Carsen Zarin

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8 Minutes to Make a Difference – The Red Zone of Halloween

This past Wednesday marked the beginning of the Red Zone, which will last a full 8 days. For the duration of that time, GW Students Against Sexual Assault (SASA) is hosting their 2nd annual awareness campaign. This year, it’s all about 8 critical minutes. SASA’s campaign focuses on the fact that every 8 minutes, a […]

Finding the Balance Between Feminism and College Life

As a blogger for Fem2pt0, I strive to be honest. As a board member of George Washington Students Against Sexual Assault (GW SASA), I strive to lead by example. But I am also a college student.  A college student who thoroughly enjoys going to parties (which, yes, are mostly hosted by men), a college student […]

National Women’s Equality Day: Why You Deserve Applause

Picture this: you’re standing on the coast looking out onto Liberty Island and you see women. Women are scaling the Statue of Liberty to hang several 40-foot banners from her crown. Not far away, more women are banning together to stop the ticker at the American Stock Exchange. More than 100,000 women are coming together […]

Join Our Next Tweetchat at #nxtgenfem! Marlo Thomas and Passing the Torch of Feminism

The argument remains: Do we, as women, still live in a male-dominated society? Or have we finally achieved a sense of equality? Perhaps this will be a debate that never ends, in a “chicken or egg” cul de sac in which each side can produce convincing and fact-based arguments, but no conclusion is really ever […]

The Credit Belongs to Those Who Said I Would Fail: Democracy That Delivers

Have you ever heard a story that you thought everyone needed to hear? Last week, I attended the Democracy that Delivers for Women conference, sponsored by the Center for International Private Enterprise (CIPE).  Over 230 women and men from around the world came to DC to explore the economic and political empowerment, civil rights, and […]