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Reading Lean In and Unfinished Business After Forty

  • Mon, May 01, 2017
  • 9:45 AM - 12:30 PM
  • 1627 K St NW, 3rd fl. Washington, DC
  • 56


  • Monday Morning Speaker

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Monday Morning Speaker:  Kathlyn Taylor Gaubatz

Reading Lean In and Unfinished Business After Forty  

The Wisdom of Sheryl Sandberg and Anne-Marie Slaughter for Professional Transitions in Middle-Age and Beyond


Through forceful ideas presented in their books Lean In and Unfinished Business, Sheryl Sandberg and Anne-Marie Slaughter have sparked an exciting conversation about the roles of men and women in the workplace and the home. 

Don’t worry if you haven’t had time to read these important books.  In this lively conversation:

·         We will discuss the most interesting and provocative lessons from Sandberg, who focuses on the “leadership ambition gap” between women and men, and Slaughter, who takes on our society’s “competition bias” and devaluing of “care.” 

·         We will focus on wisdom from each author that is particularly relevant for people making professional transitions after forty.

·         We will take time to reflect on areas of our own lives where we might put the insights of Sandberg and Slaughter into play.



Kathlyn Taylor Gaubatz provides leadership and policy consulting for the human services sector.  Kathy has over twenty years of experience developing and implementing solutions to homelessness and poverty.  In San Francisco, she was executive director of Compass Family Services, a large nonprofit that provides a comprehensive range of services for homeless and very low-income families.  In Norfolk, she was the founder and executive director of Virginia Social Ventures, which operated the job training enterprise Spotlight Books.  Kathy has served as an Atlantic Fellow at Oxford University, has staffed a major regional commission, and is the author of the book Crime in the Public Mind.  She holds a B. A. in sociology from U.C. Berkeley and a Ph.D. in politics from Princeton University.  Currently, she serves on the board of the Center for Nonprofit Advancement in Washington, DC.





Cell:  202-253-4547 


Plan to join us after the meeting for networking. Admission is free.  Many of us carry our conversations to lunch at the nearby eatery.

Attire is business casual, recruiters are often present, so we ask all Monday Speaker attendees to contribute to the professional standards and objectives of this important networking meeting.

Doors open at 9:45 for networking and the program starts promptly at 10:00. at our new location:

1627 K St NW, 3rd fl.

Washington, DC

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1325 G Street, NW, Suite 500

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Phone: 202-387-1582

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