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Faust says women should press ahead

Faust says women should press ahead

May 30, 2014

It’s hard to imagine today, but as a woman, Harvard President Drew Faust would have been unable to attend Princeton University, Yale University, or the University of Virginia in 1964.

The reality was little better in Cambridge, Faust told a crowd today gathered under a tent during the annual celebration of Radcliffe Day. Had she been a student then at Radcliffe, Harvard’s sister college, said Faust, Lamont Library would have...

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Finding their voices

Finding their voices

May 7, 2014

“Adult education has improved our lives,” said Waleska DeSouza as she stood before a crowd at the Charlesview Community Center in Allston-Brighton. “We can look for jobs, express our feelings and our thoughts, because we speak English now. Last week, a woman asked me for information, simple information on how to take the bus. But I could help her. It felt amazing, and I am so grateful.”

DeSouza was addressing...

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