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Speaking of The Mommy Track, and Leaning In, As It Were

Once upon a time I was working at a magazine and I asked for a promotion. The title I wanted was Managing Editor. The publisher/owner said no, no, you don't want that title. That's the mommy-track title. The dead-end route. You'll never rise higher. You'll never be Editor in Chief if you choose to be Managing Editor.

Fifteen years later and I have no career in publishing at all...