Women in the Boardroom: The Future of Female CEOs

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Hilda Solis, Secretary of Labor, tours GM's Baltimore plant in 2012.

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Last week General Motors named Mary Barra their CEO. She’s highly qualified, and has worked at the company for over 30 years, so her appointment shouldn’t be much of a surprise. Except that she’s a woman. This hour we’ll discuss why it’s still rare for a female to oversee a corporation, and whether young women are aiming for the boardroom at all.

Guests

  • D’Vera Cohn, senior writer at the Pew Research Center
  • Julie Graber, CEO of the Institute on Women
  • Susan McTiernan, associate dean for graduate programs at the Quinnipiac University School of Business and Engineering

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