My Two Cents on the Wage Gap

Let’s share it again, everyone’s favorite debatable statistic. Women in the United States make 78 cents on the dollar compared to men1. Or more recently from a February 2017 Glamour magazine article, 82 cents on the dollar2. My post today is a direct reaction to this article because apparently, even in 2017, we still can’t seem to agree on 1) what the wage gap actually … Continue reading My Two Cents on the Wage Gap

A Refusal to Give Into Polarization

The United States of America is headed in a new direction and I find myself asking the same question. How did we get to this point? As a person of color, a woman, a child of immigrants, a multi-lingual and multi-cultural person, an artist, an educator, a young person, a believer of science, a progressive, and many other identities, there are things that are happening … Continue reading A Refusal to Give Into Polarization

Why I Press on Today, Tomorrow, and Always

Today is a day that many people all around the world, not just Americans, have been waiting for with bated breath. Whether out of fear or hope, there is an undeniable energy in the atmosphere. Even here in France, the teachers at my school chatter about the Inauguration in the staff room and at the cafeteria. Students from two separate classes asked me how I … Continue reading Why I Press on Today, Tomorrow, and Always