Monthly Archive
for: ‘September, 2011’

Effective solutions to make universities in Germany more family-friendly

The theme of family friendliness is hot. Somewhere along the line, western contemporary societies started recognizing the twin facts that (a) a lot of talent is in women, and (b) not every person lives within the constellation of a well-paid male breadwinner and stay-at-home female who cares for life’s details and next generation. In fact, […]

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Career Woman, Career Man?

Yesterday I visited a new doctor in Frankfurt. I had chosen her based on her excellent reviews in the on-line platforms that keep track of these things. In her office, there was a large beautiful framed photograph of two children. I asked, “are they your children?” “Yes. My second job, so to say.” And then, […]

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