Michael Alison Chandler

Washington, D.C.

Reporter who focused on families and gender issues

Education: University of California at Berkeley, MA in Journalism

Michael Alison Chandler wrote about families and gender issues for The Washington Post. She left The Post in April 2018. In recent years, she also covered education. The Ohio native has lived on both coasts and has a graduate degree from the University of California at Berkeley School of Journalism.
Latest from Michael Alison Chandler

More mass shooting survivors, inspired by Parkland, are joining the fight for gun reform

They include survivors of the earliest school shootings. Now parents, they are fearful for their own children.

March 20, 2018

92-year-old Girl Scout organizes tour of White House for Maryland troops

Older volunteers are leading service projects and mentoring younger scouts.

March 10, 2018

Capital Area Food Bank taps new chief executive

Radha Muthiah has experience addressing health and poverty issues globally.

February 27, 2018

Online directories aim to improve the search for child care

District officials and frustrated parents launch databases.

February 24, 2018

Md. lawmakers consider bill requiring schools to teach sexual consent and respecting personal boundaries

More states are considering laws to incorporate sexual violence prevention into public school programs

February 21, 2018

Women working in male prisons face harassment from inmates and co-workers

Taronica White was a lead plaintiff in a class-action lawsuit at the nation’s largest federal prison complex that settled for $20 million.

January 27, 2018

Virginia lawmakers seek to make menstrual products more affordable, available

“Women don’t have a choice as to whether or not they have a period,” said Del. Jennifer B. Boysko. “This is a fairness issue.”

January 22, 2018

Women are now a majority of entering medical students nationwide

At George Washington University, the entering class in 2017 was 62 percent female.

January 22, 2018