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Research. Outreach. Curriculum. Evaluation.
The Alverno College Research Center for Women and Girls generates and applies research, develops curricula, prepares evaluation tools and conducts outreach for the purpose of supporting and inspiring initiatives to improve the lives of women and girls locally and nationally.
Adolescent Girls’ College Aspirations: Precollege Expectations and Goal Setting of Adolescent Girls and Women
This paper looks at key issues about the aspirations for college held by adolescent girls. It raises issues about potential and perceived barriers to girls’ aspirations, especially as girls seek to enter nontraditional fields such as STEM.