30 years in the future, a population explosion has pushed the unemployment rate in the U.S. to unprecedented levels. The absence of work opportunities, especially for women, becomes a stark reality for even the most qualified of applicants. Gwen, a highly educated, working, single mother prepares her only daughter Jules for the competitive process of applying to one of the few remaining magnet high schools left in their city. She is determined to integrate Jules into the most privileged circles to ensure her daughter a favorable future career. But Gwen suddenly finds herself on the verge of losing her job at one of the most innovative bio-tech firms in the world, despite her educational pedigree, specialized skills, and seniority. Her supervisor Dave Fisher needs a young, universally appealing spokesperson for the company’s latest innovation, and Gwen does fit the type. With the security of Jules’s future on the line, Gwen considers a life-altering procedure that would position her as the best possible spokesperson for that very technology.