International Women’s Day: Dr. Orlando L. Taylor Reflects on the Legacy of Dr. Marie Fielder


by Orlando Taylor, PhD Distinguished Senior Advisor to the President, and Director of the Marie Fielder Center for Democracy, Leadership, and Education The origin of the phrase “A rising tide lifts all boats” is often—and incorrectly—attributed to John F Kennedy in a speech he made in 1963 in support of a dam project. The aphorism, or a version thereof, has been around for centuries in the Chinese language. Regardless of the source, the phrase is most appropriate to remember during Women’s History Month since many of the enormous accomplishments and contributions of women of diverse races, cultures, and nations have [...]