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Judith Warner is a senior fellow at American Progress. She is also a contributing writer for The New York Times Magazine and a columnist for Time.com. She was a 2012–2013 recipient of a Rosalynn Carter Fellowship for Mental Health Journalism.

She is best known for her New York Times bestseller, Perfect Madness: Motherhood in the Age of Anxiety, and her former New York Times column “Domestic Disturbances.”

Her latest book, We’ve Got Issues: Children and Parents in the Age of Medication, received a 2010 Outstanding Media Award for Science and Health Reporting from the National Alliance on Mental Illness, a 2011 Changing Lives Award from the Parent/Professional Advocacy League, and a 2012 Friends of Children’s Mental Health Media Award from the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry.

A former special correspondent for Newsweek in Paris, she hosted “The Judith Warner Show” on XM satellite radio from 2005 to 2007 and wrote the 1993 New York Times bestseller Hillary Clinton: The Inside Story, as well as several other books.

Ms. Warner grew up in New York City and received her bachelor’s degree from Brown University in 1987. She received a master’s degree in 1990 from Columbia University. Judith Warner currently lives in Washington, D.C., with her family.

By Judith Warner
The Women’s Leadership GapCenter for American ProgressNovember 20, 2018
The Unequal Toll of Toxic StressCenter for American ProgressNovember 17, 2017
The Women’s Leadership GapCenter for American ProgressMay 21, 2017
Opening the GatesCenter for American ProgressMay 19, 2017
In the Absence of U.S. Action on Paid Leave, Multinationals Make Their Own PoliciesCenter for American ProgressNovember 17, 2016
Jumping Through Hoops and Set Up to FailCenter for American ProgressMay 6, 2016
Work-Family Balance is Critical for Fighting PovertySpotlight on Poverty and OpportunityNovember 4, 2015
To Fight Inequality, Give Women an Equal Shot at Staying EmployedMorning ConsultOctober 16, 2015
To Fight Inequality, Support Women’s WorkCenter for American ProgressSeptember 29, 2015
The Women’s Leadership GapCenter for American ProgressAugust 4, 2015
Fact Sheet: 4 Generations of American WomenCenter for American ProgressMay 12, 2015
4 Generations of American Women: Great Progress, Persistent ChallengesCenter for American ProgressMay 12, 2015
104 Women in Congress. Does It Matter?Politico MagazineJanuary 6, 2015
Infographic: To Promote Women’s Leadership, We Need Public PolicyCenter for American ProgressDecember 11, 2014
For Women to Lead, They Have to Stay in the GameCenter for American ProgressDecember 11, 2014
Times Have Changed For American Families. It’s Time For Policies To Change, Too.The Huffington PostJuly 28, 2014
Women in Leadership: An Interview with Ella BellCenter for American ProgressApril 17, 2014
What Stay-at-Home Moms Need: Dad To Do the DishesTimeApril 11, 2014
Fact Sheet: The Women’s Leadership GapCenter for American ProgressMarch 7, 2014
Women’s LeadershipCenter for American ProgressMarch 7, 2014
Why We Need a Fair ShotCenter for American ProgressSeptember 18, 2013
The Opt-Out Generation Wants Back InThe New York TimesAugust 7, 2013
Prince William’s Charming Choice to Take LeaveBloombergJuly 26, 2013
What People Really Think About Working MomsTIMEMay 31, 2013
When “Flex Time” Means Ripping Off WorkersTIMEMay 3, 2013
Lessons LearnedCenter for American ProgressApril 26, 2013
Is There Really a ‘Boy Crisis’?Time March 26, 2013
Why Sandberg Matters for Real WomenTIMEMarch 7, 2013
What Betty Friedan Saw ComingTIMEFebruary 15, 2013
Would More Women In The Senate Mean Less Gridlock?TIMEJanuary 4, 2013
Sandy Hook Shooting: The Speculation About Adam Lanza Must StopTIMEDecember 12, 2012
The Myth of the Ritalin-Popping American TeenTIMEDecember 7, 2012
Viewpoint: Will Family Issues Finally Get Addressed?TIMENovember 9, 2012
Viewpoint: Will Family Issues Finally Get Addressed?TimeNovember 9, 2012
Viewpoint: Are Undecided Women Voters Living Up To Age-Old Stereotypes?TIMEOctober 26, 2012
Valium Invalidation: What if Mother (and Father) Really Did Need A Little Help?TIMEOctober 5, 2012
Do the Romneys Suffer from a Siege Mentality?TIMESeptember 28, 2012
The Denial of Mental Illness is Alive and WellTIMESeptember 14, 2012