Change is a phenomenon; some have accepted it positively and some negatively. In the midst of all this, some have made themselves agents of change and have taken the initiative in life to make sure the effect they so desire is achieved in their lifetime. Liz Plank is a Canadian online journalist, vlogger and diehard feminist. She has done so much to make sure she influences a lot of young women, change policies and gain as many male followers as possible because according to her, feminism is beneficial to men, as it creates a more stable society and provides overall satisfaction and happiness.
She believes that a society where everyone openly expresses their thought without fear of being ignored because they are not some big-time millionaire or celebrity worth millions of dollars is possible. Liz has used technology to her advantage by making blog posts and videos. She uses the internet to express her opinion about several key issues in society, especially where it concerns women. Her work has received positive reviews from a lot of persons and top media organizations.
Liz Plank’s Bio
The media personality was born March 19, 1987, in Quebec, Canada as Elizabeth Plank. Her nationality is Canadian and she is of white ethnicity. Her zodiac sign is Pisces. Liz has a sister but there is no information available about her parents or ancestry. Information about her high school education is not known either but she graduated from the McGill University in Montreal, Quebec, where she obtained a degree in Women’s Studies and International Development. Liz Plank was active in the college activities as she founded the Women’s Week in the school, took part in the schools swimming competition and also played a role in the school theatre The Vagina Monologues; a 1996 play written by Eve Ensler. The play portrayed challenges women face in the society.
Liz Plank went on to obtain a master’s degree in the prestigious London School of Economics. As a student, she successfully launched a petition through the website, Change.org with which she sought to change the rule preventing female boxers from wearing skirts in the 2012 Olympic Games in London. The rule was made by the Amateur International Boxing Association. The petition gained over 55,000 signatures and forced the AIBA to renegade on their decision.
A Look At Her Career At Vox
Liz Plank is a senior correspondent and executive producer for the Divided States of Women, an interactive media production at Vox media. She is an exceptional journalist, who not only have a visible passion for women but is also organized and skilful, knowing when to put out content that goes viral all the time. She has won the shortly social award for Best News in Media. She previously worked with New York-based Mic (then called PolicyMic) in 2013, starting out as an intern before being promoted to senior news correspondent. She also wrote articles for Huffington post and was a correspondent for MSNBC before moving over to Vox where she currently works as a senior producer and political correspondent.
Other Facts About Liz Plank
Liz Plank is a news correspondent, activist and political analyst, mainly speaking about women having the same rights as men in the various sectors across the country.
She makes videos which are aimed at being the voice to the voiceless and created #WhyWomenDontReport and other hashtags. According to her, women have been deprived of a lot of opportunities and privileges in history because it is believed she is weak and needs to remain that way. Liz believes a woman can be all that a man already is, in a world perceived to belong to men. She gave a lecture in TedTalk titled, How To Be A Man.
In 2015, she was named one of Forbes under 30 women in media.
She has a master’s degree in Policy with an emphasis on global gender politics from the London School of Economics.
She loves her family and says she couldn’t live without them. In an interview, she talks about how her mother’s affirmation of her videos gives her so much strength to go on making more.
Liz has a sister who is an excellent artist.
She believes in using the position of influence she’s been blessed with to provide opportunities for others to become the best they could possibly be.
Liz loves Waffles.
Her work has been analysed, talked about and published in big media houses and establishments such as the New York Times, Huffington Post, Al-Jazeera, and MTV.com.
Apart from her work being mentioned and rated, Liz has appeared in TV shows in Fox News, CTV, The Today Show, Al-Jazeera America and BBC World.
She was a research assistant and behavioural science consultant before becoming a news correspondent.
She loves the movie and character of “Wonder Woman” and if wishes were horses, Liz Plank would love to live on an island without men.