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					                                                           Women’s Education
                     T H E U N F I N I S H E D AG E N DA
                      “There are few subjects that match the social significance of
                           women’s education in the contemporary world.”
                          Amartya Sen, Nobel Laureate in Economics,“What’s the Point of Women’s Education,” address at
               Women’s Education Worldwide 2004: The Unfinished Agenda, conference at Mount Holyoke and Smith Colleges, June 2, 2004




                                        “Improvements in women’s                             “People ask me today
                                        education have contributed                             is there still a role for
                                        the most by far to the total                         women’s colleges and
                                        decline in child malnutrition;                        I answer immediately,
                                        and mothers with a secondary                                     ‘Absolutely.’
                                        education have children                           What I hope we can do is
                                        with mortality rates nearly                      spread women’s education
                                        36 percent lower than                             across the world. It could
                                        mothers with only a primary                              be one of America’s
                                        school education.”                                         greatest legacies.”
                                        First Lady Laura Bush, remarks to the                                  Senator Hillary Clinton,
                                        United Nations Commission on the                                      commencement address,
                                        Status of Women on International                                         Agnes Scott College,
                                        Women’s Day, March 8, 2002                                                     May 14, 2005
Getty Images                                                                                                                                                              Gary W. Meek




                                                Women’s College Coalition:
                                 Promoting the World’s Greatest Underused Natural Resource

      Agnes Scott College                         College of Saint Benedict             Midway College                                    Saint Mary’s College
      Decatur, Georgia                            St. Joseph, Minnesota                 Midway, Kentucky                                  Notre Dame, Indiana
      www.agnesscott.edu                          www.csbsju.edu                        www.midway.edu                                    www.saintmarys.edu
      Alverno College                             College of Saint Catherine            Mills College                                     Salem College
      Milwaukee,Wisconsin                         St. Paul and Minneapolis, Minnesota   Oakland, California                               Winston-Salem, North Carolina
      www.alverno.edu                             www.stkate.edu                        www.mills.edu                                     www.salem.edu
      Barnard College                             College of Saint Elizabeth            Mount Holyoke College                             Scripps College
      New York, New York                          Morristown, New Jersey                South Hadley, Massachusetts                       Claremont, California
      www.barnard.edu                             www.cse.edu                           www.mtholyoke.edu                                 www.scrippscollege.edu
      Bay Path College                            College of Saint Mary                 Mount Mary College                                Smith College
      Longmeadow, Massachusetts                   Omaha, Nebraska                       Milwaukee,Wisconsin                               Northampton, Massachusetts
      www.baypath.edu                             www.csm.edu                           www.mtmary.edu                                    www.smith.edu
      Bennett College for Women                   Columbia College                      Mount St. Mary’s College                          Spelman College
      Greensboro, North Carolina                  Columbia, South Carolina              Los Angeles, California                           Atlanta, Georgia
      www.bennett.edu                             www.columbiacollegesc.edu             www.msmc.la.edu                                   www.spelman.edu
      Brenau University                           Converse College                      Peace College                                     Stephens College
      Gainesville, Georgia                        Spartanburg, South Carolina           Raleigh, North Carolina                           Columbia, Missouri
      www.brenau.edu                              www.converse.edu                      www.peace.edu                                     www.stephens.edu
      Brescia University College                  Cottey College                        Pine Manor College                                Sweet Briar College
      London, Ontario                             Nevada, Missouri                      Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts                      Sweet Briar,Virginia
      www.brescia.uwo.ca                          www.cottey.edu                        www.pmc.edu                                       www.sbc.edu
      Bryn Mawr College                           Douglass College                      Randolph-Macon                                    Trinity (Washington)
      Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania                     of Rutgers University                 Woman’s College                                   University
      www.brynmawr.edu                            New Brunswick, New Jersey             Lynchburg,Virginia                                Washington, DC
                                                  www.douglass.rutgers.edu              www.rmwc.edu                                      www.trinitydc.edu
      Carlow University
      Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania                    Georgian Court University             Regis College                                     Ursuline College
      www.carlow.edu                              Lakewood, New Jersey                  Weston, Massachusetts                             Pepper Pike, Ohio
                                                  www.georgian.edu                      www.regiscollege.edu                              www.ursuline.edu
      Cedar Crest College
      Allentown, Pennsylvania                     Hollins University                    Rosemont College                                  Wellesley College
      www.cedarcrest.edu                          Roanoke,Virginia                      Rosemont, Pennsylvania                            Wellesley, Massachusetts
                                                  www.hollins.edu                       www.rosemont.edu                                  www.wellesley.edu
      Chatham College
      Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania                    Judson College                        Russell Sage College of                           Wesleyan College
      www.chatham.edu                             Marion, Alabama                       The Sage Colleges                                 Macon, Georgia
                                                  www.judson.edu                        Troy, New York                                    www.wesleyancollege.edu
      The College of New Rochelle                                                       www.sage.edu
      New Rochelle, New York                      Mary Baldwin College                                                                    Wilson College
      www.cnr.edu                                 Staunton,Virginia                     Saint Joseph College                              Chambersburg, Pennsylvania
                                                  www.mbc.edu                           West Hartford, Connecticut                        www.wilson.edu
      College of Notre Dame                                                             www.sjc.edu
      of Maryland                                 Meredith College                                                                        The Women’s College of
      Baltimore, Maryland                         Raleigh, North Carolina               Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College                   the University of Denver
      www.ndm.edu                                 www.meredith.edu                      Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, Indiana                  Denver, Colorado
                                                                                        www.smwc.edu                                      www.womenscollege.du.edu




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