Gender Equality

Kindergarten Teacher Kenya Barber Studies Education and Gender Inequality in Morocco through 2017 Zekavat Summer Sabbatical December 1, 2017


For just over two weeks in July, Kindergarten Teacher Kenya Barber traveled throughout Morocco to experience the culture of the... Read More


Mia Zayas ’16 Awarded by the Princeton Prize in Race Relations March 28, 2016

Senior Mia Zayas received a Certificate of Accomplishment from the Princeton University Princeton Prize in Race Relations for her capstone... Read More


“Leaning into Discomfort:” Upper School Diversity Workshop October 30, 2015

A selected group of 46 Upper School students attended a half-day leadership training workshop facilitated by the American Conference on... Read More


Amanda Cooper ’18 Named Garden State Seeds of Hope Award Honoree October 7, 2015

Source: NJ Monthly

Amanda Cooper ’18 was recently recognized as a New Jersey Monthly Garden State Seeds of Hope Award honoree, one of... Read More


Junior Alexis Tsapralis Blogs on Behalf of Girl Up May 1, 2015

Alexis Tsapralis at the Women in the World Summit

On April 22, Alexis Tsapralis ’16 attended the 6th Annual Women in the World Summit on behalf of Girl Up. She had... Read More


MFS Alumna is a Candidate for the New $20 Bill March 18, 2015

Alice Paul

An organization called Women On 20s is campaigning to put a woman’s face on the $20 bill. Their mission is... Read More

Former Lower School Librarian Discusses Alice Paul, Women’s Suffrage, and Peace Issues with Fourth Grade March 17, 2015

Former Lower School Librarian Miriam Feyerherm visited with fourth grade students today. Miriam formerly owned Alice Paul’s (MFS Class of... Read More


Women’s Choir Performs in GETMusic! Festival October 23, 2014

MFS Women's Choir

The Upper School Women’s Choir spent last weekend at a choral music festival called Girls Empowered Through Music (GETMusic!). They performed in... Read More


Margaux Vellucci to Perform at Day of the Girl Summit October 7, 2014

Margaux Vellucci

This Friday, October 10, Margaux Vellucci ’16 will perform Tchaikovsky’s Nocturne in D minor at the Day of the Girl... Read More


Kennette Banks ’02: Helping to Create Equal Access to Educational Opportunities September 30, 2014

Kennette Banks

This post is an excerpt from Making a Difference in Education, a story featured in the Fall 2014 issue of Among Friends magazine.  Kennette... Read More