Protecting female spaces: The story of Hear Her Harvard

Michelle Xie, Rena Simkowitz and Margaret Wilson are the chapter presidents leading Hear Her Harvard

On May 6th, 2016, Harvard President Drew Faust announced a controversial policy restricting the opportunities available to members of single-gender organizations. In response, hundreds of undergraduate women took to Harvard Yard to express their concern, unified by the rallying cry of Hear Her Harvard. And with that, a movement was born. To understand the origins of … Read moreProtecting female spaces: The story of Hear Her Harvard

Meet 3 Inspiring Sorority Women in STEM Fields

Addison Keilty - one of many amazing sorority women in stem

In 2014, US News and World Report estimated that only 13 percent of all undergraduate degrees earned by women were in science, technology, engineering and math. Looking at Greek Life, sorority women in STEM are even less common. With this as a backdrop, you can hopefully understand why this tweet caught my attention. “Together we … Read moreMeet 3 Inspiring Sorority Women in STEM Fields

Tri Delta sister raises $190,000 for St. Jude after tweet goes viral

Madison Conklin leads Danni Messina and her Tri Delta sisters on a tour of St. Jude

Danni Messina wanted to find an alternative way to join her Tri Delta sisters in supporting St. Jude. Because of some extenuating family circumstances, she wasn’t going to participate in her chapter’s fall philanthropy. Instead, she decided to send out a tweet that would alter the course of her life. this time of year is … Read moreTri Delta sister raises $190,000 for St. Jude after tweet goes viral

Pi Beta Phi at Toledo aims to curb drunk driving

Pi Beta Phi mocktails casket

In 1996, a Pi Beta Phi sister at the University of Toledo was killed in a drunk driving accident. Her name was Katie Hoben, and the drunk driver was a fellow UT student. In her honor, and with the goal of preventing more fatal accidents, the sisters created Mocktails / Mock Trial. The program is a … Read morePi Beta Phi at Toledo aims to curb drunk driving