Here’s the intro teaser from the magazine:
It’s time to stop fooling ourselves, says a woman who left a position of power: the women who have managed to be both mothers and top professionals are superhuman, rich, or self-employed. If we truly believe in equal opportunity for all women, here’s what has to change.
You can also check out this short video in which writer Hanna Rosin interviews Anne-Marie Slaughter about her own struggles with life balance and what needs to change:
Why Women Still Can’t Have It All
One of the things that drew me to this piece was Slaughter’s honesty when she admitted wanting to leave her high-ranked government job to spend more time with her children. Maybe once we’re all so honest with our motivations for wanting flexible hours and a better work-life balance, things will finally start to change. I certainly hope so.