Have We Really Come a Long Way?

Remember the old Virginia Slims ad with the sexy slogan, “You've come a long way, baby”? Or the '70s TV commercial for Enjoli perfume about bringing home the bacon and frying it up in a pan?

Back then, career women were so, well, pumped up about doing it all. Today, most of the ones I know are just plain exhausted. They see that, despite all our efforts, too few women have risen in the ranks in the past 30 years — for myriad reasons far too complex to go into here.


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