Alumni Highlight

Sharon Song
Tuesday, May 23, 2023

Sharon Song, a 2021 Human Rights M.A. graduate, published an article titled "Digital feminism: In the aftermath of #MeToo, what's next for workplace equity for women'' in the Journal of Human Rights. The article is based on Sharon’s graduate thesis.

Now that years have passed since the viral episode of #MeToo, the research tackles one pressing question: Did the benefits of the #MeToo movement produce changes for female workers in the U.S. most vulnerable to experiencing harassment in the workplace? The article seeks to analyze the aftereffects of the digital phenomenon by surveying how federal and state courts across the U.S. have attempted to improve gender equality through legal obligations, and whether their attempts targeted the correct groups. Click here to read the full article.

Sharon is an on-air journalist and political communications strategist in New York City, with years of experience reporting on politics, international affairs, and violations of human rights. From original reporting to breaking news, her journalism work has been featured on several major networks including NBC News and Fox News.