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In this episode you’ll hear about: the persistent lack of equality in educational access, why feminist schools are necessary, and a discussion of the book How Girls Achieve.
Our guest is: Sally A. Nuamah, the author of How Girls Achieve. She is a scholar, activist, and filmmaker. She has received numerous awards, including the Gates Millennium scholarship and the Black Women Organized for Political Action’s Under 40 Award in Education, and was selected a Change-Maker by the White House. She began the TWII Foundation to provide funding for girls striving to be first in their families to go to college. She was named a postdoctoral fellow at Princeton University and a Women and Public Policy fellow at the Harvard Kennedy School. She is currently Assistant Professor at the Sanford School of Public Policy at Duke University.
Your host is: Dr. Christina Gessler, a historian of women, gender, and sexuality.
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