Competitive Sailing Led To Bouncing Around Colleges
Greene's love of racing sailboats led her to study naval architecture. But she bounced around between three undergraduate colleges, more interested in pursuing sailing opportunities than her education.
She finally went to MIT to further her studies in naval architecture. However, due to the dominance of the oil industry in hiring grads in the field at the time, it was a career that was ill-suited for an ambitious woman, she said.