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Fortune 500 List 2021 Includes Record Number of Black Women and Female CEOs

When Fortune magazine announced its annual Fortune 500 list ranking the 500 largest United States corporations by total revenue last week, there were a couple of notable and historic inclusions. The list contained more female CEOs — particularly Black female CEOs — than ever before. Taylor Dunn of ABC News…

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Rosalind Brewer Officially Becomes America’s Only Current Black Woman Fortune 500 CEO

Rosalind “Roz” Brewer assumed the role of Walgreen’s CEO on Monday, March 15, officially becoming the only Black woman to currently lead a Fortune 500 company — and just the third ever to have achieved the historic career milestone. As we reported previously, Brewer is taking the helm at a…

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Rosalind Brewer Named Walgreens CEO; Will Be the Only Black Woman Leading a Fortune 500 Company

Rosalind “Roz” Brewer has announced that she is leaving coffee giant Starbucks, where she served as chief operating officer to become the new CEO of Walgreens Boots Alliance (a DiversityInc Noteworthy company). The move will make Brewer the only current Black female CEO of a Fortune 500 company, and only…

Black CEO Talks About Diversity, is Called Racist

Sam’s Club CEO Rosalind Brewer has received backlash after acknowledging corporate America’s very real struggle with diversity. The part of the interview that has been slammed by the media was when Brewer shared a story about a meeting with a supplier — a meeting that exemplified the inequality at the…