How Working Women Can Own Their Life

THU, APR 3, 2008 (57:38)

Leslie Bennetts, contributing editor at Vanity Fair and author of The Feminine Mistake: Are We Giving Up Too Much?, discusses the evolution of today's working mother and the key factors to consider when facing the choice of returning to work or staying at home.

This Own Your Self event is hosted by Mom Corps, providing companies direct access to professionals who have opted out of the traditional workplace and enabling professionals to work in their respective fields, while simultaneously meeting familial needs and responsibilities.

+ BIO: Leslie Bennetts

Leslie Bennetts has been a contributing editor at Vanity Fair since 1988, writing on subjects that have ranged from movie stars to priest pedophilia, industrial pollution and U.S. anti-terrorism policy. Her 2005 cover story on Jennifer Aniston was the best-selling issue in the magazines history to date, and the People magazine cover story about Bennetts interview with Aniston was the best-selling issue in the history of People.

Prior to joining Vanity Fair, Bennetts spent fifteen years as a newspaper reporter. She started covering so-called womens issues at The Philadelphia Bulletin in the early 1970s, and has continued to write about women, marriage, families and parenting ever since. After five years at The Bulletin, where she won many awards for writing and reporting, Bennetts moved to The New York Times.

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