Am I going to have to pretend I won't put my kids first if I want to climb to the top? And if I'm not willing to do that, is that the same as "opting out"? I'm in law school because I want to have a great career, but I refuse to accept that means I'll never have kids -- or, if I do, I'll never see them.
Dear Marissa, I am writing to give you permission, just as it was given to me. You haven't asked for it, and perhaps you are not even aware that you need it. But, because it's National Work and Family month, and you recently gave birth of your first child, I suspect you might need some -- permission that is.
Technology is an overwhelmingly male industry. But in Silicon Valley there are the first signs of change in the air as Yahoo! appointed Marissa Mayer as its new CEO -- a move that has been applauded across the industry and is tipped to revive the fortunes of one of the internet's most recognizable brands.
Google exec Marissa Mayer has been named the new CEO of troubled web giant Yahoo!. "I am honored and delighted to lead Yahoo!, one of the internet...