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  • How Gen-Y women can close the pay gap

    Guest Post by Amanda Pouchot, co-founder, The Levo League

    A friend recently told me about a male colleague; he joined her company one month after she arrived. "He's asking for a $10,000 dollar raise tomorrow at our performance review," she griped. "I can't believe he's doing that. I just can't imagine asking for a raise after only being here for seven months."

    Today is Equal Pay Day, which marks how far into MORE

    - Apr 9, 2013 1:54 PM ET
  • Sally Jewell's path to Obama's new Cabinet

    By Beth Kowitt, writer

    Recreational Equipment Inc. CEO Sally Jewell, President Obama's choice to be the next Secretary of the Interior, obviously did not plan her career.

    She started as an engineer at Mobil Oil. Then she worked in banking—at Security Pacific Bank, West One Bank, and Washington Mutual.

    In 1996, Jewell joined the board of REI, hardly dreaming that she would head the member-owned cooperative someday. But Jewell became the outdoor-equipment retailer's MORE

    - Feb 6, 2013 2:56 PM ET
  • Google exec moves to Change.org

    Jennifer Dulski is taking the reins as president and COO of the buzzy online petition outfit and leaving Google, where she led project management for shopping and product ads.

    By Anne VanderMey, reporter

    Change.org, the buzzy online petition company that helped fuel public outrage over the Trayvon Martin murder case, has seen explosive growth over the last two years. Its founder, Ben Rattray, landed on Fortune's 40 Under 40 list last year after MORE

    - Jan 29, 2013 12:42 PM ET
  • Meet the woman taking over Lockheed Martin

    Marillyn Hewson, a nearly 30-year Lockheed veteran, currently runs the company's largest division.

    By Beth Kowitt, writer

    FORTUNE -- The fall of Lockheed Martin's incoming CEO Christopher Kubasik has elevated one of Fortune's Most Powerful Women.

    Marillyn Hewson, No. 19 on our power list this year, was due to become COO on January 1 when Kubasik took over the top job from Bob Stevens -- that is until today when Kubasik resigned after MORE

    - Nov 9, 2012 7:00 PM ET
  • The MPW Summit: The editors' picks

    The women behind Fortune's annual power women powwow offer their suggestions on what to watch.

    By Nina Easton, Stephanie N. Mehta and Patricia Sellers

    FORTUNE -- As the co-chairs of the Fortune Most Powerful Women Summit, which takes place Oct. 1-3 in Laguna Niguel, Calif., we are unabashedly biased: We helped develop the program, and we think everything -- every interview, panel and roundtable -- will be thought-provoking, enlightening and entertaining. We encourage MORE

    - Sep 28, 2012 10:52 AM ET
  • Facing investor pressure, WellPoint CEO out

    Angela Braly had been subject to mounting investor scrutiny following a disappointing second-quarter earnings report.

    By Anne Vandermey, reporter

    FORTUNE -- The number of women CEOs in the Fortune 500 is back down to 19 with yesterday's ouster of WellPoint's (WLP) Angela Braly.

    Braly had been subject to mounting investor scrutiny following a disappointing second-quarter earnings report. Despite her support from the board and WellPoint's well-received $4.9 billion acquisition of Medicaid specialist MORE

    - Aug 29, 2012 11:13 AM ET
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