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Mattie Kahn

The All-Women Unit That Stops Poachers in Their Tracks

An interview with Lewyn Maefala, a member of the Black Mambas conservation squad.

May 25, 2018
The Doctor Who’s Saved 46,000 Congolese Women — and Isn’t Done Yet

Denis Mukwege helps the victims of abhorrent sexual violence through surgery, psychological treatment, and hope.

January 4, 2018
These Women Are Saving American Politics

In Trump's America, women are running for office in unprecedented numbers. Here are their stories.

December 5, 2017
What Will Really Come of Trump's Abortion Regulations?

On the effects of the global gag rule.

July 11, 2018
The Law Professor Fighting for Rape Victims at Stanford and Beyond

An interview with Michele Dauber, who is trying to get the judge behind the Brock Turner case recalled.

July 5, 2018
Walking Against the Wind

An interview with Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia Mathews Burwell.

June 25, 2018
The Lenny Interview: Senator Jeanne Shaheen

A conversation with the woman making it easier to secure equal paychecks.​​

May 30, 2018
Is This the Ultrasound Generation?

A reported look at the social impact of a Facebook feed full of sonogram images.​

May 28, 2018
Debbie Wasserman Schultz Doesn't Care What You Think

An interview with Congresswoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz, the head of the Democratic National Committee.

May 16, 2018