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Former Xerox CEO Ursula Burns on importance of STEM and joining Uber's board
She’s Uber’s newest board member, was the first African-American woman to run a Fortune 500 company, and led President Barack Obama’s White House national program on STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) education. So what does the Former Xerox CEO and Chair Ursula Burns believe is the
Hillary Clinton Campaign Sorted Potential VP Picks Into 'Food Groups' by Race and Gender, Email Shows
Clinton campaign officials grouped potential vice presidential running mates by race and gender, according to a recently leaked email, further suggesting the degree to which their run for the White House appeared to be scripted. Campaign chairman John Podesta -- whose hacked emails have been
By MICHAEL FALCONE (@michaelpfalcone) NOTABLES OBAMA AND CLINTON PARTY ON THE VINEYARD: No word on whether they “hugged it out,” but, according to the White House, the President and First Lady were “happy to have the chance to spend time with Secretary Clinton and former...
'This Week': Shattering the Glass Ceiling
Carly Fiorina, Col. Jeannie Leavitt, Liza Mundy, and Reshma Saujani on women and leadership.
Deal Or No Deal? (The Note)
By MICHAEL FALCONE (@michaelpfalcone) and AMY WALTER (@amyewalter) NOTABLES: OBAMA SIGNALS SUPPORT FOR GUN CONTROL BILL: The White House yesterday indicated President Obama would support legislation that would reinstate the ban on certain types of semi-automatic rifles–known as “the assault ...
At White House Grilling, Obama Will Have A Full Plate (The Note)
By MICHAEL FALCONE (@michaelpfalcone) and AMY WALTER (@amyewalter) NOTABLES: TODAY AT THE WHITE HOUSE: President Obama holds his first post-election news conference at 1:30 pm ET in the East Room of the White House. TUNE IN: ABC News will carry the president’s news conference live...
Forbes Lists Most Powerful Women
Forbes has released its list of the world’s 100 most powerful women of 2012, ranking German Chancellor Angela Merkel number 1 for the second year in a row. Presiding over one of Europe’s most vibrant economies in the midst of the recession, Merkel has vowed...
Obama Pitches Economic Agenda To Business Leaders
President Obama pitched his economic agenda to some of the nation’s most high-powered CEOs Tuesday night, touting his proposals to boost job creation and calling for tax reform to aid the economic recovery. “The economy is getting stronger, and the recovery is speeding up. And...
Record Number of Fortune 500 Women CEOs
It’s been a hundred years and zero women have held the top position at IBM but all that will change when Virginia “Ginny” Rometty takes the reins as CEO of the technology company. Rometty will join a list that includes Meg Whitman, the former eBay...
Morning Business Report
Amazon is spending big on the Kindle Fire and making a big bet on its high stakes entry to the tablet war. The Fire, which will begin shipping next month, is Amazon’s answer to Apple’s highly popular iPad. Amazon sees the Kindles as a way...