Slaughter commended having ambition and drive, but cautioned women to be realistic about the fact that children take time to raise and that the preferences women have as they grow older will change over time. By Grace Nasri (Managing Editor, FindTheBest) The WIE Symposium in New York featured a range of high-profile speakers including Prof. [...]
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I don’t see images of the women happily combining motherhood and career on magazine covers, but I do see her in my own life. By Tara Sophia Mohr (Founder & Principal, Wise Living) In this month’s Atlantic cover story, Anne-Marie Slaughter writes about stepping down from her “dream job” in order to be more available [...]
Know what you want and start doing it with an infectious leadership style. By Mariette Johnson Wharton (Co-Founder & VP Marketing, Vidtel) Recently The Atlantic featured an article addressing in part the nearly impossible feat for working mothers to have it all (or at least have it all at the same time). The major limiting [...]
The term “having it all” makes women seems “piggy” and elitist. By Anne-Marie Slaughter (Contributor, The Atlantic) For everyone out there who cares about gender equality, work-family balance, or however else we choose to frame the complex debate that my article “Why Women Still Can’t Have It All” has (re)ignited, let’s start by agreeing on [...]
“…the best advice, given the sorry state of the work world, is to work really, really hard before you have children so that you have the skills – and the bargaining power – to continue your career on your own terms after you have children.” By Joan C. Williams & Rachel Dempsey (Authors, The New [...]
By Richard Florida (Senior Editor, The Atlantic) “What if the modern, post-industrial economy is simply more congenial to women than to men?” asks Hanna Rosin in her widely-discussed Atlantic essay, “The End of Men.” “The attributes that are most valuable today — social intelligence, open communication, the ability to sit still and focus — are, [...]