Peggy McIntosh

Peggy McIntosh is senior research associate of the Wellesley Centers for Women at Wellesley College. Thirty-five years ago, she founded the National SEED Project on Inclusive Curriculum (Seeking Educational Equity and Diversity), which she codirected for its first 25 years. She consults throughout the world with college and school faculty who are creating more gender-fair and multicultural curricula. Peggy has consulted on 22 campuses across Asia on bringing materials on women into university curricula. Her 1989 article, “White Privilege: Unpacking the Invisible Knapsack” has been instrumental in increasing public understanding of many kinds of privilege.