"Pound for pound, [women’s colleges] outproduce their peer institutions for women in some of the nongender traditional fields, as well as women who go on to graduate school in all kinds of fields..."

April 3, 2015 at 10:22 AM

Kristen Renn '86A recent Fast Company article discusses how women's colleges provide a leading edge in preparing women for leadership and success. Kristen Renn, PhD '86 focuses on diversity in higher education and believes they fulfill an important role:

...women’s colleges can provide environments where women are encouraged to be leaders, because all leadership positions are held by women within the student body instead of competing with men. Additionally, women’s colleges attract international students whose families are more comfortable sending their daughters to women’s-only schools.

Read more in Are Women's-Only Colleges the Answer for Getting More Women in Top Jobs?

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