women in education
Three months ago, my then-boyfriend, Craig, got down on one knee and asked me to marry him. I cried with excitement. After all, it was a huge moment in my life that was exceptionally exciting, special and celebration-worthy. But is it an accomplishment? No.
I eventually gave Amelia the first grade math evaluation. Afterwards, I asked her about school. We did some problems from her school textbook together and talked about things she liked to do. She told me that she loved to read but hated math. "I'm just not good at it."
America's two million female veterans are looking toward the future, and many are improving their employment opportunities by enrolling in courses. What issues do women veterans confront when they return to school?
Women are earning the degrees, earning the money, and making the spending decisions. We have a collective strength that is truly unprecedented. Let's use that power.
I propose that for the women who make it through all the challenges of primary education in countries where they are currently at a severe disadvantage, that we, as global citizens, work to apply the tuition-free and online model to their higher and secondary education.