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April 5, 2024 |  The Fuller Project

“Egyptian Made” exposes layered systems that keep women out of work

Laurie Hays spoke with Leslie T. Chang about their book “Egyptian Made” that uncovers the systems that keep women out of, or under-valued in, the Egyptian workforce.

February 2, 2024 |  Foreign Policy

Men Alone Cannot Build a Durable Peace in the Middle East

Xanthe Scharff spoke with women in Gaza, the West Bank and Israel about their work to bring peace to the region and wrote about their heroic efforts.

January 3, 2024 |  Barrons

Universities Are Facing Diversity Whiplash. Four President Searches Will Set the Tone.

Laurie Hays reflects on the diversity challenges within Ivy Leagues amid Harvard University President, Claudine Gay’s resignation.

December 28, 2023 |  Foreign Policy

5 Ways Women Made a Difference in 2023

Xanthe Scharff reflects on the people and organizations who fought for peace and justice amid rising conflicts in 2023.

December 7, 2023 |  Substack

#MeToo Seems to Have Flown Over the Heads of the Banking Industry

Laurie Hays weighs in on continued corporate practice of blaming victims of sexual harassment.

August 22, 2023 |  Substack

Anti-Woke is Anti-Business So Don’t Expect Corporations to Put DEI Back the Bottle

Laurie Hays reflects on the businesses that are intentionally excluding DEI initiatives.

October 30, 2023 |  The Fuller Project

As Domestic Violence Awareness Month winds down, The Fuller Project’s commitment to the story won’t end

Xanthe Scharff reflects on Domestic Violence Awareness Month and The Fuller Project’s commitment to continuously report on the issue.

October 6, 2023 |  The Fuller Project

Activist Narges Mohammadi Wins Nobel Peace Prize Symbolizing Hope for Iranian Women

Xanthe Scharff reflects on Nobel Peace Prize winner Narges Mohammadi and how her win has helped amplify Iranian women’s voices.

September 15, 2023 |  The Fuller Project

The protest for women, life and freedom is not over

Xanthe Scharff reflects on the one-year anniversary of Masha Amini’s death and the women’s rights movement that followed.

September 4, 2023 |  The Fuller Project

Peace and Security Depends on Closing the Workforce Gender Gap

Xanthe Scharff reflects on workforce parity for Labor Day and the monetary policies The Fuller Project is looking at.

September 1, 2023 |  The Fuller Project

The women workers who are subsidizing global public health

Xanthe Scharff weighs in on women’s labor as 35 female professors sue Vassar college over gender-based salary discrimination.

August 17, 2023 |  The Fuller Project

A generation at risk: two years after the Taliban takeover, Afghan women and girls are still fighting for basic human rights

Xanthe Scharff reflects on women and girl’s education two years after the Taliban regained control in Afghanistan.

August 11, 2023 |  Aspen Institute

Aspen Ignites: Transforming Global Health

Fuller Project contributing reporter, Maggie Fox moderated a panel discussion on ways to improve healthcare delivery in communities across the world.

July 31, 2023 |  The Fuller Project

From Malawi: The power of a story

CEO Xanthe Scharff reflects on her experience reporting on a story that inspired her career working for women and girls.

July 16, 2023 |  The New York Times

Sree’s Sunday New York Times Readalong

Xanthe Scharff joined guest host Neil Parekh for the #NYTReadalong to discuss the origins of The Fuller Project and share examples of reporting that have spurred impact.

June 23, 2023 |  The Fuller Project

Japan’s “Flower Demo” Movement Prompts Change in Rape Law

Xanthe Scharff reflects on the Flower Demo organizers who recently helped change Japan’s rape law.

June 15, 2023 |  The Fuller Project

New UN Development Programme Study Reveals Nine Out of 10 People Hold at Least One Fundamental Bias Against Women

Xanthe Scharff reflects on the UN Development Programme’s new gender social norms study.

June 13, 2023 |  Foreign Policy

FP Global Health Forum

Fuller Project contributor Maggie Fox spoke with World Bank Global Director for Health, Nutrition and Population Dr. Juan Pablo Uribe about strengthening the global health system.

May 26, 2023 |  The Fuller Project

For Turkey’s women the fight doesn’t end with the run-off

Xanthe Scharff reflects on the erosion of women’s rights over Erdogan’s 20 years in power.

May 11, 2023 |  Women Moving Millions

Catalyzing A Feminist Future

Xanthe Scharff spoke at the Women Moving Millions’ 2023 Annual Summit last week along with The Fuller Project’s reporter Louise Donovan and Zan Times editor Zahra Nader.

