Exclusive Interview with Ursula Burns: the First African-American Woman CEO of Major U.S. Corporation
After starting at Xerox as a summer intern at age 19, July 2009, brought Ursula M. Burns, through her prowess and performance, to a headline-grabbing milestone: Burns was installed as Xerox’s chief executive officer, becoming the first African American woman to take the helm of one of the nation’s largest publicly traded companies. Recently, she was interviewed by Black Enterprise Business Report. Says Burns: “It’s really is surprising to me just how impactful on the outside this [appointment] is, just how much responsibility therefore I have to represent well.”
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More women, changing history!
(Quote & video link courtesy of www.blackenterprise.com)