Yahoo CEO breaks ‘nursery ceiling,’ but motherhood calls

Last month it was the cover story in the Atlantic: an explanation of “Why Women Still Can’t Have It All.” Then came a response from the business pages: “Oh, But You Can.” Anne-Marie Slaughter, who quit her high-ranking job at the State Department to return to teaching at Princeton University and spend more time with her family, is the author of the magazine cover story. Then Marissa Mayer rocked the male-dominated world of technology when she was named chief executive officer of Yahoo! Inc. – and announced she was pregnant. The headlines about Mayer are deserved. No one can...

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