18 Sep '11, 5am

PhD or family? Possible to have both, these women say

PhD or family? Possible to have both, these women say

Madam Mary Lee (left), Ms Liang You Yun with her husband Mr Lai Han Seng (right). -- ST PHOTO: CHEW SENG KIM & LAU FOOK KONG By Stacey Chia It is not a zero-sum game, say Singaporean women who pursue PhDs. It is not necessarily a stark choice between one's career and starting a family. This was the refrain voiced by six female doctoral students interviewed by The Sunday Times. They were reacting to what former prime minister Lee Kuan Yew had said to a woman PhD student at a recent university dialogue. Nanyang Technological University (NTU) student Joan Sim, 27, had stood up to ask a question. He later asked if she had a boyfriend and she said 'no'. Mr Lee then said good-humouredly to not 'waste time' and added: 'It's more important and more satisfying than your PhD. Good luck to you, I hope you get your PhD and your boyfriend.' Please enable JavaScript to view the comments...

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