May 3, 2023 |  The Fuller Project

Committed to Reporting on Women: Reflecting on World Press Freedom Day

Xanthe Scharff echoes the importance of including women’s perspectives in the news for World Press Freedom Day.

April 21, 2023 |  The Fuller Project

Investing in Our Planet Means Investing in Women

Xanthe Scharff highlights our environment and climate reporting while reflecting on Earth Day’s theme of investing in our planet.

March 20, 2023 |  World Bank Group

Women, Business and the Law 2023

Xanthe Scharff reflects on World Bank’s new gender equality study.

March 8, 2023 |  Foreign Policy

America Is Again Failing Afghanistan’s Women—and Itself

Xanthe Scharff explains why the U.S. must endeavor to keep its promise to Afghan women while also examining how such grand goals shattered so spectacularly.

March 13, 2023 |  The Fuller Project

“The kind of hope that changes the world.”

Xanthe Scharff reflects on International Women’s Day.

March 8, 2023 |  The Meteor

Everything on the Line: Women-Led Revolutions in 2023

Xanthe Scharff discussed how women-led movements took shape and what people can learn from them.

February 27, 2023 |  The Fuller Project

The Black, LGBTQ pioneer who paved the way for Thurgood Marshall, RBG

A Q&A between Eva Rodriguez and director Julie Cohen about the heroic life and achievements of Pauli Murray.

February 3, 2023 |  The Fuller Project

Three decades after the FMLA became law, caregiving responsibilities still knock women out of the workforce

Xanthe Scharff reflects on the 30th anniversary of the FMLA.

January 24, 2023 |  The Washington Post

Domestic violence cases rise with extreme weather

Eva Rodriguez on the link between domestic violence & climate change on the Post Reports podcast.

December 23, 2022 |  Foreign Policy

How Women Changed the World This Year

From Colombia to Iran, feminism is an increasingly unstoppable force.

December 19, 2022 |  Atlantic Council

Strategic blind spots? Advancing the Women, Peace and Security Agenda in US national security strategies

Xanthe Scharff moderated a discussion on how applying a gender lens can contribute to integrated deterrence and the role of the Women, Peace, and Security agenda in implementing the NSS and NDS.

December 1, 2022 |  Foreign Policy

FP Summit: Her Power 2022

Eva Rodriguez interviewed Reps. Dina Titus (D-NV) and Maria Salazar (R-FL) in two separate sessions for “The View from Capitol Hill.”

November 8, 2022 |  Madam Policy

Elevating Voices and Raising the Bar for Women in Global Journalism

Xanthe Scharff discussed the importance of uplifting women’s voices in journalism and partnering with local women reporters around the world to cover global stories.

November 4, 2022 |  The International Conference on Legislation and Law Reform

iLegis 2022

Xanthe Scharff and Editor in Chief, Eva Rodriguez spoke about journalism’s impact on global policy at the conference.

October 15, 2022 |  Double Exposure

Screening: Body Parts

Xanthe Scharff moderated a discussion with BODY PARTS director Kristy Guevara-Flanagan and producer Helen Hood Scheer for the film’s D.C. premiere.

September 26, 2022 |  The Fuller Project

How Africa’s first Gender Desk Succeeded

Xanthe Scharff on the new study about an innovative partnership between Nation and The Fuller Project.

April 27, 2022 |  Foreign Policy

The Transition to Net Zero | Making Good on COP26 Commitments

Xanthe Scharff moderates a discussion with Annelise Riles, the Executive Director of the Roberta Buffett Institute for Global Studies at Northwestern University for Foreign Policy’s Climate Summit.

March 20, 2022 |  Foreign Policy

Ukrainian Women on the Front Lines but Not in the Headlines

Ukrainian women are at the center of the war—but too often at the margins of public imagination.

December 4, 2020 |  Foreign Policy

Fighting a Shadow Pandemic

Xanthe Scharff moderated a panel about the disproportionate impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on women around the world.

October 15, 2020 |  Foreign Policy

FP Summit: Her Power 2020

Xanthe Scharff interviewed Congresswoman Karen Bass and National Security Correspondent for FOX News, Jennifer Griffin.

May 13, 2020 |  PBS NewsHour

During the pandemic, reports of child abuse have decreased. Here’s why that’s concerning

Xanthe Scharff on the investigation into sexual abuse online during COVID.

April 30, 2020 |  Boston Globe

Federal government needs to change how it releases unemployment data

There is limited data on how race and gender intersect in the economic aftermath of the pandemic.

March 12, 2020 |  Time

Why the Coronavirus Outbreak Could Hit Women Hardest

Women disproportionately hold jobs in industries with poor protections.

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