We are called to Come to where Jesus is and then to Go and tell the World about Him.
As has been the case throughout History, amongst the Disciples were many faithful women, as part of Jesus' Kingdom Mission.
"Learning" as Disciples of Jesus means KNOWING Jesus. It's about experience and relationship, not just head-knowledge.
Simon Peter fell to his knees and Worshipped... that was his instinctive reaction to the realization that Jesus was no ordinary Rabbi.