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Professor Schonbrun: Your Career Can Still Be Great

by Carol Fishman Cohen

Brown Assistant Professor of Psychiatry Yael Chatav Schonbrun's recent New York Times Opinionator piece "A Mother's Ambitions" revealed her disappointment and frustration about her stunted career prospects despite the joy she is experiencing as a mother. This was the result of a personal decision she made to allocate a higher percentage of time and mental energy to be with her children and a lower percentage to her academic career. She is afraid she has permanently derailed herself professionally.

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