Why Do We Need to Teach Our Girls to Be Brave, Not Perfect?
Today, one of my previous students, who is now under graduation, approached and asked me a question that made me write that article. She said she wants to complete her graduate studies and wants to apply for a Fulbright scholarship. However, she was afraid that she might not make it through the last level because everybody, from her friend circle to her relative, opposed her decision. As a teacher and well-wisher, I said what I was supposed to say: always listen to your heart and mind instead of people who hardly know who you are. Success and failure are depending on how much effort you put forward to achieve your goal. However, the question is, what makes her afraid of what she wants to accomplish in her life? But before asking that question, one should ask why she is worried about whatever choices she wants to make for her future development? Continue reading “Why Do We Need to Teach Our Girls to Be Brave, Not Perfect?”