senior editor, @70facesmedia; co-founder @modernloss; mom of 2; @northwesternu alum; writing book for @harpercollins; can't get into yoga.
Young Jewish women—many raised by Second Wave feminist mothers, and disproportionately represented at elite colleges—are particularly well positioned to lean in to demanding careers. But leaning in necessitates not only a "will to lead,” but also a structure that supports women’s ambitions. Access to quality, affordable childcare is key.
The popular culture that begot skin-tight pregnancy fashions, racy maternity lingerie, “hot mom” handbooks and magazine headlines such as “Maternity Fashion Faceoff: Kate Hudson vs. Jessica Alba,” has extended to the gestating set the pressure on women to look sexy at every stage of their lives.