What Glass Ceiling?

Carly Fiorina takes over Hewlett-Packard, becoming the first woman CEO of a Dow 30 firm

Pay no attention to the noise, Carleton (Carly) Fiorina was saying last week, as she was crashing through the highest of glass ceilings to become the CEO of computer maker Hewlett-Packard. Although her appointment has not been so ballyhooed as Sandra Day O'Connor's becoming the first woman Supreme Court Justice or Geraldine Ferraro's running for Vice President--or, for that matter, America's women winning the soccer World Cup--it is arguably more important than any of those milestones. If women have made great strides in gaining parity in politics and sports, it is in the workplace that sexism is most keenly felt. Women...

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