Laura Bates

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About the Author

LAURA BATES has become something of a spokeswoman for an increasingly hot phenomenon: the fourth wave of feminism. She writes regulary for many leading periodicals; has given TEDx talks; spoken to universities--including Harvard--and even to the House of Lords. Laura has received the 2015 British Empire Medal in the Queen’s Birthday Honours; the WMC Digital Media Award from the Women’s Media Center (founded by Jane Fonda, Robin Morgan, and Gloria Steinem), the Georgina Henry prize; has been named in the BBC Woman’s Hour Power List 2014 Game Changers, and in 2013 she won Cosmopolitan’s Ultimate Woman of the Year Award. She was also named CNN’s 10 Visionary Women List. She is the founder of the Everday Sexism Project.