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Marisa Porges

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Dr Marisa Porges is known for her work on leadership, education, and national security. She is currently the eighth Headmaster of The Baldwin School, a 130-year-old all-girls school outside of Philadelphia that is renowned for academic excellence and preparing girls to be leaders and change-makers. Prior to joining Baldwin, Dr Porges was a leading counterterrorism and national security expert serving in such places as the Obama White House and the US Navy. Porges has a bachelor’s degree in geophysics from Harvard University, a master’s degree in comparative politics from the London School of Economics, and a doctorate in security studies from King’s College London. Her awards include the National Committee on American Foreign Policy 21st Century Leader Award and the NATO Medal for service in Afghanistan.

Books by Marisa Porges

What Girls Need

Written by a head teacher of a leading independent girls school renowned for creating future female leaders, and who also has a BA from Harvard in Geophysics, flown jets for the US Navy and been a counter-terrorism expert in the White House, this book fills a big gap in the market for parents of girls who want to help them build the skills to succeed and achieve their potential.

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