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Ann Marie Slaughter

Why Can Men Have it All and Women Can't?

Robyn N. Cohen | Posted 09.06.2014 | Women
Robyn N. Cohen

We have the opportunity to create whatever life we would like to live, to pursue whatever professional goals we have for ourselves, to fulfill our desires in a way that makes us happy.

Live YOUR Life

Brad Harrington | Posted 06.04.2013 | Business
Brad Harrington

Over the past year, the work-family discussion has been injected with a massive shot of adrenaline. Much of the resurgence of interest has resulted fr...

Women Can (and Should) Lead

Rebecca Shambaugh | Posted 05.12.2013 | Business
Rebecca Shambaugh

I am both encouraged and energized by the attention this subject is garnering in the national consciousness. People are finally beginning to embrace the principle that numerous studies have already proven: gender-balanced leadership teams produce better business results.

Why What 'Clicks' for Women Isn't Always Good for Women

Barbara & Shannon Kelley | Posted 01.29.2013 | Women
Barbara & Shannon Kelley

How many women are left with the false impression this junk "news" sells -- that feminism is about making women unwomanly and pitting them against men, or having a right to bare arms while delivering the 5:00 news -- as opposed to the stuff that is real?

Hillary Clinton Responds To Controversial Article By Former Staffer

The Huffington Post | Melissa Jeltsen | Posted 10.19.2012 | Politics

UPDATE: Aides to Hillary Clinton are disputing that her comments about whining were in response to Anne-Marie Slaughter's article 'Why Women Still Can...

There is No Having It All, There is No Perfect (and, Spoiler Alert: There is No Santa Claus, Either)

Barbara & Shannon Kelley | Posted 11.25.2012 | Women
Barbara & Shannon Kelley

Told we can have it all, we heard we must do it all. Told we can do anything, we heard that whatever we choose to do, it better be something good... and we better do it perfectly.

If Not Now, When?

Marcia Reynolds | Posted 11.24.2012 | Women
Marcia Reynolds

The statistics, problems and calls to action were the same. Women are vital to corporate success, yet little has changed to meet their needs, honor their strengths or trust them to hold top positions unless there is a crisis.

"Having it All" Myths: An Addendum to Ann Marie Slaughter

Lisa Schirch | Posted 11.07.2012 | Politics
Lisa Schirch

I agree with Ms. Slaughter's analysis of the problems facing women in the workplace. But as women we are not just victims of this system. The agenda for change is quite a bit broader.

Why The Media Is Going To Keep Talking About Gender

BuzzFeed SHIFT | Posted 09.06.2012 | Women

"Women are not just catching up anymore," writes Hanna Rosin in her upcoming book The End of Men, "they are becoming the standard by which success is ...

Having It All: The Last Word

Brad Harrington | Posted 10.17.2012 | Business
Brad Harrington

In reflecting on this summer, the two stories that will stick with me most clearly are the London Summer Olympics and the "having it all" debate that has stimulated so much conversation.

Why Feminism Still Matters

Lisa Solod | Posted 09.24.2012 | Home
Lisa Solod

Although the reasons Mayer and the millenials hurt the cause of women is different, all the reasons speak to a huge disconnect in American society.

From the 'Mommy Wars' to a Caring Economy

Riane Eisler | Posted 08.28.2012 | Parents
Riane Eisler

Little attention has been given to Slaughter's main point: that our country's business and government policies give hardly any value to caring for children and other family members.

Earning My Keep: Unpaid Labor is Still Work

Erika Christakis | Posted 08.26.2012 | Women
Erika Christakis

Unpaid labor helps to supports families and the communities they live in, it supports industry and it props up the global economy in myriad ways just as surely as the wage-earning jobs do.

WATCH: Sheryl Sandberg: Can Women Have it All?

Blaise Zerega | Posted 08.25.2012 | Women
Blaise Zerega

The dust kicked up by Ann-Marie Slaughter's essay continues to swirl around the Internet. A key part of the current debate is, of course, Sheryl Sandberg and the heartfelt talk she gave at Davos.

Slaughter vs. Sandberg: Both Right

Joan Williams | Posted 08.22.2012 | Women
Joan Williams

Let's not turn this into a catfight. It's not a catfight. It's a situation where two prominent, influential women are talking -- a lot and influentially -- to two different audiences.