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The third book in the author's continuing memoir, which began with Road from Coorain and True North focuses on her tenure as the first woman president of Smith College. Reprint. 35,000 first printing.

About the Author

Jill Ker Conway was born in Hillston, New South Wales, Australia, graduated from the University of Sydney in 1958, and received her Ph.D. from Harvard University in 1969. In 1962 she married John Conway and moved with him to his native Canada. From 1964 to 1975 she taught at the University of Toronto, where she was also Vice President, before going to Smith College. Since 1985 she has been a visiting scholar and professor in MIT’s Program in Science, Technology, and Society. She serves on the boards of Nike, Merrill Lynch, and Colgate-Palmolive, and as Chairman of Lend Lease Corporation. She lives in Boston.

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Table of Contents

Choice — Beside paradise — Energy field — Job description — Scholars with pines — After the leaves are down — The politics of women's education — Sostenuto.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780307797346
Publisher:
A.A. Knopf
Subject:
main_subject
Author:
Conway, Jill K.
Subject:
all_subjects
Publication Date:
2001
Binding:
ELECTRONIC
Language:
English
Pages:
143

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Biography » General
Biography » Women
Education » General
Education » Higher Education
History and Social Science » Gender Studies » Womens Studies

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