In The News

The New York Times

New York Times, Using Quotas to Raise the Glass Ceiling: Throw Out Old Assumptions (Why Good Process is Better Than Quotas), March 22, 2010 - Read

New York Times, A Female Specialty: Feedback, August 2, 2009 - Read

The London Times

Would you sign this marriage contract, March 20, 2014 - Read (PDF)

Men Behaving Domestically, by Sheryl Sandberg, COO of Facebook - Read (PDF)

Husbands are in for a bonus if they do their share of housework, by Sheryl Sandberg, COO of Facebook, Sept. 1, 2013 - Read

Go 50/50 on the chores, lads; it's good for you, Sept. 1, 2013 - Read (PDF)

Meet Me Halfway, Sept. 8, 2013 - Read (PDF)

U.S. News & world report US News and World Report: Yes, Working Parents Can Have It All, Dec. 11, 2013 - Read

The Washington Post

Getting rid of guilt, Jan. 21, 2014 - Read

New parenting books focus on food allergies, autism and why there is no perfect mom, Nov. 11, 2013 - Read


The Washington Post, six "On Leadership" columns:
What to Wear: Must Women Leaders Dress like 'Vanilla' to Succeed?, July 2, 2010

Dismantling the Maternal Wall, July 16, 2010

How Joe Biden Can Help Working Parents, July 30, 2010

Thick Skin, and More of It (or Gandhi for Gals), Aug. 13, 2010

Leadership's Next Frontier: Changing How We Use our Words and Bodies, Aug. 27, 2010

Debunking the 24/7 Workday, Sept. 10, 2010


The Secret to an Equal Marriage? Ask for What You Need. - Read


WSJ - Spreecast, Oct. 30 2013 - Can Men and Women Both Have It All? View

Women, Work and the ‘Girl Scout Tax’, Oct. 29, 2013 - Read


Get Rid of Guilt, April 3, 2014 - Watch the Video

Stop the mummy wars, Aug. 1, 2013 - Read

Getting to 50/50, Sept. 30, 2013 - Read

The Independent

The answer to a happy home, March 23, 2014 - Read

The Guardian

Why 50/50 Matters - Read

Business Insider

How Women Can Get Their Husbands To Do The Dishes, Nov. 14, 2013 - Watch the Video

Former Goldman Exec Reveals How She Crossed A Major Hurdle To Gender Equality, Oct. 30, 2013 - Read

Wharton University of Pennsylvania Forum: GETTING TO 50/50: THE LIFE-CHANGING JOURNEY, Jan. 24, 2014 - Read

CBS - Money Watch Women: What guilt and men have to do with work-life balance, Nov. 1, 2013 - Read

Market Watch - WSJ Working 24/7 may be macho, but it’s not productive
Commentary: Balancing work and family is good for the company too, Oct. 29, 2013 - Read book review by editor, Wayne Parker, Oct. 14, 2013 - Read

Chicago Tribune Time for working couples to do some math at home , Oct. 6, 2013 - Read

SFGate Career women need a better half who does his half, Oct. 29, 2013 - Read

The Sun The Balancing Act Myth , Aug. 4, 2013 - Read

The Globe and Mail

Why smart bosses insist you go home, Oct. 23, 2013 - Read


Work-Life Balance: 5 Lines to Draw in the Office and Home, Oct. 29, 2013 - Read

Financial Post

How working parents can have it all, Oct. 28, 2013 - Read

New York Post

Here comes the ‘Swedish mom’, Nov. 12, 2013 - Read

The Huffington Post

9 Things Extremely Successful People Do After Work, Nov. 13, 2013 - Read

Parenting 50/50: The Shared Responsibility of Getting Your Kid to Bed, January 10, 2010 - Read

