Female CEOs

What I Learned In My First Year As A Female Startup CEO

Huffington Post - April 16, 2014

If a reporter asks me why it sucks to be a female CEO, I can come up with hundreds of reasons. On the other hand, if I am asked to argue why it's awesome to be a female CEO, I can also do that pretty well. So here is my take... Read »

More Women Execs…But Not Chief Execs

Huffington Post - February 11, 2013

Women are making headway in the ranks of America’s biggest companies, but they’re still having trouble getting the top job. Read »

11 Women Who Started Amazing Companies

Forbes - February 8, 2013

Gracing Forbes list of America’s Most Promising Companies are eleven female founders and CEOs. These ladies have created some of the fastest-growing private businesses in the U.S. Read »

Female CEOs Of Big Companies Are Struggling

24/7 Wall St. - December 7, 2012

The stock prices of the majority of large public companies led by female CEOs have underperformed the S&P 500 so far this year, in some cases by a great deal. Read »

What Women Know About Leadership That Men Don’t

CEO.com - November 1, 2012

No single challenge has been greater for me as a leader than learning how to take better care of the people I lead, and to create a safe, supportive space in which they can thrive. Like most men I know, I grew up with very... Read »

Carol Bartz: Lessons From The Board Room

All Things Digital - October 9, 2012

Carol Bartz, that is. The former CEO of Yahoo, who was ousted in 2011 from that job, was interviewed by Pattie Sellers at the recent Fortune Most Powerful Women Summit. Read »

The New Class Of Female CEOs

Forbes - August 22, 2012

Each trekked a different path to the top job (they talks about variations of hard work, mentors, confidence) but collectively they showcase how women are now, finally, making the C-Suite. Read »

Jack Welch On Women In The Economy

May 4, 2012

Alan Murray talks with Jack and Suzy Welch at the Women in the Economy conference about what steps need to be taken to eliminate the cultural biases against women advancing in business. Read »

Carol Bartz Relates Her Time, Conflicts at Yahoo

WSJ.com - May 2, 2012

Carol Bartz sits down with WSJ's Alan Murray and discusses her time as chief executive of Yahoo, her conflicts with the company's board and how best to communicate in business. Read »

Why More Women Aren’t In Corporate Power Seats

WSJ.com - May 2, 2012

FINS reporter Julie Steinberg makes a stop on Mean Street to point out why the number of women in business who hold positions of power is so low. Read »

More Women Are Primed to Land CEO Roles

WSJ.com - May 1, 2012

Women are starting to win more spots in executive suites. A look at 10 female executives of Fortune 1000 companies who could run one of those firms within five years. Read »

Masters Controversy Won’t Deter IBM Chief

WSJ.com - April 6, 2012

IBM CEO Virginia Rometty is expected to attend the Masters at Augusta National Golf Club, which could bring more attention to the controversy swirling over the all-male golf club. Read »

IBM’s New CEO Earning Less Than Her Peers…

Business Insider - February 7, 2012

When new IBM CEO Virginia "Ginni” Rometty became CEO this year, she doubled her salary -- but she's still getting a pittance compared to other CEOs of major tech companies. Read »

The Rise Of The Female CEO

Forbes - November 16, 2011

If women are not being taken as seriously or aren’t bringing the right skills to the table let’s figure out how to level the playing field so that we can get the best talent involved in starting and growing businesses. Read »

Need A Support System? How About A Husband?

New York Times - November 7, 2011

Statistics suggest that aspirants to America’s top corporate jobs had better have a spouse, partner or someone else willing to be devoted to the aspirant’s career. Read »