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

Should these women be forced to call themselves ‘selectmen’?

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It was a seemingly common sense suggestion: Maybe it’s time to rethink what a town calls its top governing body. Then the debate started in Wakefield.

Meet the 29-year-old who wants to shake up Everett politics

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Politics in this blue-collar city have long been the domain of white men, even as its demographics have changed dramatically.

Is Ivanka Trump the new feminist icon? Advocates are skeptical

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Women still smarting from the impact of the glass ceiling last November, meet your new feminist figurehead.

High court dismisses defamation case against Deval Patrick

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The court did not address the validity of his main defense — that he could not be sued for remarks he made as the state’s chief executive.