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Ursula Burns: CEO of Xerox Corporation, A Fortune 500 Company

Ursula Burns: CEO of Xerox Corporation, A Fortune 500 Company

Burns is the chairman and chief executive officer of Xerox Corporation, making her the first African-American woman CEO to run a Fortune 500 Company She obtained her bachelor degree in Mechanical Engineering from New York University and master degree in Mechanical Engineering from Columbia University. 

Ruth Porat: The Leader of The Alphabet

Ruth Porat: The Leader of The Alphabet

Ruth Porat is representative of the future of Silicon Valley. Her move westward is indicative of Silicon Valley businesses moving towards a more gender balanced and investor conscious way of operating. This shows that even for a company as large and successful as Google is, the California tech industry is dynamic and ever-evolving. In making this move, Porat serves as a significant role model in the tech industry as a powerful woman at the forefront of a business who is driving internal changes to further the integrity of her organization and improve future products.