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Founders, CEOs, and Moms: The Broadsheet

One year ago   |   By Fortune

Good morning, Broadsheet readers! An opera star faces MeToo accusations, Shari Redstone finally gets her way, and we hear what it's really like to have a baby while running a company. Have a wonderful Wednesday.
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11 Female CEOs and Founders on What It's Really Like to Have a Baby While Running Your Company

11 Female CEOs and Founders on What It's Really Like to Have a Baby While Running Your Company

One year ago   |   By Fortune

As generations of small business founders can attest, having a baby while running a company is nothing new.
But in the world of big business, leaders who just happen to give birth while occupying the corner office has remained-not unheard of-but certainly relatively rare. The reasons we've seen so few female CEOs become new moms while holding the most visible jobs in corporate America aren't complicated. First, just a handful women become chief executive of a major corporation: This year's Fortune 500 included 33 female CEOs-a shockingly low number that nevertheless constituted a record...
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