The members of the Harvard Business School class of 2013 were "unwitting guinea pigs in what would have once sounded like a far-fetched feminist fantasy," Jodi Kantor reports in The New York Times. "What if Harvard Business School gave itself a gender makeover, changing its curriculum, rules and social rituals to foster female success?"

"The country’s premier business training ground was trying to solve a seemingly intractable problem. Year after year, women who had arrived with the same test scores and grades as men fell behind," Ms. Kantor reports. "Many Wall Street-hardened women confided that Harvard was worse than any trading floor, with first-year students divided into sections that took all their classes together and often developed the overheated dynamics of reality shows."…;_r=0