Camille Palmer developed her technical skills from the first day of basic sewing class
at Stephens. A six-week summer internship at Jerell, a Dallas-based manufacturer
of apparel, opened her eyes to the possibility of making technical design her
Regardless of whether we are talking about making Earth a more long-term hospitable place for life forms as we know them or some other particular topic, you can expect to find emerging from women’s colleges a great many leaders and change-makers, thinkers and communicators, intelligent and invested women with a mission.
Today more women are attending college than men; many older, nontraditional students are earning degrees while raising families; and financial aid, scholarships, federal loan programs, and changed policies have opened collegiate doors for students of all income levels and cultural backgrounds.