Wed, Jul 18, 2012 -- 9:00 AM

Marissa Mayer and the Work-Life Debate

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Marissa Mayer
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Marissa Mayer

The news that Google's employee number 20, Marissa Mayer, is the newest CEO of Yahoo was quickly followed by the news that she's also pregnant. Some say it's a sign that our workplace culture is shifting to become more family-friendly. But many point out the ways our workplaces still fall short in the work-life juggle.

Host: Michael Krasny


  • Joan Williams, distinguished professor of law and founding director of the Center for WorkLife Law at the University of California, Hastings College of the Law, author of "Reshaping the Work-Family Debate: Why Men and Class Matter" and co-author of the study "The Three Faces of Work-Family Conflict"
  • Hanna Rosin, co-founder of The XX Factor, Slate's website on women, and author of the forthcoming book "The End of Men: and the Rise of Women"
  • Jessica Grose, contributing writer to The XX Factor

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