Women and Corporate Leadership

For years, the dearth of women in corner offices was blamed on the glass ceiling. Now there's focus on another explanation. Sixty-hour work weeks and no personal life are causing some women to leave the upper rungs to men. Can corporate America lure the women back into the workforce? Join NPR's Neal Conan and guests to discuss women and work.


Linda Tischler
*Senior writer for Fast Company Magazine
*Wrote the article "Where Are the Women," in February issue of Fast Company

Warren Farrell
*Author of The Myth of Male Power

Margaret Heffernan
*Author of forthcoming book The Naked Truth: A Modern Woman's Manifesto of Working on Working and What Really Matters

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