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Gloria Steinem is a feminist icon. But Steinem, a writer at heart — and 1971 NYWICI Matrix Awards winner — told an audience of rapt New York City teens that she sees life “as one big editorial meeting."

The young women just finished a school year as mentees in the Girls Write Now program, an intense series of workshops and outings with mentors. The goal is helping young women find a voice through writing, though many are still learning what voices came before them. [read more]

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