Education: Womanschool

The curriculum is unpretentious but practical. It includes courses on such subjects as how to fix a faucet, prepare a tax return or get a better job. The teachers seem eminently well qualified. Heidi Fiske, vice president of Institutional Investors Systems, presides over a course entitled "How to Leverage Your Talents into Working for Yourself or Starting Your Own Small Business"; Lynn Caine, who wrote the best-selling autobiographical Widow, teaches "The Widow." All this and more is available at Womanschool, a newly opened institution designed to teach women how to cope in a...

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