Karen Dixon, B.A. 1996

UMWA Health and Retirement Funds, Washington DC

1996 Major: Women's Studies and Biology

How has being a GSF (or Women's Studies) graduate from Duke helped shape you personally and/or professionally?

"Critical thinking, advocacy, empowerment

"GSF gave me a window into truly assessing the materials and history presented in public education, and how we must strive for the truth."

What advice would you give students in Duke's Gender, Sexuality & Feminist Studies programs?

"Use your knowledge to enlighten those in areas who are not exposed to it."