Very interesting article about the effects of women choosing to have a family while pursuing a career in academia. The numbers are pretty staggering, though sadly, not surprising.
The article says:
Any post-doc moms out there who want to weigh in on their experience?
You can find the full article here at Slate.com.
Disappointing. As a PhD student pregnant with my first, I did find some subtle backlash when I brought up our plans during the interview process, despite the fact that several of the women I interviewed with had their first babies while in grad school. I suppose I'm lucky that I don't wish to stay in academia, or seek a tenure-track position at a major research university. My plans lean more towards policy development and program evaluation; hopefully those prove to be slightly less rigid.
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