The soda giant says its push to get 5 million women employed has more to do with profit than conscience.
By Anne VanderMey
FORTUNE -- Why should businesses help women in developing countries? Coca-Cola (KO) thinks it has a few good reasons, but don't expect anything too syrupy sweet.
Two years ago, the soda conglomerate announced a big goal -- get 5 million underprivileged women a stable income by the year 2020. It MOREOct 15, 2012 10:57 AM ET
Maria Klawe, president of Harvey Mudd, has made great progress recruiting women to math and science fields.
By Beth Kowitt
FORTUNE -- One of the recurring topics at this year's Most Powerful Women Summit revolved around how to get more young women interested in science, technology, engineering, and math. The most promising case study on how to do it came from Maria Klawe, president of Harvey Mudd College.
When Klawe started at MOREOct 5, 2012 2:25 PM ET
Nearly 1 billion women will enter the global economy for the first time in the coming decade alone, fundamentally shifting how the world works.
By DeAnne Aguirre
FORTUNE -- If you were to list the factors with the biggest potential impact on the business world over the next few decades, you'd likely cite some common themes - evolving technology, the globalization of markets, and fiscal challenges in Western countries, perhaps. But MOREOct 5, 2012 11:48 AM ET
Wal-Mart's Roz Brewer and Starbucks's Michelle Gass talk about what it's like to run a huge business, and still have a boss.
By Anne VanderMey
FORTUNE -- You may have heard it before: Only 19 Fortune 500 chiefs are women. That's a sad statistic, but it doesn't tell the whole story of women leaders in big business. Within the highest ranks of corporate America there are female execs running units so MOREOct 5, 2012 10:34 AM ET
As technology alters the way audiences consume media, the chiefs of television and publishing businesses experiment in the new climate.
By Colleen Leahey
FORTUNE – Forget the black-and-white newspaper, the consumption of media today is rather gray in hue. The advent of the Internet let loose a revolution in the way readers (and viewers) got their daily dose of content. That revolution shows no signs of letting up, according to the leaders MOREOct 3, 2012 5:20 PM ET
PIMCO CEO and co-chief Investment Officer Mohamed El-Erian discusses how his firm works.
NINA EASTON: My final guest is somewhat of a man of mystery. As CEO of PIMCO, he oversees investment policies and strategies for one of the world's largest bond investors, with over $1 trillion -- that's with a T, trillion -- in assets under management. Please welcome to the stage Mohamed El-Erian. (Applause.)
So, we don't usually have men MOREFortune Editors - Oct 3, 2012 4:27 PM ET
Sheila Bair, Mellody Hobson, Karen Hughes, and Elaine Kamarck have sage words for the next commander in chief.
NINA EASTON: Well, this is certainly, obviously, a timely subject. As I have had to do all year long, I have to disclose my potential bias. My husband is a top Romney advisor. I've had to disclose it in print and on air. But really for the purposes of this panel, I want to disclose just MOREFortune Editors - Oct 3, 2012 4:06 PM ET
Media companies must embrace change if they want to thrive.
STEPHANIE MEHTA: While our panelists are getting seated, I thought I'd set the stage for our conversation today by rather than dwelling on the problem or the issues facing the media, I thought we could spend some time talking about the solutions. Everybody here in this room, even if you're not in the media business, understand how your own media consumption MOREFortune Editors - Oct 3, 2012 4:00 PM ET
Three strategies to cut deals in foreign diplomacy and corporate America.
By Beth Kowitt
FORTUNE -- Lael Brainard may spend most of her time negotiating with foreign countries, but the Under Secretary for International Affairs for the U.S. Department of Treasury offered up some tips on persuasive diplomacy that could just as easily apply to the boardroom. At Fortune's Most Powerful Women Summit, the U.S.'s top financial diplomat said that she MOREOct 2, 2012 7:44 PM ET
Actress, writer, and director Lena Dunham joined CNN's Soledad O'Brien on stage at Fortune's Most Powerful Women Summit.
Below is an unedited transcript:
STEPHANIE MEHTA: I'm very excited about our next session. Fortune does some things very well. We know business. We've got business covered. But although we have a lot of women from media at our summit, and though we are part of a big media company, Time Warner, we very MOREOct 2, 2012 6:52 PM ET
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