A Woman's Education: The Road from Coorain Leads to Smith College

Author(s): Jill Ker Conway

Biography & Memoir


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Jill Ker Conway was born in Hillston, New South Wales, Australia, graduated from the University of Sydney in 1958, and received her Ph.D. from Harvard University in 1969. In 1962 she married John Conway and moved with him to his native Canada. From 1964 to 1975 she taught at the University of Toronto, where she was also Vice President, before going to Smith College. Since 1985 she has been a visiting scholar and professor in MIT's Program in Science, Technology, and Society. She serves on the boards of Nike, Merrill Lynch, and Colgate-Palmolive, and as Chairman of Lend Lease Corporation. She lives in Boston. From the Hardcover edition.

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  • : 9780679744627
  • : Random House USA Inc
  • : Random House Inc
  • : November 2002
  • : 203mm X 132mm X 11mm
  • : United States
  • : books

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  • : Jill Ker Conway