Work/Life Perspectives forum

Real-world perspectives: A panel on work-life issues and choices.

Please join Harvard Alumni for Global Women's Empowerment at Harvard's Office of Career Services (OCS) on February 6, 2015 from 3:30pm-5:30pm Eastern Standard Time for a conversation about work-life issues. Hear a panel of women and men discuss how they've grappled with choices about balancing work and family, and have arrived at different places.  The panelists will offer their real-world perspectives on what has worked, and what has been sacrificed, as they have managed the many claims on their time and energy. Question and answer discussion with attendees to follow. This event is free and open to all Harvard GlobalWE members and their guests.

Panelists include:
Stephanie Khurana
Harvard MBA 1996, Harvard MPP 1996, Cornell BS 1989
Co-Founder and CEO of Surebridge, Cabot House Master, Mother of 3 Children

Kate Leness

Harvard MBA 2002, Stanford BA 1995

Principal at Fund Liquidation Services, LLS,  formerly with Fidelity Investments, Mother of 3 Children

Linda K. Myers

Georgetown JD 1989, University of Wisconsin Madison BA 1986

Partner at Kirkland and Ellis LLP, Mother of 3 Children, Spouse of Dennis Myers

Dennis M. Myers

Harvard JD 1990, Case Western Reserve BA 1987

Partner at Kirkland and Ellis LLP, Father of 3 Children, Spouse of Linda Myers

Sajida H. Shroff

Emory MBA 2004 , Harvard EdM 1995, University of British Columbia BEd 1993, University of British Columbia BA 1990

CEO, Altamont Group

Although not required,  we recommend reviewing the following prior to the event:

"Why Women Still Can't Have It All"

Anne-Marie Slaughter, The Atlantic, July/August 2012


"Why We Have Too Few Women Leaders"

Sheryl Sandberg, TED Talk, December 2010