04.22.13 Career & Finances
“It’s all prince charming, it’s all the man is going to come in and basically save you and the trouble is that’s where the story ends.”
Amanda sits down with Leslie Bennetts, author of The Feminine Mistake: Are We Giving Up Too Much? and contributing editor at Vanity Fair. Before working at Vanity Fair, Bennetts was a reporter for 10 years at the New York Times, covering national politics, cultural news, metropolitan news, City Hall, and contributed to the Style section. As a mother, wife and accomplished career woman, Leslie tackles the embedded cultural expectations and limitations that women continue to face, and addresses the impact of childhood fairytales and the notion of prince charming.
What are your biggest fears when it comes to finances and femininity? What challenges have you encountered and how have you overcome them?