From the Editor

Women's "power suits" have softened up. So why are rigid gender roles still with us?

I’ve been revisiting a lot of assumptions, spurred by two articles in this issue. The first is Sarah Blustain’s cri du coeur about her struggles to reconcile motherhood— it’s delicious pulls and its draining exhaustion—with her assumption, from elementary school onward, that her career trajectory would be the same as that of her male peers.

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