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As the State Department's top policymaker, Anne-Marie Slaughter seemed to have it all: a thriving career and supportive family. This summer, she shared her decision to step down from the coveted position to spend more time with her children in a cover story for The Atlantic titled "Why Women Still Can't Have It All." Slaughter's article quickly struck a national nerve. It ricocheted around the Internet and spurred conversations among working parents. Americans can no longer ignore that working women from all economic backgrounds still struggle significantly to balance work and family, despite the promises and progress in the last decades. Public policy and culture have yet to catch up with the reality facing American families.
Join Anne-Marie Slaughter and Rebecca Traister for a lunchtime discussion examining how society and policy can support working women and their families - and how America will be better for it.
Professor of Politics and International Affairs, Princeton University
Director of Policy Planning for the United States Department of State (2009-2011)
Senior Writer, Salon.com
Author, Big Girls Don't Cry: The Election that Changed Everything for American Women