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Natalie Harder

2017-2018 Rising Voices Fellow Natalie Harder
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Natalie Harder, 2017-2018 Rising Voices Fellow

Natalie Harder is a senior at Newton South High School in Newton, Massachusetts. When she is not drowning in homework, she enjoys watching cheesy TV shows, procrastinating on BuzzFeed, reading just about anything she can get her hands on, and cuddling with her dog. Outside of school, she is an active member of her temple youth community and has spent many summers at Camp Young Judaea. She is an editor for her school's literary magazine and a founding member of the Film and Best Buddies clubs.

Blog posts

Natalie Harder in Israel

Adonai, Open Up My Ears

During the summer of 2016, I went to Israel with my summer camp and met a man named Yehoshua, who, being male, middle-aged, Israeli, ultra-Orthodox, and a Yankees fan, was everything I wasn’t.

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Lights, Camera, Social Change!

Everyone has that movie. The movie you’ve seen a million times and every time you watch it you’re slightly horrified with yourself because you quoted the entire thing and sang some of the background music. But that isn’t what horrifies me most about Spy Kids now. What currently horrifies me the most is that it’s executive producer, Harvey Weinstein, has been accused by over 30 people of being a sexual predator. 

Rising Voices Fellow Natalie Harder as a Second Grader

Second Grade Sexism

“Cutting the tie” was just about the coolest thing you could do in my second-grade class. This, in turn, made Mr. Arthur just about the coolest teacher in the elementary school. 

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