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Anne-Marie Slaughter

Professor of politics and international affairs and former director of policy and planning for the US state department

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Anne-Marie-Slaughter-2A professor of politics and international affairs at Princeton University and former director of policy planning for the US state department, Anne-Marie Slaughter has written extensively on the work/life balance and the light of modern career women, after sparking debate in 2012 with a seminal essay entitled, “Why women still can’t have it all.” The essay, in which Slaughter argues that it is near impossible to be both a top-level professional and a mother, sparked a fierce debate online about feminism and work-life balance. It quickly became the most widely read article in…

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