In this article, a psychiatric social worker contends with challenges of work-life balance that will seem familiar to many working women ninety years later.
Tag Archives: work-life balance
Elizabeth Moore Manwell, “Out of the Nest Means Mothers Too,” 1962
Elizabeth Moore Manwell, one of the first SSW graduates, wrote this essay for the Smith Alumnae Quarterly in 1962. She asked, “Society needs unselfish women leaders, now more than ever, for the great women pioneers have gone but injustice and misery have not. Who will take their places?”
Marian Schneider, “Nourish Your Magnolia,” 1979
In this 1979 essay, Marian Schneider, M.S.S. 1960, reflects on divorce from the perspective of a marriage and family therapist and someone who has been divorced for a long time.
Angelika Robertson, “Focus on Women,” 1979
In this 1979 essay, Angelika Robertson describes the projects she and other fellows pursued while at the SSW New Research Center. She frames the value of the center to her professional life through the lens of coming back to academia after having her second child.