Nanette Fondas writes about the economics and sociology of work, family, and management. She is a graduate of Cornell (A.B), Oxford (M.Phil.), and Harvard (Ph.D), and a Rhodes Scholar. For fifteen years, she was professor of business administration at Duke, Harvard, and the University of California. She is currently the mother of four children under the age of ten. She contributed this article to Media Monitors Network (MMN) from California, USA.