For many Gen Y women, Mayer's example is one our mothers couldn't demonstrate: a successful woman in business who fully owns her femininity. By Caroline GhosnJul 23, 2012 11:09 AM ET
There is no single sweeping solution that will help all women. And there's no reason there should be.
By Amanda Pouchot
FORTUNE -- It's a broken record at this point: the dearth of women on boards of tech companies (or on any boards for that matter); that less than 3% of Fortune 500 CEOs are women; that women make 77 cents to a man's dollar. Yes, we've heard. There are "Women's Issues" MOREJul 5, 2012 11:02 AM ET
By Colleen Leahey, reporter
FORTUNE -- Taken out of context, just about any quote can spark outrage. Queen's Counsel Cherie Blair learned that lesson the hard way this week, in the aftermath of comments she made about stay-at-home moms.
At the inaugural Fortune Most Powerful Women London conference, the barrister and wife of former Prime Minister Tony Blair sat on a panel with McKinsey & Co. director Joanna Barsh, Accel Partners partner Sonali De Rycker, MOREJun 21, 2012 10:37 AM ET
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.
Those may sound like clichés, but they also happen to be the new rules of the road for companies trying to inject their companies with digital DNA, according to a panel of executives who spoke at Fortune's MOREJun 19, 2012 11:22 AM ET
At the inaugural Fortune Most Powerful Women event in London, Burberry CEO Angela Ahrendts shared her favorite business authors.
By Nina Easton, Fortune senior editor
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
Barbara Bush, CEO and Co-founder, Global Health Corps, sat down with Fortune editor-at-large Pattie Sellers during Fortune's Most Powerful Women Summit this month in Laguna Niguel, California.
Below is an unedited transcript of their talk:
PATTIE SELLERS: I am so thrilled to have Barbara Bush here. Barbara Bush, daughter of President Bush, came to our May Most Powerful Women Dinner, and I was lucky enough to have Barbara at my table. And MOREOct 14, 2011 5:09 PM ET
Meredith Whitney, CEO of the Meredith Whitney Advisory Group, was interviewed by Fortune's Nina Easton at the Most Powerful Women Summit.
Below is an unedited transcript:
NINA EASTON: Our next speaker is a familiar face with this crowd, Meredith Whitney, CEO of Meredith Whitney Advisory Group. I think a lot of you know Meredith's claim to fame. By the way, check out the Wall Street Journal's magazine this month, it's got some MOREOct 5, 2011 2:26 PM ET
Meredith Whitney is not backing down from her position on state and municipal finances. They'll lead to further cuts in social services, which will fuel more social unrest.
By Megan Barnett
Meredith Whitney pointed out that she was wearing red, white, and blue on stage at the Fortune Most Powerful Women conference on Wednesday, even though her message about the state of affairs in the U.S. is about as bleak as they MOREOct 5, 2011 2:20 PM ET
PepsiCo chairman and CEO believes in conscious capitalism and performance with a purpose. She joined Fortune executive editor Stephanie Mehta on stage at the Most Powerful Women Summit.
Below is an unedited transcript.
STEPHANIE MEHTA: Good morning, everyone. Good morning, Indra.
INDRA NOOYI: Good morning.
STEPHANIE MEHTA: Before we get to our interview, we have a polling question for you all.
(Break for poll.)
STEPHANIE MEHTA: The person I'm about to interview today has been the MOREOct 5, 2011 1:46 PM ET
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