I Loved You Once – Reflections from NCCWSL on Authenticity and Leadership

The following post are reflections from rising-sophomore Nitya Kumaran who represented UMBC at this year’s National Conference for College Women Leaders (NCCWSL). When Nitya found herself in my office after attending the conference in May she was full of energy, passion, complex thoughts, and challenges for herself. I asked her to write some of what she… Continue reading I Loved You Once – Reflections from NCCWSL on Authenticity and Leadership

On Makeup and #nomakeup

With last week’s No Makeup Day Reflection, I've been thinking about my own relationship with makeup and beauty culture as a femme feminist. I’m trying to push past my initial defensiveness and come to a self-reflexive and nuanced analysis. There are a hundred directions to take such an analysis, but right now I’m most troubled by what… Continue reading On Makeup and #nomakeup