“Dr. Pritt noted [a] complaint expressed by female veterinarians is the feeling that they can’t take time off to raise their children and successfully re-enter the profession.
An article and survey produced in 2005 by the Harvard Business Review and the Center for Work-Life Policy lend credence to this belief. The survey revealed that, while 37 percent of highly qualified women “off-ramp” for some period of time, 93 percent want to return to work. Yet, only 74 percent succeed in rejoining the workforce, and only 40 percent return to full-time jobs.”