Topic: Shirley Tilghman
A Princeton alum advised female students to find their husbands while at school because 'you will never again be surrounded by this concentration' of smart men. Reaction was not positive.
Twenty years ago, the Ms. Foundation started Take Our Daughters to Work Day to demystify the workplace for girls. That mission is accomplished. What girls need now is encouragement to become leaders. It's time to take them to the C-suite, where the corporate chiefs work.
More are offering grants and tuition credit to high school students who put off classes for a year or more of service.
07/07/2009 01:00 am