Important Women in Business Throughout History
Marissa Mayer has recently been appointed as the President and CEO of Yahoo! Inc., a move that has been acclaimed as a victory for women in the workplace everywhere. In that spirit, perhaps it is time to look at back at other successful women entrepreneurs and pioneers who helped pave the road towards gender equality in business, law and medicine.
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Charlotte E. Ray
Charlotte E. Ray was the first African American female lawyer in the United States, after being admitted to the District of Columbia bar in 1872.