The rebel woman lecture

The rebel woman lecture

Eulalee Thompson – The Gleaner – Tuesday, 10 April 2012 (originally published 04 April) Remembering the life of Dr Lucille Mathurin Mair The great Dr Lucille Mathurin Mair’s seminal work The Rebel Woman in the British West Indies During Slavery framed my consciousness as a young, undergraduate student on the Mona campus of the University […]

Our Best Diplomats: Women in the Peace Corps

Our Best Diplomats: Women in the Peace Corps

Elaine Chao – Time Ideas – Friday, 23 March 2012 (originally published 19 Mar) Fifty years ago, 65 percent of the people volunteering to join the Peace Corps were men and 35 percent were women. Today, those numbers have flipped, with 66 percent of volunteers during the 2000s women and 34 percent men. This change, […]

Appoint a woman for U.N. Secretary-General

Appoint a woman for U.N. Secretary-General

Michael E. Brown with Chantal de Jonge Oudraat – San Francisco Chronicle – 14 February, 2011 (originally published 13 Feb) In 2011, Ban Ki-moon begins the fifth year of his five-year term as United Nations secretary-general, and a discussion will begin about a possible extension of his term or a possible successor for him. U.N. […]