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

On Beacon Hill, high-voltage testimony about abortion

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Hundreds of activists descended on the State House Monday for their first opportunity to weigh in on a bill that would expand abortion access in Massachusetts.

Lawmakers express discomfort over teen abortions without parental consent

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Even before it faces its first hearing on Beacon Hill Monday, an ambitious legislative effort to expand abortion access in Massachusetts has run into opposition from lawmakers who consider it to be an overreach.

Harvard dean ousted after Weinstein case to challenge school on academic freedom from within

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Ronald Sullivan said he envisioned creating an institution that could work within and beyond Harvard to reform academia and restore reasoned discourse on campuses.

For young activists, a new cause: period parity

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In this time of ferocious female discontent, women are increasingly demanding reconsideration of public policies surrounding the cost and distribution of menstrual products.