Young woman at a par­ty in Man­hat­tan: “On the first day, the di­rec­tor of the de­part­ment in­tro­duced us to the writ­ing pro­gram and, when he asked us if we had any que­si­tons, one girl raised her hand and she asked, ‘Where are all the guys?’–that was the first ques­tion some­one asked! I was so em­bar­rassed.”