Category: Front Page

2016 Active Voice Fellow Sophie Gordon

Introducing Active Voice Fellow Sophie Gordon

By Shea Smith Sophie Gordon was born in Fuzhou, China and moved to the United States when she was just ten-months-old. After living roughly a year-and-a-half in Iowa, her family moved to St. Charles, Missouri before she left for college...

/ September 6, 2016
2016 Active Voice Fellow Sunshine Cho

Introducing Active Voice Fellow Sunshine Cho

By Holly Speck Sunshine Cho has a confession to make. Before she was a rising sophomore at the University of California, San Diego, 7-year-old Shine ‘borrowed’ her father’s credit card and subscribed to a two-year TIME Magazine subscription. Luckily, Shine’s...

/ August 30, 2016
2016 Active Voice Fellow Nashwa Bawab

Introducing Active Voice Fellow Nashwa Bawab

As a Muslim girl living in Texas, it was hard to find my voice at first. After 9/11, my dad would try to explain to me what hate was and instances I might come across it in life. I felt...

/ August 26, 2016
2016 Active Voice Fellow Darlene Aderoju

Introducing Active Voice Fellow Darlene Aderoju

Looking back, I wish I had someone to help me develop confidence. I wish I had support from the few other black girls at my school to feel beautiful. I wish I had someone to tell me that there’s more...

/ August 24, 2016

Active Voicers, Assemble! Chicago workshop kicks off inaugural fellowship year

“Find your voice. Own your voice. Don’t be afraid” Five college journalists drawn from campuses from coast-to-coast got a two-day crash course in movement-building from experts in the legal, nonprofit and public-relations fields. The Aug. 18-19 workshop marked the kickoff...

/ August 21, 2016
Making Sistory - Active Voice interview with the Klibanoff sisters

Making Sistory – Active Voice Focus on the Klibanoff Sisters

By Holly Speck What do you get when you combine sisters and history? Very literally, you get – Sistory! Here at Active Voice we are all about female journalist empowerment in the present and fighting censorship for the future, but...

/ July 15, 2016