Palo Alto Online Not Keeping Score, Nov. 14, 2013 - Read

The Good Men Project Let Go and Let Dad!, Dec. 3, 2013 - Read

Fortune Fortune: Men and women at work: Can we talk?, November 16, 2009 - Read

BusinessWeek: How to Excel at Your Job and Be Home for Dinner, July 24, 2009 - Read

Time Time, Business Books: Getting to 50/50, April 2, 2009 - Read

USA Weekend USA Weekend: Today Show’s Jean Chatzky on 50/50, July 11, 2010 - Read

USA Today: New Roles at Home call for New Rules, March 19, 2009
- Read, Nine To Five: Some executives are revoking the 24/7 rule, April 1, 2009 - Read

The Conference Board Review Conference Board Review: When Women Don’t Tell the Truth

BusinessWeek Surviving the Downturn - As Husband and Wife, March 16, 2009

Elle: Hitting the hallowed home-labor split, March 10, 2009

FORTUNE: Why CEOs should do housework, August 11, 2009 - Read

Bay Area Parent

Bay Area Parent: Resolutions for 2010, January, 2010 - Read

Bay Area Parent: Parenting 50/50, Local Moms Show You How, April, 2009 - Read Not Oprah's Book Club: Getting to 50/50, October 15, 2009

San Francisco Chronicle
The San Francisco Chronicle: Sharing the workload at work – and home, March 6, 2009 - Read

Houston Chronicle Houston Chronicle: Guys gain, too White House women’s council could make a difference — for everyone, March 23, 2009

The Huffington Post The Huffington Post: Bringing an Obama-like Attitude to the Mommy Wars, May 21, 2009 - Read


Glam, Editor’s Pick: You Really Can Have it All!

Glam: Optimize your Work-Life Balance, March 16, 2009

BlogHer Blogher, Guide to 50/50 Parenting Gives this Childless Woman Something to Ponder - Read

Your On Ramp
Your OnRamp: Getting to 50/50, Pipe-dream or New Reality? March 17, 2009

mommy track'd
Mommy Trackd: Your Husband Needs This Book!, March 17, 2009 - Read

The Christian Science Monitor Christian Science Monitor: A household balancing act, March 17, 2009 edition - Read


Television Apperances

NBC Today show Today Show:
Today’s Relationships: Getting to 50-50
February 27, 2009
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abc News San Francisco ABC News San Francisco
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abc News ABC News Good to Know:
Fire Yourself as Household CEO
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abc News ABC News Now
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Other Videos

  Book Passages
February 27, 2009
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abc News ABC Coleman Special on Marriage Tips
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BlogHer Blog Her: Advice on Work Life Balance
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First Business News First Business: Splitting Down the Middle
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Articles and Essays

The Washington Post Reinventing the Workplace
By Sharon Meers and Joanna Strober
September 5, 2006
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San Francisco Chronicle Give fathers freedom to be good dads
By Sharon Meers and Joanna Strober
June 18, 2006
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San Francisco Magazine Parent trap, part II
By Diana Kapp
San Francisco Magazine
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On the Radio

BBC Radio 4, with Sharon Meers
TODAY show
Aired March 19, 2014
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(MOV download)

KALW Public Radio San Francisco NPR, with Joanna Strober
Why working parents should strive for 50/50 partnership
Aired Jan. 28, 2014 - 5:17 AM
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KQED Radio NPR, Forum with Michael Krasny
The Work-Live Balance, and 'Getting to 50/50'
Aired Jan. 8, 2014 - 10:00 AM
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KGO, The Ronn Owens Program
Guests Sharon Meers and Joanna Strober
Aired October 29, 2013
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MPR - Minnesota public radio:
What women know about being a boss

Guests Sharon Meers and Judy Rosener
Aired August 6, 2009
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The Parent’s Journal Public Radio Program and Podcast
We are pleased to announce that Joanna Strober was recently a featured guest on the nationally-syndicated, Parent’s Journal (TPJ) Public Radio program.
- The Parents Journal 06/17/09
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interview starts at minute 6




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