AGU's Education and Human Resources Committee sponsored a panel session on The Two-Career Couple at the 1983 AGU Fall Meeting (a report on the session will appear in a forthcoming issue of Eos). The response was overwhelming—more than 150 persons crowded into the room, many of them midcareer professionals. Clearly, we had touched a nerve. In discussion following the panel presentation, members of the audience repeatedly expressed a desire for models, guidelines, or policy statements that could be shown to an employer, especially with reference to flexible work time, slow career advancement, and promotion policy. People felt that alternatives are feasible, and that the present lack of policies is largely due to ignorance, by both employers and employees, of practical solutions. “Surely, with so many women entering the work force, some corporations or agencies must have developed guidelines!”