Impact Of Emma Willard's Contribution To Education

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Emma Willard was raised by her father who was a farmer. He encouraged her to read, write, think independently, and to attend a local academy. Right after she began teaching. In 1809, she married a doctor named John Willard. Then she opened her own school, the Middlebury Female Seminary, in 1814 and provided advanced education for young women who were denied by colleges.
Major Contributions to Education:

• She started the first all-female college in Troy, New York so that women can have an equal educational opportunity as men.
• Troy Female Seminary was the school she started.

Impact of Contributions:

• She taught anatomy, astronomy, botany, physiology, geology, and mathematics to women which was not provided to women in other schools.
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