Leaning In: Women & Admission

August 8, 2019
Victoria Muradi, Director of Admissions & Financial Aid, Durham Academy, NC Rachel Skiffer, Dean of Policy and Strategic Planning, Phillips Academy Andover, MA Anne Frame Sheppard, Assistant Head of School for Enrollment, University Liggett School, MI Molly Dorais, Director of Admission and Financial Aid, Colorado Rocky Mountain School, CO How do women in admission “lean in”? In this presentation, understand issues such as day versus boarding, planning a family, balancing travel obligations, mentorship, advancing your career, creating a professional network, and negotiating salaries and benefits. This presentation provides insight into why there can be a gender gap in admission leadership, will give advice for women who are considering becoming mothers while advancing in their career, and makes recommendations for employers about how to make it possible for women to take on leadership roles in their schools.
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