Offer: A Tale of Two Women
This articles relates the inspiring stories of two women who work with youths and took part recently in a Goldman Sachs training program. I hope it inspires you as it did me.
Here's an excerpt:
"...Almanza and Farid are recent graduates of the Goldman Sachs 10,000 Women program that teaches practical business skills -- Almanza through Mills College in Oakland and Farid through the American University of Afghanistan in Kabul. Though oceans and thousands of miles separate them, the program's education and professional advising have helped both women fulfill a common mission -- rescuing the world's at-risk children. "One thing that Jamie and Andeisha must share is iron-discipline," says Siobhan Reilly, a professor of economics at Mills College Lorry I. Lokey Graduate School of business, who first drew the parallels between Almanza and Farid's lives when she met Farid at a 10,000 Women event in July 2009. Mills College is the only 10,000 Women partner school teaching business skills to women in the U.S. "I was always astonished at Jamie's ability to meet her academic commitments, while juggling a job and a young family on her own..."