Karen Edge on role modeling and talent spotting for women in education

This interview with Dr. Karen Edge appears as the fourth installment in a yearlong series on the public scholarship of women in education leadership. Karen Edge is the Pro Vice Provost (International) at University College London (UCL) and Reader in Educational Leadership at the UCL Institute of Education in London, UK. Karen is an academic and advocate committed to…

The Public Scholarship of Women in Education Leadership

A yearlong interview series presented by Esteem: Conversations Between Educators   This year, Esteem will publish a series of interviews that connect two compelling areas of interest. One is the AERA 2016 Conference theme of public scholarship for diverse democracies. The other is women’s leadership in education. Recently, these two areas have converged on Twitter as…

Sonia Nieto with Estrella Olivares-Orellana

Dr. Sonia Nieto has devoted her professional life to questions of diversity, equity, and social justice in education. A native of Brooklyn, New York, she began her teaching career in 1966 in an intermediate school in Brooklyn, moving two years later to P.S. 25 in the Bronx, the first fully bilingual school in the Northeast.…