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May 18

Conservative Women's Network

Location: The Heritage Foundation's Lehrman Auditorium

Women over 30 will have it forever ingrained in their minds, thanks to Newsweek, that "A 40-year-old single woman [is] 'more likely to be killed by a terrorist' than to ever marry." In her new book, Why Smart Men Marry Smart Women, Dr. Whelan explains why SWANS - what she has dubbed as Strong Women Achievers No Spouse, marry at the same rates as other women over 30. She shatters a number of myths, including: "Men don't make passes at women who wear glasses." But a staggering 71% of high-achieving men said a woman's career or educational success makes her more desirable as a wife. Can you identify with the SWANS?

More About the Speakers

Christine B. Whelan