Becoming a Woman in the Colonies

In 2010, Sheryl Sandberg gave a TED talk, Why We Have Too Few Women Leaders.”  She followed the talk with the 2015 publication of her book Lean In: Women, Work, and the Will to Lead.  Although the book was meant to inspire women’s self-belief and encourage them to take “a seat at the table,” it…

Tracing Eliza’s Steps

It’s almost impossible to pick up a magazine, scroll through social media, or watch TV without coming across something that Lin-Manuel Miranda is writing, singing, or rapping.  He’s encouraging us to vote– He’s writing for Disney, he’s tweeting, he’s on a NYC tour bus, he’s on the Tony’s, he’s doing “Wheel of Freestyle” on Fallon—he’s…