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Doctoral Training translates to World Bank Global Partnership for Education

​Meg Ahern writes about how readily her doctoral training in Women’s Studies and English has translated to the work she does at the World Bank Global Partnership for Education.

Founded in 1973, the University of Michigan Women's Studies Department is an interdisciplinary academic unit within the College of Literature, Science, and the Arts. The Department is a diverse intellectual community dedicated to excellence through feminist research, teaching, and activism. It seeks to build interdisciplinary collaborations among faculty and students that bridge gender, racial, ethnic, economic, and national divides; create new knowledge about women, gender, race, class, sexuality, and disability; challenge unequal distributions of power; and improve the lives of all individuals and communities.