Playwright, Performer, Activist
At first blush, it seems as if Eve Ensler has only existed for the past ten years, when her first great work The Vagina Monologues appeared. Of course that couldn’t be further from the truth. Ensler had been living the life of a woman pressured and abused by both society and by some players in her life, especially her father. These experiences became the subject of much of her subsequent work.Read more
Founder of Computers for Youth which gets computers in the hands of students who otherwise would have no access to them. How this for her Bandy quote, “ There is a theory which states that if ever anyone discovers exactly what the Universe is for and why it is here, it will instantly disappear and be replaced by something even more bizarre and inexplicable.” Elisabeth was also a White House Fellow.
Author, commentator, ethicist, activist.
Her quote in Bandersnatch gives more than a hint of Leslie in the future. It begins, “To have a reason to get up in the morning, it is necessary to possess a guiding principle.” Today she is one of leading thinkers in Australia with a regular stint on ABC Sydney and Brisbane. She is a Senior Lecturer at the Monash Institute of Health Services and an energetic writer of opinion pieces on feminist concerns as they affect the issue of the day