Stephanie Ebbert

Stephanie Ebbert has been a Boston Globe reporter since 1997, covering local news and state politics and documenting some of the most closely watched campaigns in the country, including those of US Senators Elizabeth Warren and Scott Brown. In the aftermath of the 2016 presidential election, she shifted her focus to gender issues, documenting women’s political engagement and tracking their status in society, in politics, and in the workplace. A native of Shillington, Pennsylvania, Stephanie graduated from University of Delaware with a degree in English/Journalism. She previously worked for the Reading Eagle-Times, the Harrisburg Patriot-News, and Prevention magazine.

Latest stories

Does Revere need a Human Rights Commission? The City Council isn’t so sure.

By , Globe Staff

Just days after Mayor Brian M. Arrigo declared racism a public health crisis in the city of Revere and days before a local man was arrested for painting swastikas on a Muslim woman’s car, the Revere City Council balked at an effort to revive its Human Rights Commission.

House approves commission to reduce racial inequities in childbirth deaths

By , Globe Staff

The Massachusetts House of Representatives voted unanimously on Tuesday to create a commission led by people of color to reduce or eliminate racial inequities in maternal mortality and severe maternal morbidity.

Activists demand Pride board overhaul

By , Globe Staff

A group of LGBTQ volunteers is demanding an overhaul of the board that organizes the annual Boston Pride parade, accusing the current leadership of white privilege and insensitivity to the public unrest that erupted over police killings of Black men.

In Everett, the first Black woman on historically white council stands alone

By , Globe Staff

Though it’s considered one of the most diverse communities in the state — 19 percent Black, 26.5 percent Latino, and 40 percent foreign-born — Everett had elected only four councilors of color before 2019. Along with Adrien came the city’s first Latina councilor, Stephanie Martins, and first Asian-American, Jimmy Tri Le — part of a national wave of candidates determined to make governments look more like the communities they serve.