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Anne Marie Slaughter

6 Ways Top Women CEOs Balance Work and Life

Ashley Crouch | Posted 10.13.2014 | Women
Ashley Crouch

I turned to the pros who mastered the fine art of juggling it all, only to find that "work-life balance" may require rethinking. Read on to learn six top ways women CEOs are changing the definition of work-life balance.

Working Moms Need Independence From Self-Criticism

Eve Tahmincioglu | Posted 09.06.2014 | Business
Eve Tahmincioglu

Life is about making sacrifices and about adapting to what life brings, depending on your choices, your dreams and aspirations, and your socioeconomic place in society.

Women in Business Q&A: Shelley Zalis, Founder of The Girls' Lounge

Laura Dunn | Posted 09.03.2014 | Business
Laura Dunn

Shelley has gone against the grain most of her career, starting in 2000 when she left the corporate world to pioneer online research. Shelley created OTX (Online Testing Exchange), which in just nine years became one of the largest and fastest growing research companies in the world

Obama Cautious on War, But Successor Won't Be

Jeffrey Laurenti | Posted 08.20.2014 | World
Jeffrey Laurenti

President Obama's decision to send 300 military advisors to bolster a panicked Iraqi army in full retreat from Islamic jihadists will hardly quell the...

On Men, Child Care and Work

Richard Robbins | Posted 08.15.2014 | Business
Richard Robbins

We'll only achieve equality when men can step up to the plate at home and feel comfortable talking about it. After all, juggling family and career is a man's issue, too.

Become More Highly-Valued

Kare Anderson | Posted 07.26.2014 | Good News
Kare Anderson

For some of us asking is hard, but giving feels natural. Yet a healthy relationship, over time, is where both feel strengthened by the mutual support they experience together.

Why Women Need to Stop Apologizing

Andrea Midgett | Posted 07.22.2014 | Women
Andrea Midgett

No matter what you as a mother are doing -- or in my case, no matter what I did when my children were living at home -- the air is almost always charged with angst, incredulity and/or defensiveness.

What Anne-Marie Slaughter Is Urging Young Men To Think About

The Huffington Post | Amanda Duberman | Posted 05.27.2014 | Women

Anne-Marie Slaughter, who famously declared that women still can’t have it all, delivered the 2014 commencement speech at Tufts University on May 1...

Why Dads May Now Feel Even More Work-Life Conflict Than Moms

Suzanne Braun Levine | Posted 07.12.2014 | Fifty
Suzanne Braun Levine

The notion of 'Having it All' has been with us since the early days of the women's movement. It was maddening to us at Ms. magazine to see how the empowering-sounding phrase was used against us by the individuals and institutions that had a vested interest in the status quo.

Carolyn Gregoire

Why You Need To Calm Down If Your Kid Got Rejected From An Ivy League School

HuffingtonPost.com | Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 04.24.2014 | College

Psychologist and writer Andrew Solomon first confronted the absurdity of a school admissions frenzy earlier than most parents across the country when ...

Trying To 'Have It All' As A Writer And Mom

Caren Chesler | Posted 05.25.2014 | TED Weekends
Caren Chesler

2013-01-18-TEDplayvideo.jpgI know I should savor this time with my son, like a peppermint, but I can't help myself. If I've experienced something noteworthy, I want to write about it. And so I walk that tightrope all writers must walk: to live in the moment in order to experience life or to come out of the moment in order to write about it.

What High School Musical And Anne-Marie Slaughter Can Teach Us About Work Life Balance

Liz O'Donnell | Posted 05.24.2014 | TED Weekends
Liz O'Donnell

2013-01-18-TEDplayvideo.jpgI absolutely believe that we need policies and legislation that support working families, like paid sick days, affordable childcare and eldercare, family leave policies, and fair pay. But I also believe those of us who have the opportunity to make choices can better serve those of us who cannot, when we stop doing what we think we should do, and start doing what works for us

Can We Get It Right?

