Mika Brzezinski ’89 posts advice for young women about life lessons and career choices, concluding with this piece of heteronormative patriarchal oppression which seems perfect for an EphBlog post:

Of course all of this advice is not as radical as it would have seemed a generation ago. Most young women expect to have a career and plan to go the extra mile.

But what I find always gets bulging eyes and double takes is when I say something like this as my closer.

“Ladies, one more thing: and perhaps the most important thing I will say here today. If you plan to have a family, please .. PUH-leeease, do NOT forget to get married and have kids. And start now. Even in your 20’s!

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