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Dear USA: It’s Time For A New Maternity Leave Policy

In the seemingly endless competition to see which country ranks “best” on a host of...

Aging Ungracefully

Top Ten Signs You’re Turning 50

I had a birthday recently. It wasn’t *that* birthday. But that one’s coming soon...

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Embrace Your Emma Watson and Become a Mentor

LONDON – This week, the sublimely gifted Emma Watson has taken to the stage at the World...

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  • Dear USA: It’s Time For A New Maternity Leave Policy

    In the seemingly endless competition to see which country ranks “best” on a host of well-being indicators, here’s one race the United States will never win: its policy on maternity leave. This point was driven home by the announcement last week by the telecommunications giant, Vodaphone, that the company will now guarantee a minimum of 16 weeks’ […]

    Posted on March 10, 2015 1 comment
  • Top Ten Signs You’re Turning 50

    I had a birthday recently. It wasn’t *that* birthday. But that one’s coming soon enough. My 11-year-old daughter often asks me if I “feel old.” Hell no, I tell her. I feel young. And I do. (It helps that I still eat pop tarts and, worse, enjoy them…but I digress.) So while I’m fully on board with […]

    Posted on February 17, 2015 0 comments
  • Embrace Your Emma Watson and Become a Mentor

    LONDON – This week, the sublimely gifted Emma Watson has taken to the stage at the World Economic Forum in Davos to exhort the corridors of power worldwide to do more to ensure that women are equal participants in the workplace. As UN Women Goodwill Ambassador – not to mention a star of one the highest […]

    Posted on January 26, 2015 0 comments
  • In Defense of Mark Zuckerberg’s Book Club

    Have you heard? Mark Zuckerberg wants to start a book club. As one of his New Year’s Resolutions for 2015, the 30-year-old CEO of Facebook will commit to reading one new book every two weeks. He has already set up a Facebook page “The Year of the Book” and invited Facebook’s 864 million members to […]

    Posted on January 13, 2015 0 comments
  • Friday Pix: Recommended Reading For The Weekend

    On occasional Fridays, I point you towards some recommended reading around the blogosphere: 1. If, like me, you once harbored a fascination with Julian Assange, you’ll love this essay in the London Review of Books by Andrew O’Hagan on ghostwriting Julian Assange’s memoir. 2. I’m a huge fan of the New York Times’ Modern Love […]

    Posted on March 28, 2014 0 comments