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

Women’s soccer wage fight revives battle for Equal Rights Amendment

By , Globe Staff

The World Cup winners, who are suing their employer for paying them less than their unsuccessful male counterparts, may have just given the ERA its biggest chance for revival in decades.

What She Said

On Beacon Hill and beyond, women seeking male allies

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Women pushing for abortion rights and other legislation are asking for male support because women’s issues are often matters of economic equality and racial justice that affect men, too.

Who gets abortions in Massachusetts? Here’s what the data show

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Here’s a look at who is getting abortions, at what ages, and in what circumstances, based on newly released state data.

In Massachusetts, ‘aldermen’ are nearly extinct

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A wave of municipal government name changes has stressed gender-neutral terminology. In Winchester, the change brought with it a majority-female select board, for the first time ever.