One of the most important principles I have learned is that you never should stop learning. Sometimes finding the answers to the really tough questions just can't be solved using the knowledge you currently have in your head.
Let's face it: the world can be a scary, unfair place, full of obstacles, difficult choices and inequities -- and that's especially true for at-risk children and children raised in single-parent households, such as I was.
Share with a few girls what you do professionally and what you enjoy about your position. Speak to a classroom and share perspective about your experience as a female in the career you selected and what education you needed to get there.
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