CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau (troo-DOH') is scheduled to speak at a gathering of tech entrepreneurs at MIT.
Massachusetts Institute of Technology officials say Trudeau will visit campus Friday to headline the annual meeting of the school's Solve initiative .
The project connects tech entrepreneurs with leaders in government, business and academia to tackle world problems.
Even Among Harvard MBAs, Few Black Women Ever Reach Corporate America’s Top Rungs
By Jena McGregor
The Washington Post
In recent months, Corporate America's corner office has actually gotten a little less diverse -- not more -- when it comes to the number of African-Americans. With American Express chief executive Kenneth Chenault stepping down, there are just three black CEOs in the Fortune 500. And with the departure of former CEO Ursula Burns from Xerox, announced in 2016, there are no black female CEOs leading companies in the S&P 500 index.
Uber’s Kalanick names 2 new directors to company board
NEW YORK (AP) — Ousted Uber CEO Travis Kalanick is naming two new directors to the ride-hailing app company's board as part of an ongoing struggle with one of Uber's major investors.
Greenwich, Stamford women among Fortune ‘most powerful’
Greenwich resident and PepsiCo CEO Indra Nooyi was again named the second most powerful woman in business in the 2017 installment of Fortune’s annual list, with Synchrony Financial CEO Margaret Keane the highest ranked woman on leading a Connecticut company, at 25th overall.
NEW YORK — With headlines about sexual harassment sweeping Silicon Valley, the former CEO of Xerox has a message for women: Don’t avoid the tech industry.
“Go into tech. They will hire you,” Ursula Burns told Poppy Harlow at CNNMoney’s American Opportunity breakfast in New York last week.