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

In Vermont, transgender nominee catapults to national attention

By and Emily Williams , Globe Staff and Globe Correspondent

Christine Hallquist won the Democratic nomination for governor. She is the first openly transgender gubernatorial candidate from a major party in the nation.

More female candidates mean tough choices for women’s groups

By , Globe Staff

This year, so many women are running for certain seats that endorsing one of them means, of necessity, snubbing others.

Junot Díaz case may be a #MeToo turning point

By and , Globe Staff

In his first interview since being accused of inappropriate behavior with women, the celebrated novelist adamantly denied the allegations. His case may be a turning point in the #MeToo movement.

Judge denies Valor Act in assault case

By , Globe Staff

A judge declined to waive assault charges on a veteran accused of attacking his girlfriend.