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Harvard’s first female president inspires the next generation at Girls’ High

March 10, 2018

By Staff

For a long time, Philadelphia High School for Girls has been inspiring young women to dream big — and they have, going on to become mayors, college presidents, actresses, doctors, and judges.

On Friday, that message was reinforced in a big way when the president of Harvard — the first female to lead the nation’s premier Ivy League university in 371 years — kicked off Women’s History Month with an address to students at the magnet school, where almost all are college-bound.

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