Retaining Women in Online Programs

  • Date : September 12, 2019 11:00 AM
  • Meeting Type : Webcast

Female students in online programs often face challenges in addition to their coursework – including working, parenting, and caregiving. What are the unique challenges mothers in online programs face, and what strategies can ultimately help them stay in college and graduate?

This webcast explored the issue with a mix of qualitative and quantitative research, examples of current national initiatives, and stories from the women themselves.


Whitney Kilgore

Co-Founder and Chief Academic Officer, iDesign

Cali Morrison

Chief Instigator and Courageous Coach, Creative Synapse, LLC


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Patrice Torcivia Prusko

Director of Learning Design, Technology and Media, Harvard University


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Tanya Spilovoy

Director, Open Policy, WCET Staff 2016 - 2022