Warren Buffett and Glenn Close brought down the house at the opening of the Fortune Most Powerful Women Summit.
After Senator Susan Collins and IMF chief Christine Lagarde kicked off the 2013 Fortune Most Powerful Women Summit in Washington D.C. Tuesday night with grim views of the dangers of the U.S. government shutdown, actress Glenn Close lightened the mood in high style. Taking the MPW Summit stage to disclose that she's venturing into a new phase of MOREPatricia Sellers - Oct 16, 2013 6:23 AM ET
Angela Ahrendts' new job as head of Apple retail is her first gig outside of fashion. Given the Burberry CEO's digital knowhow and Apple's move toward wearable technology, it's a natural fit.
In recruiting Burberry (BURBY) CEO Angela Ahrendts to head its retail and online unit, Apple (AAPL) is acquiring a design fanatic, a digital evangelist, and a master of millennial marketing.
The move looks to be a win for Apple and MOREPatricia Sellers - Oct 15, 2013 11:36 AM ET
The definitive guide to Fortune's 2013 Most Powerful Women lists, magazine stories and online extras.
Since we released Fortune's 2013 Most Powerful Women list Thursday morning, it's been hard to keep up with the many lists, charts and stories about the world's preeminent women leaders. Here's where you can find all our MPW content:
Click here to visit the homepage for Fortune Most Powerful Women. You'll see the U.S. MPW list, the MOREPatricia Sellers - Oct 11, 2013 4:52 PM ET
Fortune's Most Powerful Women list has changed dramatically over 15 years. New stars have emerged. And for the first time, the most famous superstar didn't make the cut.
When Fortune published its first Most Powerful Women in Business list in 1998, there was Carly Fiorina at the top and not a huge amount of power underneath.
Relatively speaking, that is.
That 1998 Fortune MPW list included just two Fortune 500 CEOs: Jill Barad MOREPatricia Sellers - Oct 10, 2013 4:56 PM ET
Women in technology top the Fortune Most Powerful Women list. Sheryl Sandberg and Marissa Mayer move up. Meg Whitman slips. Who's No. 1? IBM rules again.
Ginni Rometty is Fortune's 2013 Most Powerful Woman in Business. The (IBM) chairman and CEO, who took charge at the start of 2012, takes the No. 1 spot on the MPW list for the second year in a row.
PepsiCo (PEP) CEO Indra Nooyi retains her MOREPatricia Sellers - Oct 10, 2013 9:00 AM ET
Warren Buffett likens the impasse in Washington to nuclear war. Out of this crisis, Americans should learn a great lesson, he says.Patricia Sellers - Oct 4, 2013 11:34 AM ET
Lauren Zalaznick's exit from NBCUniversal was inevitable. Ever since she fell out of CEO Steve Burke's favor, she's been restless to run a business.
Lauren Zalaznick is leaving NBCUniversal. So goes one of the TV's most high-profile executives and No. 48 on the 2012 Fortune Most Powerful Women list.
In fact, it was a matter of when, not if, Zalaznick would leave NBCU. She lost her preeminent position there when CEO Steve MOREPatricia Sellers - Sep 27, 2013 4:02 PM ET
Former Amazon CFO Joy Covey dropped out of high school, used her 173 IQ to get to Harvard Business School, helped Jeff Bezos take Amazon public--and then proved that you can lead a full and very rich life beyond business.
FORTUNE -- Joy Covey, who was Amazon.com's CFO in its startup days and guided the company through its IPO, died Wednesday in a bicycle accident in California. Covey, 50, was reportedly struck MOREPatricia Sellers - Sep 19, 2013 12:37 PM ET
One woman left a big job at BP (BP) to start a "green" construction company that's disrupting the $7 trillion global building market.
Another woman ended her career in TV production to co-found a tech-centric ticketing business that has sold more than 130 million tickets to events worldwide.
Another woman organized the booming blogger community and created a multi-media company that reaches an audience of 92 million monthly.
These and seven other female MOREPatricia Sellers - Sep 10, 2013 12:58 PM ET
Serena Wiliams' US Open victory reminds us that winning--in sports or business or life--comes down to a few rules. Tennis legend Billie Jean King sums up how to win.
"Pressure is a privilege. Champions adjust."
Watching Serena Williams score her fifth US Open women's singles title last evening, I couldn't stop thinking of Billie Jean King's advice on winning. During the first two sets of Sunday's nearly three-hour thriller vs. Victoria Azarenka, MOREPatricia Sellers - Sep 9, 2013 11:09 AM ET
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