Stevenson Center, Self-Confidence, Self-Esteem, Women, Morocco, Peace Corps
This research seeks to explore the theory outlined in the article “Supplemental material for age and gender differences in self-esteem—A cross-cultural window,” which states that women in developing countries are more likely than women in developed countries to have high levels of self-confidence. An observational study was conducted by the author on 30 women in the town of Imouzzer Kandar, Morocco. Based on this very limited sample size, results suggest that these women do, generally, have high rates of self-confidence. Morocco-specific cultural influences are examined, as well as results found in other studies and the author’s personal experiences in the Moroccan community.
Owen, Bethan, "Self-Confidence in Moroccan Women: Understanding and Implications" (2017). Stevenson Center for Community and Economic Development—Student Research. 28.