Law School Grads — Where Did Our Drive Go?

Posted by on Apr 29, 2010 | 0 comments

  “I don’t expect to love my job. There’s a reason they call it ‘work.’ That’s why they pay me for it,” my friend said to me at lunch yesterday. She is a senior associate at a big San Francisco law firm, and like many in her position, she is overworked and stressed but doesn’t know how else she can support her family. What has happened to all of those bright-eyed, eager law school graduates who were intellectually excited by their work, who wanted to make a difference, who loved the challenge and the puzzle of figuring things out? Far too...

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Taking a Stand for a Mother’s Right to Choose

Posted by on Nov 17, 2009 | 0 comments

  Are stay-at-home-moms damaging their long-term career prospects, putting themselves and their families at financial risk, and wasting their potential? Diana Kapp, author of a recent article in San Francisco Magazine, thinks so. Partly because I and several participants from one of my workshops were featured in the article, I want to weigh in on the topic, which has caused a stir among SF moms. No matter how confident we modern mothers may claim to be about our choices around parenting and work, many of us still feel judgment...

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