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Max W. Orenstein / Clinton Foundation
Wednesday
Jun 25
2014

Why We Should Empower Girls to Be Curious

When I was in high school, a woman math teacher became a critical role model to me; she saw that I had a special interest in math, inspired me to pursue it, and encouraged me to go even further and try a mechanical engineering class in college. Once at Stanford, I was often only one of a handful of women in my engineering classes that were usually comprised of more than 40 students.