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Every time I write about how some women’s initiatives might be too insular or mommy-centric, I get angry letters from women who accuse me of being a traitor to my gender. Some ask whether I have children (yes, I do), while others simply call me anti-mom.

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Vivia Chen

Vivia Chen is a senior columnist at The American Lawyer and the creator of The Careerist blog.

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