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Diversity From the Top Down:  Why More Women are Taking the Helm of U.S Corporations

Women. The “good old boy” club may still be around, but it’s nowhere near what it used to be. Today, some of the biggest U.S. companies—many of them Fortune 500s—are now run by women.  Heavy hitters such as Citigroup, General Motors, BestBuy, UPS, and even Nasdaq now have women as their CEOs.  And it’s about time.  But why …

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Hispanic Culture and Women’s Careers as Entrepreneurs

Hispanic culture has always cast the role of women as wives, mothers, and homemakers for “La Familia,” their extended families.   Work outside of the home, if any, was seen as supplemental to the job of the husband, who was the main breadwinner of the family. Today, that’s changing. Because of a transforming economy and society, more …

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