Susan Parry

(Photo by Ken Martin)

(Photo by Ken Martin)
Acting Director
  Kenan Fellows Prog., NCSU
Former Chair
  Wake Cty Bd of Education

What is the best career decision that you have made?

To run for public office

If you had to do it over again, what would you do differently?

I would have made time to go on to get my Ph.D.  I wish I had found creative ways to slightly rebalance the relative time spent between family and career in my late 30’s and 40’s so as not to have sacrificed some career options.

How have women helped further your career?

Many people have helped further my career, but honestly, with the exception of a wonderful professor/mentor in grad school, men and women have been equally supportive.




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