CAREER: PRINCIPAL/SUPERINTENDENT Name: Noelle Short Age: 34 College & major: Hamilton College – Major: Government; Minor: Environmental Studies Graduate school & concentration (if applicable): Master of Arts in English from Middlebury College’s Bread Loaf School of English; working on a Certificate of Advanced Study in Educational Leadership from SUNY Plattsburgh – anticipated completion in May […]
CAREER: VETERINARIAN Name: Mila Christen Age: 32 College & major: SUNY Geneseo, BS in Business Administration and Psychology Graduate school & concentration (if applicable): Cornell University, MS in Animal Science, concentration in Reproductive Physiology Cornell University, DVM. As a veterinarian I am licensed to practice with any species, but I focused on small animals and […]
CAREER: ART TEACHER (CURRENTLY TRAVELING ABROAD!) Name: Leah Gooch Age: 30 College & major: SUNY New Paltz, Art Education Graduate school & concentration: CUNY Brooklyn, Art Education Previous jobs: Filer in my dad’s medical office, Bus girl, Waitress Current occupation: Art Teacher How did you become involved in art education? I always wanted to be a teacher. I used […]
CAREER: PEACE CORPS & NON PROFIT PUBLIC SERVICE Name: Sehee Chung Age: 33 College & major: Smith College, Studio Art Graduate school & concentration: NYU Wagner, Master of Public and Nonprofit Administration, International focus Past jobs: First job was at Honey Baked Ham Company when I was 15. Then worked at Victoria’s Secret, which I hated. I […]
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Introducing P+S’s brand new sister site, MajorCrush.Org! A sleek, more streamlined way to view the inspiring women (and more) featured on Role Call and The Graduate. From college majors to career paths, you’ll find your Lady Inspiration for Life.
Because every day is #WomanCrushWednesday.
Did ‘Career Day’ leave you uninspired? Are you currently considering a college major, profession, or career switch later in life? Catch up on Role Call, a blog feature where young professional women share their insights on achieving success (…and their advice to teens!) You can also visit our sister site, Major Crush, for a more comprehensive view of the possible college majors and career paths walked by inspiring women.
Now take a look back at the growing list of women career role models – and importantly, what they would advise young women on pursuing their dreams.
We are always looking for more diverse and unique professional young women to profile – contact firstname.lastname@example.org to recommend yourself or a friend, or leave a suggestion in the comments section below.
Name: Katie Coyle
College & major: Marymount Manhattan College, English Literature
Graduate school & concentration: University of Pittsburgh, MFA in Creative Writing
Past jobs: I have worked at a movie theater, a boardwalk bookstore, a video store, as a personal assistant to a very wealthy woman’s personal assistant, a babysitter, a resident advisor, a writing tutor to student athletes, and as a temporary receptionist at various investment banks and non-profits.
Current occupation: Writer, Vivian Apple At the End of the World
Name: Joo Young Hong
College & major: Barnard College, environmental science & anthropology
Graduate school & concentration: Union Theological Seminary, Master of Divinity, Psych and Religion