Press Coverage

Leaning In Without Falling Over
New York Times Book Review, April 11, 2014

Princeton University Talk Explores the “Women’s Problem”, March 7, 2014

Debora Spar – Confessions of a Reluctant Feminist
The Wharton Journal, February 22, 2014

Barnard College President Debora Spar Discusses New Book with Anne-Marie Slaughter
The Aspen Institute, January 16, 2014

Debora Spar on Women’s (Impossible) Quest for Perfection
Knowledge@Wharton, January 13, 2014

MetroFocus: Wonder Women: Sex, Power, and the Quest for Perfection
MetroFocus, January 8, 2014

Wonder Women
The Rumpus, December 24, 2013

Our Favorite Books of 2013
The Daily Worth, December, 2013

The Quest for Perfection: Wonder Women by Debora L. Spar
Everyday E Book, December 18, 2013

On Being Wonder Women
HuffPost Women, December 17, 2013

2013 Books Every Leader Should Read
Washington Post, December, 2013

Myth of the “Wonder Woman” is Holding Women Back
The Clayman Institute, Stanford University, December 9, 2013

Debora Spar: Why Women Can’t Have It All
Forbes, November, 2013

What Men Can Do to Help Women Advance Their Careers
Harvard Business Review, November 8, 2013

For Barnard’s Spar Breasts Symbolize Tough Choices
Bloomberg, November 6, 2013

Barnard’s Debora Spar, Ann Tisch & Anne Adler on Schools for Women and Girls
Bloomberg EDU, October 25, 2013

Forget About Controlling Your Thighs, and Other Wisdom from Debora Spar’s Wonder Women
Huff Post Women, October 23, 2013

Debora L. Spar’s “Wonder Women”
The Page 99 Test, October 22, 2013

“Wonder Women: Sex, Power, and the Quest for Perfection” by Debora L. Spar
The Washington Post, October 11, 2013

25 Working Moms to Follow on Twitter 2013
Forbes, October 10, 2013

“Satisficing”: How women can happily step away from the perfection myth
The Globe and Mail, October 3, 2013

5 consejos para que las mujeres dejen de buscar la perfeccion
CNN Mexico, October 3, 2013

There Is No “We” in Feminism
Zocalo Public Square, October 3, 2013

How the Impossible Quest To “Have It All” May Set Women Up for Disappointment
PBS Newshour, October 2, 2013

Perfect is the Enemy of the Good Work-Life Balance
The Weekly Wonk, New America Foundation, October 3, 2013

Networking is the New Feminism, For Good and Ill
Fortune, October 2, 2013

Ladies, Stop Trying To Be Perfect, October 2, 2013

Debora Spar, Barnard President, Says Women Can’t Have It All — And Shouldn’t Even Try
Huffington Post, September 30, 2013

Do Women Behave Differently At Work?
The Forward, September 30, 2013

Marriage Remains Popular Choice, Though Unknown Why
Women’s ENews, September 29, 2013

When Mommy Track Leads To Dead End
The Daily Beast, September 27, 2013

The Hard Climb To the Top
Financial Times, September 27, 2013

Barnard College’s Debora L. Spar on “Wonder Women” and Leaning In Just Enough
The Washington Post, September 24, 2013

Barnard President Debora Spar on Women, Power, and Perfection
WNYC, The Leonard Lopate Show, September 23, 2013

Sex, Power, and the Quest for Perfection
Bloomberg TV, September 23, 2013

Book Review: Wonder Women: “Having it all” might be a quixotic quest
Columbus Dispatch, September 22, 2013

Book Review: Debora L. Spar on the Shackles of the Liberated Woman
The Globe and Mail, September 20, 2013

Debora Spar on HuffPost Life
HuffPost Live, September 20, 2013

Women Who Ruled the Week
Politico, September 19, 2013

Trying To Be Perfect Is Destroying Us All
Jezebel, September 19, 2013

“Wonder Women”
New Books, September 18, 2013

Should Women Try To Have It All?
CBS This Morning, September 17, 2013

Barnard President: Today’s “Wonder Women” Must Reframe Feminism
NPR, Fresh Air, September 16, 2013

Q&A: The Woman Who Wants You to Lean Into Less
New York Magazine, The Cut, September 16, 2013

Finding Satisfaction in Second Best
The New York Times, September 15, 2013

Where Feminism Went Wrong
Chronicle of Higher Education, September 2, 2013

Women Don’t Need to Lead Better Than Men. They Need to Lead Differently.
Harvard Business Review, August 26, 2013

A Welcome to College Parents
The Huffington Post, August 26, 2013

Barnard College President: “No Woman Can Have It All”
ABC News, Good Morning America, August 16, 2013

Serving Two Masters
Catholic News Agency, August 2013

Stop That Woman!
Glamour Magazine, September 2013

Review from Publishers Weekly
Publishers Weekly, July 22, 2013

Gender segregation, fertility and the futility of Wonder Woman
Haaretz, July 5, 2013

Why Women Should Stop Trying to Be Perfect
The Daily Beast, September 24, 2012

Why Do Successful Women Feel So Guilty?
The Atlantic, June 28, 2012