Anne-Marie Slaughter is an author, policy planner, professor of politics and international affairs and the CEO of New America - a think and action tank. She has written or edited seven books, including “The Chessboard and the Web: Strategies of Connection in a Networked World”, “Unfinished Business: Women Men Work Family”, and “The Idea That Is America: Keeping Faith with Our Values in a Dangerous World.
She is also a frequent contributor to a number of publications, including The Atlantic, the Financial Times, and Project Syndicate. In 2012, she published “Why Women Still Can’t Have It All,” in The Atlantic, which quickly became one of the most read articles in the history of the magazine and helped spark a renewed national debate on the continued obstacles to genuine full male-female equality.
Slaughter is a Distinguished Professor of Practice in the Thunderbird School of Global Management.
From 2009-2011 she served as the director of Policy Planning for the United States Department of State, the first woman to hold that position.