Tom Morris | Posted 05.21.2014 | TED Weekends
Tom Morris

2013-01-18-TEDplayvideo.jpgWe live at a time that has many of its values positioned upside down. The least important things, we think and talk about the most, while, the most important things, we think and talk about the least. Current values force dedicated teachers, nurses, and blue-collar workers to live in obscure poverty, while young media entrepreneurs and entertainers compete for vast fame and fortune.

WATCH: This Woman Has A Powerful Reason For Wanting More Stay-At-Home Dads (Hint: It's About The Economy)

TEDTalks | Posted 05.21.2014 | TED Weekends
TEDTalks

annemarie slaughter

Why is it more prestigious to be a CEO than it is to take care of your family? Why aren't caregivers and breadwinners equally celebrated? And do women actually have more choices than men? Watch this provocative talk from public policy expert, wife and mother Anne-Marie Slaughter.

Why 'Can We Have It All?' Is Not Just A Question For Women

The Huffington Post | Alanna Vagianos | Posted 03.19.2014 | Women

You would be hard-pressed to find someone who didn't believe that equality between the sexes was an important goal -- and that here in the U.S., we ha...

Why the New York Times Can't Have It All

Samantha Ettus | Posted 04.20.2014 | Parents
Samantha Ettus

It is not only the impossible "have it all" ideal that is problematic; it is an entire hat trick of nonsensical ideals that we need to eliminate from our sights.

The Kardashian Index: On the "How" and "Why" of International Development Work

Ming Holden | Posted 04.06.2014 | Impact
Ming Holden

I wondered what the tenuous connection was between Britney Spears the breathing human and the faded sticker bearing her image thousands of miles away.

Anne-Marie Slaughter: Obama Is Wrong On Syria

Posted 01.24.2014 | World

U.S. President Barack Obama needs to back up his diplomatic efforts with sticks as well as carrots or there will be worse instability in the Middle Ea...

'Women Actually Have More Choices Than Men'

The Huffington Post | Posted 01.24.2014 | Business

Anne-Marie Slaughter, President and CEO of the New America Foundation, told HuffPost Live at Davos she thinks women have more choices than men. "Al...

WATCH: Debora Spar And Anne-Marie Slaughter Discuss Why Women Can't Have It All

Posted 01.28.2014 | Impact

In an age when the options for college-educated women seem boundless, a new debate about what women want — and whether or not they can expect to hav...

Feminism Is Big Business

Bhakti Shringarpure | Posted 02.18.2014 | Women
Bhakti Shringarpure

As 2013 comes to an end, this is the icing on the cake for a year in which lucrative, mainstream, corporate, capitalist and celebrity feminism has twerked its way to relentless media exposure.

Allison O'Kelly: New Year, New Job Strategies, New Options

Allison O'Kelly | Posted 02.04.2014 | Women
Allison O'Kelly

The New Year is approaching quickly and that often provides a tangible cue for job seekers who may be looking for a new start. It even prompts some of us happily at work to consider other options out there, even if only briefly. That's just what the rekindling of a calendar turn is all about.

What Millennial Women Need to Speak Up About

Sophie Sakellariadis | Posted 01.23.2014 | Women
Sophie Sakellariadis

In the midst of the Sheryl Sandberg, Anne-Marie Slaughter debate on the future of feminism and women in the workplace, one voice has been conspicuously absent: that of the millennial woman.

Call Parents 'Mom' or 'Dad.' Period.

Laura Stepp | Posted 01.23.2014 | Parents
Laura Stepp

It's time to get rid of phrases such as, "stay-at-home dad" and "working mother." As gender roles have expanded, these expressions, and the ideas behind them, confine, more than define, the complex lives of today's parents. The words mom and dad -- or variations thereof -- are all we need.

Yes, You Can Have Your All

Amy Siskind | Posted 11.12.2013 | Politics
Amy Siskind

The endless handwringing over having 'it all' is an utter waste of our collective time and energy.  Instead, let's focus on what we can do and what works for us.  Let's focus on having 'your all' - creating a happy, fulfilled and meaningful life.