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Anne Marie Slaughter

We Shouldn't Have It All

Susan Celia Greenfield | Posted 09.26.2012 | Women
Susan Celia Greenfield

Nobody has it all without somebody else having less.

Enough About "Having It All"!

Suzanne Braun Levine | Posted 09.25.2012 | Fifty
Suzanne Braun Levine

All we want; all we are entitled to; all any citizen -- woman or man -- of any age can expect from society is the opportunity to explore their own potential to contribute to the world they live in -- and the prospect of Having Enough.

Blogs Never Promised You a Rose Garden

Ming Holden | Posted 09.24.2012 | Media
Ming Holden

Woe betide the generation experiencing the same risks as the one preceding! Who wants the adolescence their parents had, with the very same cultural trends and limitations? No one, and that's the entire Kevin Bacon Footloose-ing point.

Why Childfree Couples Have It All

Laura Carroll | Posted 09.24.2012 | Women
Laura Carroll

Many couples do find meaning in their lives by marrying and having children. But others are realizing what's been true all along -- that parenthood is but one path to fulfillment in life.

After College, Somewhere To Start

Nina Bahadur | Posted 09.22.2012 | Women
Nina Bahadur

Young women I know equate success with perfection. Many of us feel an intense amount of pressure to make the 'right' decisions, from the life-changing to the completely trivial.

Finding a Work-Life Fit: Lessons from Marissa Mayer and Anne-Marie Slaughter

Ellen Galinsky | Posted 09.19.2012 | Women
Ellen Galinsky

Our responses to Mayer and Slaughter are holding up a mirror to us, reflecting some societal expectations and behavior that I think should be called into question.

You Can Do What Mayer and Slaughter Do

Kristin Maschka | Posted 09.19.2012 | Women
Kristin Maschka

Marissa Mayer and Anne-Marie Slaughter have provided two amazing high-profile examples of one strategy for breaking through subconscious stereotypes -- exposing people to alternatives.

Can Women In The Art World "Have It All"? Responses To The Atlantic's Contentious Article

ARTINFO | Posted 09.17.2012 | Arts

Anne-Marie Slaughter's recent article in The Atlantic, "Why Women Still Can't Have It All," has kicked off a typhoon of debate across the country. Sla...

Yahoo for YHOO's Pregnant CEO

Morra Aarons-Mele | Posted 09.17.2012 | Women
Morra Aarons-Mele

Many are commenting that Mayer's pregnancy is irrelevant. That the troubled company is lucky to have won Mayer over -- and I agree.

Anne-Marie Slaughter Gets A Book Deal

AP | Posted 09.16.2012 | Parents

NEW YORK — A former State Department official whose widely read magazine article about balancing work and family inspired intense national debat...

New Yahoo CEO Is Pregnant

Posted 07.17.2012 | Parents

Marissa Mayer, the newly appointed CEO of Yahoo!, revealed in a Fortune interview Monday night that she is pregnant with her first child -- a baby boy...

I Don't Want It All

Sheila Quirke | Posted 09.15.2012 | Parents
Sheila Quirke

I honestly believed I didn't have space in my very rich and full life for children; that I would suck as a mother because I was too self-involved. And then I moved to Cancerville.

Man Up on Family and Workplace Issues: A Response to Anne-Marie Slaughter

Kunal Modi | Posted 09.11.2012 | Media
Kunal Modi

The resonance of Anne-Marie Slaughter's article, "Why Women Still Can't Have It All," rests in an uncomfortable truth underpinning the progress our society has made towards gender equality and work-family balance: We're not there yet.

Whither Working Mothers?

Carey Perloff | Posted 09.09.2012 | Parents
Carey Perloff

The cult of the perfect mother is the worst thing that ever happened to American women.

Why Men Can't Have It All

Madeleine M. Kunin | Posted 09.08.2012 | Women
Madeleine M. Kunin

Instead of concluding that we have to reject the women's movement's promise that women could "have it all," it's time to acknowledge that many of the same limitations hold true for men

Slaughter's Story Made the Cover -- What Stories Got Left Out?

Tara Sophia Mohr | Posted 09.08.2012 | Women
Tara Sophia Mohr

Try and picture a magazine cover story about her -- the deeply satisfied, happy-with-herself woman. It's hard to even imagine, because we never see her in our cultural theater.

The Struggle for Work-life Balance is Especially Hard for Disadvantaged Women

Joi Gordon | Posted 09.05.2012 | Impact
Joi Gordon

t is time to expand this important conversation and address the additional obstacles facing women with limited means.

The Next New Thing In Parenting

Lisa Belkin | Posted 09.05.2012 | Parents
Lisa Belkin

Maybe all the sniping and hair-splitting, the need to name every parental choice and write a book about it -- perhaps that was the storm before our social leap? Maybe the convergence of views means we might move on from parallel play to playing nicely with others?

XX Diplomacy: When Women Lead, the World Improves

Cari E. Guittard | Posted 09.04.2012 | Women
Cari E. Guittard

We must do everything we can to encourage, inspire and engage young women in global careers and find ways to bring their voices to the table.

Forget Whether You Can Have It All -- Do You Really Even Want It All?

Lisa Hymas | Posted 09.02.2012 | Women
Lisa Hymas

For me, having what I most want in life means, among other things, having a satisfying career and not having kids.

The Social Century

Ming Holden | Posted 09.02.2012 | Media
Ming Holden

Anne-Marie Slaughter's son's early adolescence was proof of the fact that humans under the age of 18 are absolutely in need of guidance. No doubt about that. But they're also in need of a voice.

Women at the Aspen Ideas Festival

Allessandra Bradley-Burns | Posted 06.13.2013 | Women
Allessandra Bradley-Burns

What keeps popping up for me is the way in which the women around me -- these powerful, media savvy, company and country-running women -- keep sharing their most private selves.

Some Thoughts on Men, Women, Children and Work

Gara LaMarche | Posted 09.01.2012 | Home
Gara LaMarche

The person who is hunched over the computer in the office at 9 pm when the cleaners are coming around, or on weekends, is either there to be seen or because they aren't very organized or disciplined.

Having It All and a Hot Dog Stand

Kyra Cavanaugh | Posted 08.29.2012 | Business
Kyra Cavanaugh

The reason Anne-Marie Slaughter hit a collective nerve is because she's tapped into the employee side of the inequitable work-life balance.

101 Easy Steps to Having It All

Mark Morford | Posted 08.28.2012 | Healthy Living
Mark Morford

Did you know? Have you heard? Despite rumors to the contrary, despite what Anne-Marie Slaughter's recent hot-button Atlantic cover story wishes to tell you (and especially you women in particular), I'm here to say, it's all a delicious and devious illusion.