MAKERS Moment

Without Role Models

A day with her young nephew showed Villa-Komaroff the power of seeing someone who looks like you in every profession.

Tags: ambitions, confronting stereotypes, role models

The Promise of Ferraro The Promise of Ferraro
Lydia Villa-Komaroff
Women's Leadership Style Women's Leadership Style
Lydia Villa-Komaroff
A Minority Woman A Minority Woman
Lydia Villa-Komaroff
Choosing Not to Have Kids Choosing Not to Have Kids
Lydia Villa-Komaroff
Willing to Speak Up Willing to Speak Up
Lydia Villa-Komaroff
Without Role Models Without Role Models
Lydia Villa-Komaroff
Subtle Discouragement Subtle Discouragement
Lydia Villa-Komaroff
Price of Exclusion Price of Exclusion
Lydia Villa-Komaroff
MIT Boys' Club MIT Boys' Club
Lydia Villa-Komaroff
Applying to MIT Applying to MIT
Lydia Villa-Komaroff
Blind to Prejudice Blind to Prejudice
Lydia Villa-Komaroff
Back to School Mom Back to School Mom
Lydia Villa-Komaroff
Three Generations to Ph.D. Three Generations to Ph.D.
Lydia Villa-Komaroff