A Page From My Autobiography

Admissions Essay: You have just completed your 300-page autobiography. Please submit page 217.

By Amy Gutmann (U Penn)

Amy Gutmann’s dream was to making a lasting mark in political philosophy at a top-notch university. She did so by sharing the importance of democratic education, creating a model for placing moral reasoning at the center of everyday politics and arguing how important identity groups are for democracy. You can read more from the essay she wrote for the Wall Street Journal.

Amy Gutmann is the president of the University of Pennsylvania. She is a political theorist and author of the book, Democratic Education.

Author: Brooke Allen

A social entrepreneur and retired Wall Street executive.

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