Citizen of the Week: Joanna Lin

The high school sophomore started the Student Period Movement to fight “period poverty” from Broad Street to Bangladesh

By Elena Musher Eisenstadt

The Citizen Recommends: They Carried Us

A riveting new tome by two local educator/activists chronicles the lives of 95 African-American female trailblazers and their impact in Philly

By Jessica Press

Leveling the Playing Field

D.C.-based Black Girl Ventures is planting roots in Philly to empower black and brown female-identifying entrepreneurs with the resources they need most

By Jessica Press

The Citizen Recaps: Lara Price and Roxanne Patel Shepelavy

The Citizen’s executive editor and Sixers chief operating officer talked about the key to helping women get ahead: Being a champion

By Jessica Press

How Yasmine Mustafa Got Her Groove Back

The local entrepreneur has found a niche that’s poised to change lives and—finally—turn a profit

By Jessica Press

Texting To The Rescue

A team at Penn Medicine may have found a way to save hundreds of new moms’ lives with a simple—but incredibly effective—tool

By Jill Harkins

A Woman’s Place …

… is running the kitchen, despite restaurants still being mostly male-dominated. Philly proves that’s true at an event with influential food magazine Cherry Bombe.

By Jason Wilson

Audio: Reality Check with Brooke Davis Anderson

Charles sat down with the Director of Museum Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts to discuss PAFA leading the country in acquiring works of art by women, and being among the best at acquiring works by African American artists—an effort towards making the museum better reflect the city and world it is a part of.

By Charles D. Ellison