The Power of Networking (or Not)

In┬áLearning to Stand and Speak, historian Mary Kelly noted that alumnae associations from women’s schools reinforced “relationships they had forged at the intersection of female learning and female friendship.” Educational leaders of the 1830s and 1840s, like Sarah Sleeper of the New-Hampton Female Seminary, believed the┬ácombined intellectual powers within female networks could spark within theContinue reading “The Power of Networking (or Not)”