4. Describe a problem you've solved or a problem you'd like to solve. It can be an intellectual challenge, a research query
In order to close the ambition gap, however, those who already hold positions of power, and are frustrated with the lack of young women excelling at work, will have the next move, guiding us as we take our first steps into the workforce.
Women's colleges across the country are re-assessing how transgender women fit into their communities.
Look outwardly. Look outside the organization to understand how the world is changing -- and what new problems need solving.
As I write this, students I know are waiting to hear from dozens of schools, and many have already heard from a vast array of colleges and universities, from Arizona State to Temple and the University of Pittsburgh.
Anna, in my books, is aging gracefully and has not quite reached the non-exclusive membership club for the elderly.
Last year it was Hurricane Sandy. This year it is Hurricane Common Application. Both have prompted many colleges to push back some early deadlines, yet thankfully in this case no lives or homes have been lost or irreparably damaged.
How did we get here, trapped into a very small corner by a movement that was supposed to free us? When did being good become being perfect? And, most importantly, where do we go from here?
Debora Spar, President of Barnard College, is working to reframe the feminism conversation. She joins Alyona to discuss the changing state of stay-at-home husbands.
Debora Spar, President of Barnard College, is working to reframe the feminism conversation. She joins Alyona to discuss the difference between male and female-dominated workplaces.