Tag: women

Women’s History Month Features:

To wrap up Women’s History Month, our writers at Fourth Estate compiled the stories of exceptional women from Virginia and D.C. area. Among the featured are: Lillian Lincoln Lambert, the first African American woman to graduate from Harvard Business School,…

Celebrating Lillian Lincoln Lambert

Living through segregation and being the first African-American women graduate from Harvard Business School By Christine Viray, Staff Writer An author, speaker and entrepreneur, Lillian Lincoln Lambert was the first African-American woman to graduate from Harvard Business School (HBS), where…

Gender in STEM “Moving in the right direction:

How Mason women learn and teach in a male-dominated field By Tisha Herrera, Staff Writer  Female Science Technology Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) students have historically been the minority in their respective colleges. Mason faculty say the ratio of male to…

A Woman Who Hikes Her Mountain Dreams

Marinel M. de Jesus empowers others by sharing her journey By Diana Nadira, Staff Writer Marinel had everything: a wonderful family, a good education, a profession as lawyer, friends and much love from everyone. There was no reason to be…

Faces of Mason: Women’s History Month Edition

As a part of Women’s History Month, Fourth Estate wanted to celebrate the wonderful leading ladies of Student Media. As of now, all Student Media organizations are run by women. We thought it was pretty historic – especially since representation…

Mason celebrates Women’s History Month

“MAKE YOUR OWN DAMN SANDWICH” AND OTHER EVENTS THROUGHOUT MARCH By Abigail Adcox, Staff Writer March 1 marks the official start of Women’s History Month. Mason’s Women and Gender Studies Center will celebrate with a variety of events throughout the…

Faces of Mason: WGMU

Interview by Basma Humadi, Assistant Lifestyle Editor As a part of Women’s History Month, Fourth Estate wanted to celebrate the wonderful leading ladies of Student Media. As of now, all Student Media organizations are run by women. We thought it…

Faces of Mason: Volition

Interview by Basma Humadi, Assistant Lifestyle Editor As a part of Women’s History Month, Fourth Estate wanted to celebrate the wonderful leading ladies of Student Media. As of now, all Student Media organizations are run by women. We thought it…

Mason celebrates National Women’s History Month

Basma Humadi, Staff Writer Since 1987, the month of March has been dedicated to Women’s History Month, which includes International Women’s Day on March 8. March is a month-long ode to the contributions women have made throughout history and continue to make…

Unraveling understandings of feminism

This story was first published in the April 27 issue of Fourth Estate. Hannah Menchhoff, Online Lifestyle Editor When asking Mason students about their thoughts on feminism anonymously over the popular app, Yik Yak, responses varied from “it needs to…