Nancy Colasurdo is an award-winning journalist, author, and professional coach. A former Knight-Wallace Journalism Fellow at the University of Michigan, she has won writing awards from the Women’s Sports Foundation and the NJSIAA. In 2019 she was selected to be part of 50 Women Who Can Change the World of Journalism through the nonprofit Take the Lead.
Putting period products in schools is the right thing to do
By: Nancy Colasurdo - September 18, 2023
In 1999, I landed a dream job — web producer for a show called Oxygen Sports on a then-new women’s television network called Oxygen. Emphasis on women in our shows’ content meant emphasis on women’s needs in the predominantly female workplace. Imagine the feeling of walking into a restroom every day of your working life […]
N.J. Catholic school’s actions may be more troubling to kids than seeing an unwed mother
By: Nancy Colasurdo - August 24, 2023
When St. Theresa’s fired an unwed teacher for getting pregnant, it taught its students that it's OK to ostracize a member of their community.
N.J. theater manager was ‘ignorant’ in episode involving autistic boy
By: Nancy Colasurdo - August 10, 2023
A woman claims a Hazlet theater manager called the police when she brought her autistic son into the women's room with her.
On transgender student athletes: Just let them play
By: Nancy Colasurdo - May 4, 2023
You really want to protect women? Process the rape kit backlog. Keep the government out of our reproductive decisions. Stop glamorizing guns.
Group works to pack the N.J. political pipeline with women
By: Nancy Colasurdo - March 23, 2023
The director of Emerge New Jersey said women collaborate better than men do, making them more effective at governing.
‘Abortion pill’ case signals alarming moment for American women
By: Nancy Colasurdo - February 20, 2023
The anti-abortion movement is overreaching in its zeal to force its will on women of childbearing age, Nancy Colasurdo writes.
What if the script was flipped and Christians were being threatened?
By: Nancy Colasurdo - December 20, 2022
The author describes what it's like to celebrate Hanukkah when antisemitic incidents are on the rise.