Where Are All The Female Carlos Dangers? Kinda Nowhere, Says Research

Asking whether female CEOs and politicians have a different, "better" grasp on unchangeable ethics is a sticky question for a few reasons — it oversimplifies and glosses over powerful women who have made corrupt personal or professional choices and suggests that only men can be id-driven, complex, flawed leaders. » 8/24/13 3:30pm 8/24/13 3:30pm

Number of Female CEOs About to Get Less Pathetic

Even though a paltry 35 of the Fortune 1000 companies' CEOs are women, some In The Know types think the days of that embarrassing statistic are coming to an end. Companies with dress codes and webinars and teambuilding exercises and the word "corp" in their names, under social and political pressure from their boards… » 5/01/12 5:20pm 5/01/12 5:20pm

This Is Not Why Women Won't Become CEOs

Business columnist and recreational social theoretician Gene Marks recently posted an article article on Forbes' website titled, "Why Most Women Will Never Become CEO," which is sort of like writing an article titled, "Why Most People Named Gene Will Never Become CEO." What Marks means, and what he writes about in the… » 11/02/11 3:50pm 11/02/11 3:50pm

Why Do We Know Lauren Conrad & Not Indra Nooyi?

She doesn't live her life in the public eye or weep attractively on MTV, but Indra Nooyi is worth knowing about: She's the highest-paid female CEO in America. Ms. Nooyi, head of PepsiCo, took home a whopping $12.7 million (including $4.5 million in bonus pay) last year. It's serious cash, for sure. But it's … » 8/15/08 12:30pm 8/15/08 12:30pm