Carrie Hammer featured the first person to “walk” down the runway in a wheelchair during NYC Fashion Week. “I was just another model in a show, and that’s exactly what I wanted,” said Danielle Sheypuk. The push to diversify beauty ideals is catching on in other media as well.
Mariane Pearl, an internationally-known journalist, is a leading figure in the first ever celebration of the International Day of the Girl Child. In an interview, the 45-year-old mother of one spotlights education as the most important goal.
Eleven major hospitals in New York City do not participate in a state initiative to review maternal deaths, although the city has the highest number of maternal deaths in the nation. The lead manager of the reviews says that could be fatal for the effort.