Reality and Perceptions of a Blond Woman at MIT

January 14, 2015

An essay by a blond female undergraduate at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology has led to discussion over whether such students are taken seriously, Boston.com reported. The piece, first published in Medium, is by Alice Zielinski and recounts how she is constantly assumed to be something other than an MIT engineering student, even when on campus, in MIT attire.

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