Women Dish About Working For Women

Having a female boss is a drag. She’s either a pushover or a bitch, a stoic workaholic or perpetually on maternity leave. Then, there’s the backstabber who steals big ideas from her secretary and lies about it just to look good in front of Mr. Trask and Harrison Ford, who hello, isn’t even in love with her anymore.

All cliches and Working Girl references aside, we spoke with Kathleen Harris of RealSimple.com and Jill Brooke of FirstWivesWorld.com at mediabistro.com’s 2009 Dessert & Discourse event to find out what it’s really like working for (and being) a high-powered woman in media.

Event Photos: 7th Annual Women’s Dessert & Discourse in New York