Essential Questions

  • How has the political, cultural, and social landscape changed for women, and what role has all-girls education played in this transformation?
  • How are girls’ schools engaging with their local, national, and global communities to provide their students with authentic learning experiences?
  • Why are women still underrepresented in government at all levels? What can educators do to help empower girls and young women to use their voices to enact change?
  • How do girls’ schools encourage healthy dissent, respect for different viewpoints, and an appreciation for civil discourse—all necessary tools when working for the betterment of a community?
  • Where does the concept of power—both political and financial—come into play when educating girls?