Linda Napikoski

  • J.D. from Hofstra University
  • Activist who has worked with non-profit organizations such as AIDS Action and Amnesty International

Experience

Linda Napikoski is a former writer for ThoughtCo who contributed articles on feminism, with a focus on the feminist movements of the 1960s and 1970s. She has worked in newspaper and radio journalism, covering government, business, and travel. Napikoski has also worked on human rights and women's rights issues with many non-profit organizations, including AIDS Action, Amnesty International, and Women's Action for New Directions. She has examined women's literature, feminism, and the legal issues surrounding gender in academic settings and through "real world" activism.

As an undergraduate at the University of Southern California, Napikoski studied everything from feminist poetry to wedding traditions in world religions. During law school, she participated in the Gender, Law & Policy Colloquium and worked as a research assistant to a professor who wrote innovative articles about the intersection of law, race, class, and gender.

Education

Napikoski has a B.A. in English and Print Journalism from the University of Southern California. She has a J.D. from Hofstra University.

ThoughtCo and Dotdash

ThoughtCo is a premier reference site focusing on expert-created education content. We are one of the top-10 information sites in the world as rated by comScore, a leading Internet measurement company. Every month, more than 13 million readers seek answers to their questions on ThoughtCo.

For more than 20 years, Dotdash brands have been helping people find answers, solve problems, and get inspired. We are one of the top-20 largest content publishers on the Internet according to comScore, and reach more than 30% of the U.S. population monthly. Our brands collectively have won more than 20 industry awards in the last year alone, and recently Dotdash was named Publisher of the Year by Digiday, a leading industry publication.

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