Hey Lesley Hirsch, I appreciate the response and completely understand. I actually think that is part of my frustration as well — “successful” people who obfuscate their age or flat out lie about it (see: https://www.businessinsider.com/ubiome-startup-fbi-raid-jessica-richman-ceo-founders-misled-age-2019-5). Personally, I admire transparency and wish that everyone included their graduation dates and full employment history — not so that people can brag about how they were “successful” at a young age (or discriminate when hiring — which is illegal), but so that others can see the more common cases of career changes, missteps, and unusual paths. I find these profiles much more reassuring and interesting, personally.

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