Unformatted text preview: schooling or felt like their schooling was interrupted by family situations. A few of the women felt like their career path was defined because of these deterrents, rather than by choice. They probably felt like if they could have stayed in school, their career paths would have been different. Lastly, many women dealt with stress over discrimination which caused them health problems and internal conflicts. They reported issues with self-esteem, rage, abuse, and cultural identity. These stressors did cause them discomfort, but didn’t stop them from reaching their overall goals. The women coped all of these issues through social support from teachers who actually encouraged them to succeed and made a difference in their lives, mentors or role models who supported their decisions and promoted their development, such as parents, colleagues or friends, and also spouses who were emotionally encouraging....
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- Spring '11
- Discrimination, internal conflicts, financial deterrents, Loryn Dion