Report on the conclusions of the Task Force on Barnard and the Educated Woman, with edits, 1971, page 10
10 the informatdoon they need and a system of regional counselors to give women (and undergraduates) the support they might want. Alumnae clubs in Philadelphia and Washington have already begun to do this on a local level. The need for such information is going to grow. The life expectancy of a woman born in l970 is 74 years. If she has children, they will probably be in school before she is thirty; this will leave her more than four decades in which to work outside of the home. 4) The Seven College Conference is now exploring ways in which to establish a roster of women scholars. The Women's Center could not only administer that roster, but also maintain a list of other women professionals which institutions could consult while trying to hire women in the future or to correct inequities in hiring practices at present. 5) Many students believe.‘ that the college should provide them some informal triianing in skills which a prevailing culture thinks "unfeminine": classes in plumbing, auto mechanics, electrical circuitry, and other day-to-day technology. Some may find such.