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  • Maternal Mortality and the Obesity Problem According to the World Health Organization, 2.8 million people die per year from diseases related to being overweight or obese. The WHO also states that “In all WHO regions women were more likely to be obese than men.” This is a global problem, but also uniquely a women’s problem, especially as the weight of pregnant ...
  • Some Stats on Education in Columbus In their list of 2015’s Most and Least Educated Cities, WalletHub ranked the Columbus metropolitan area 36th (out of the largest 150 metro areas in the nation). I also found a 2013 Dropout Tracking Report about Ohio’s schools; according to the report, “Columbus City Schools had the lowest dropout rate among the six urban districts in ...
  • 2012 Panel on Human Trafficking in Ohio In April 2016, I wrote the following summary for the course “Working for Women and Gender Inequality” at the University of Illinois Springfield, describing a panel on human trafficking in Ohio. While the panel was from 2012, the information discussed below provides a useful summary on the state of sex trafficking in Ohio and some ...
  • The Inequality of the Professional Wardrobe In early 2016, I completed a service learning project at Dress for Success Columbus. I love the work done at DFS, and I understand that women need to “look the part” in order to succeed in a business environment – both before and after they get a job. That said, I’d like to talk about ...