ANN CRITTENDEN is an award-winning journalist and author. She was a reporter for the New York Times from 1975 to 1983, where her work on a broad range of economic issues was nominated for the Pulitzer Prize. She has also been a reporter for Fortune, a financial writer and foreign correspondent for Newsweek, a visiting lecturer at MIT and Yale, an economics commentator for CBS News, and executive director of the Fund for Investigative Journalism in Washington, D.C.
She is the author of Sanctuary: A Story of American Conscience and the Law in Collision, which was a New York Times Notable Book of the Year in 1988, Killing the Sacred Cows: Bold Ideas for a New Economy, The Price of Motherhood: Why the Most Important Job in the World is Still the Least Valued, and If You've Raised Kids, You Can Manage Anything. Her articles have appeared in numerous magazines, including The Nation, Foreign Affairs, McCall's, Lear's, and Working Woman.