Native Washingtonian Rosalind Wiseman went to school with mean girls, then grew up to study them and the wider social dynamics of young women. She joins Kojo with former student Alexandra Petri to discuss the complexities of womanhood at different stages of life.
Guest Host: Matthew Felling
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- Sandeep Jauhar Cardiologist; physicist; regular contributor to The New York Times "Cases" column; and author of "Intern: A Doctor's Initiation" (Farrar Straus Giroux)
- Shubhada Hooli Second Year Pediatric Resident at Children's National Medial Center in Washington DC.
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