Change is coming, not as quickly as we'd like. But it is coming."

Chingwell’s Mutombu’s global village

"I cannot change the world, but I can start with one person, knowing that it will grow. The ripple effects can be huge."

Big dreams

Single with kids, student mothers beat the odds