Anne-Marie Slaughter

Pioneering Pay Equity: Strategies to Bridge the Gap, Own Your Value and Negotiate Your Worth

When women are empowered to lead and given the tools and support to do so, they make choices that change history. Why is it, then, that women are not compensated to reflect our power? Why is it that even in today’s age, women in the U.S. make 77 cents for every dollar a man makes on average? In this interactive session, leaders and negotiation experts will share how we can lead the charge to help women achieve pay equity. Read More

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Unfinished Business: Women Men Work Family: A Conversation With Anne-Marie Slaughter

When Anne-Marie Slaughter’s Atlantic article, “Why Women Still Can’t Have it All,” first appeared, it immediately went viral, sparking a firestorm of debate across countries and continents. Within four days, it had become the most-read article in the history of the magazine. In the following months, Slaughter became a leading voice in the discussion on work-life balance and on women’s changing role in the workplace. In this conversation with The Texas Tribune editor, Emily Ramshaw, Slaughter will burst the bubble on all the “half-truths” we tell women about “having it all,” and teach us what is really necessary to get true gender equality, both in the workplace and at home. Read More

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How to Know When You’ve Outgrown Your Job and Other Lessons Learned on the Way to the C-Suite

anne-marie slaughterSenior advisors to Cabinet members aren’t usually known for causing big stirs, but that’s exactly what happened when, in 2011, Anne-Marie Slaughter left her dream job as director of policy planning at the State Department and returned to an academic career that gave her more time for her family. Slaughter wrote about her decision in an essay that got people talking, “Why Women Can’t Have It All,” and now president and CEO of think-tank New America, she continues the conversation in her new book, Unfinished Business. She took some time out of her schedule to share with us the life and work lessons she has learned along her path. Read More

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