The definitive list of women CEOs in the Fortune 500. Last updated on May 9, 2013.
1. Margaret C. Whitman
Company: Hewlett-Packard (HPQ)
Fortune 500 Rank: 15
2. Virginia M. Rometty
Company: IBM (IBM)
Fortune 500 Rank: 20
3. Patricia A. Woertz
Company: Archer Daniels Midland (ADM)
Fortune 500 Rank: 27
4. Indra K. Nooyi
Company: Pepsico (PEP)
Fortune 500 Rank: 43
5. Marillyn A. Hewson
Company: Lockheed Martin (LMT)
Fortune 500 Rank: 59
6. Ellen J. Kullman
Company: DuPont (DD)
Fortune 500 Rank: 72
7. Irene B. Rosenfeld
Company: MOREMay 9, 2013 2:17 PM ET
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There is no single sweeping solution that will help all women. And there's no reason there should be.
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Executives at the Fortune Most Powerful Women event in London exhort their peers to embrace technology, uncertainty and all.
By Stephanie Mehta, Fortune executive editor
Eat or be eaten. Fail fast. Throw out the old playbook.
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At the inaugural Fortune Most Powerful Women event in London, Burberry CEO Angela Ahrendts shared her favorite business authors.
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Burberry (BBRYF) CEO Angela Ahrendts draws her greatest inspiration from reading—which sometimes leads to ground-breaking new relationships. After finishing Howard Schultz's account of building Starbucks, Pour Your Heart Into It, she emailed him. She was in an airport, on her way to Seattle, and suggested a get-together MOREJun 19, 2012 11:06 AM ET
After taking over in 2006, Burberry CEO Angela Ahrendts revived the struggling British fashion brand. At the Fortune Most Powerful Women event in London, she shared her strategy.
By Nina Easton, senior editor-at-large
FORTUNE -- When Angela Ahrendts took over Burberry (BBRYF) in 2006, she had no time to waste. The 150-year-old label had lost its cache. In a sector growing 13%, its growth clocked in at 2%. Its best days seemed MOREJun 19, 2012 10:54 AM ET
As student loan debt heads skyward, not all students can spend their summers as unpaid interns. How baristas and sales clerks can compete with internship-heavy resumes. By Colleen LeaheyColleen Leahey, Reporter - May 22, 2012 12:41 PM ET
If Dartmouth's Jim Yong Kim can't stand up to patriarchal attitudes on a tiny New Hampshire campus, what are his chances as World Bank president?
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