We need to re-direct the conversation to Marissa being in the minority as a women CEO in a Fortune 500 company – and how we can change that abysmal ratio.
By Marilyn Nagel (CEO, Watermark)
When the news broke of Marissa Mayer’s appointment as CEO of Yahoo, the excitement in the air was palpable. Women welcomed the discussions it ignited, specifically those about the lack of female CEOs at fortune 500 companies. Everyone was pleased that Marissa was named CEO, not because of her gender but because she is a respected female executive known for her creativity and leadership.
The women CEOs in the Watermark community immediately stepped up to offer her support and guidance. Their collective experience would offer Marissa insights in areas new to her, including P&L. The power of women supporting women