Anne-Marie Slaughter



Anne-Marie Slaughter is CEO of New America and the Bert G. Kerstetter ’66 University Professor Emerita of Politics & International Affairs at Princeton University. From 2009-2011 she served as director of Policy Planning for the US State Department, the first woman to do so. Prior to government, Dr. Slaughter was Dean of Princeton’s Woodrow Wilson School of Public & International Affairs from 2002–2009 and the J. Sinclair Armstrong Professor of International, Foreign, & Comparative Law at Harvard Law School from 1994-2002. She has written or edited eight books including “The Chessboard and the Web: Strategies of Connection in a Networked World” and “Unfinished Business: Women Men Work Family”, and is a frequent contributor to a number of publications including The Atlantic and Financial Times. In 2012 she published “Why Women Still Can’t Have It All” in The Atlantic, which became one of the most read articles in The Atlantic’s history and helped renew national debate on continued obstacles to full gender equality.