Primack seeks to raise awareness, understanding of transgender population

January 13, 2014

Willow Primack, LGO ’15, like many MIT Sloan graduate students, is here because she’s transitioning between careers.  Primack is also transitioning between genders, with the support of her classmates in the Leaders for Global Operations (LGO) program.  Born the middle of three sons to a suburban Massachusetts family 27 years ago, Primack today identifies as a transgender woman.  She is only the second openly-transgender student to attend MIT Sloan, according to School officials.  Primack’s transition from living as male to female has been a difficult one, but she wants to share her story so that others will understand her journey.  “I am confident and outgoing, and think that the transgender community needs more professional role models.” Continue reading about Primack here.

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