Christina Hoff Sommers Biography
Birthday: September 28, 1950 (Libra)
Born In: Petaluma, California, U.S.
Christina Hoff Sommers is an American philosopher, writer and social personality who is known for her strong views on ‘Equity Feminism’ as opposed to ‘Gender Feminism’. She did her PhD in philosophy from Brandeis University and went on to lecture at the Clarks University as an associate professor. She has made several appearances at various forums where she has expressed her view on feminism, with a twist, to specify that men and women should be given equal opportunities without any prejudice. She is of the view that men and women may have different natural abilities but that should not be a criteria for the opportunity to pursue a career of ones choice. Though she is a feminist, she is opposed to any type of reservation at the cost of men. At the same time, she is against women being treated differently and losing out in society. In order to propagate her views, she has appeared on television talk shows and produced videos that have been posted on You Tube to reach out to a cross section of society. She has also written and edited several books in which she has been vocal about her views. Today she is a respected personality and activist who has been a member of the Board of Advisors of the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education and the National Advisory Board of the Independent Women’s Forum.