Anne-Marie
Slaughter

CEO

Anne-Marie writes about: Foreign Affairs, Gender, Politics

Anne-Marie Slaughter is the CEO of New America, a think ​and action ​tank dedicated to renewing the promise of America in the digital age. She is also Professor Emerita of Politics and International Affairs at Princeton University. From 2009 to 2011, she served as director of policy planning for the United States Department of State, the first woman to hold that position. Upon leaving the State Department she received the Secretary’s Distinguished Service Award for her work leading the Quadrennial Diplomacy and Development Review, as well as meritorious service awards from USAID and the Supreme Allied Commander for Europe. Prior to her government service, Slaughter was the Dean of Princeton’s Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs from 2002 to 2009 and the J. Sinclair Armstrong Professor of International, Foreign, and Comparative Law at Harvard Law School from 1994 to 2002.

Slaughter has written or edited eight​ books, including ​The Chessboard and the Web: Strategies of Connection in a Networked World​; Unfinished Business: Women, Men, Work, Family; The Idea That Is America: Keeping Faith with Our Values in a Dangerous World​; and ​A New World Order, ​as well as over 100 scholarly articles. She was the convener and academic cochair of the Princeton Project on National Security, a multi-year research project aimed at developing a new, bipartisan national security strategy for the United States. In 2012 she published the article “Why Women Still Can’t Have It All” in The Atlantic, which quickly became the most read article in the history of the magazine and helped spawn a renewed national debate on the continued obstacles to genuine full male-female equality. She is a contributing editor to the Financial Times and writes a bi-monthly column for Project Syndicate.

Renewal is a way
to reaffirm our commitment to the
things we hold most dear. Couples renew their vows to enter a new phase in marriage. Nations can renew their ideals to enter a new phase in their history.

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