Author: Katie Vlietstra

Open Mike

Knock Down Barriers for Women Entrepreneurs

From Yahoo’s Marissa Mayer to Ursula Burns at Xerox, women capture a growing number of top spots at leading corporations. Compared to the 1960s, when women were barred from certain jobs, we have made great strides in earning management positions at various levels. But despite the gains over the last 50 years, women still account for only 24 of the Fortune 500’s chief executive officer positions. (more…)