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Blakely, Mary Kay

  • By: Jennifer L. Burkett
  • In: Encyclopedia of Motherhood
  • Edited by: Andrea O'Reilly
  • Subject:Sociology of Gender, Parenting, Maternal Health

Born in 1948, Mary Kay Blakely is a mother, teacher, author, journalist, and feminist who is also involved with multiple media outlets for women's issues. Many of her articles and books interweave topics such as politics, motherhood, and careers, and her novels chronicle the convergence of all three, resonating with contemporary women from a variety of backgrounds. In fact, she is often consulted for her views on women's topics, and her essays have appeared in the Washington Post, the New York Times, Psychology Today, and Family Circle, to name a few national publications.

Numerous Organizations

Blakely has been involved with a number of organizations whose main objectives are to empower women to become the most productive members of society they can be. She is on the National ...

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