Donna M. Cartwright

transgender activist, member, National Executive Board, “Pride at Work,” A.F.L.-C.I.O.; Board of Directors, National Center for Transgender Equality

Decades after the rebirth of the women’s movement in the 1960’s, discussion of public issues remains dominated by men, and the growing concentration of ownership of media, publishing and retail outlets threatens to stifle some of the few outlets for the development of strong women’s voices. The Center for New Words can help to counteract cultural backlash and commercialized conformity.