Being the First

Someone has to do it first. But what does it take? Being the First showcases trailblazers, pioneers, and those who were “the first” in their field. By taking a look at the journey it took to get there, these candid discussions aim to destroy stereotypes and explore strategies to accomplish personal, professional, and societal goals.

Being the First: On College

Being the First: On Careers

Being the First: Life Lessons

A conversation with Dana Canedy

Carol Dweck '67, the groundbreaking psychologist behind mindset theory, shares the reasons for her fascination with the mind. 

 A conversation with Georgia Pestana '84