Breaking Glass Ceilings
December 10, 2013

Via The Economist:

IN THE more than three decades working in the men’s world of the auto industry, Mary Barra (pictured) has gotten used to glass ceilings—and the feeling of crashing through them. Barely three years ago she became one of the highest-ranking women in that world when she was named General Motors’ head of global product development. On December 10th she broke through the final one: the firm announced that come next April, Ms Barra will take the helm at GM and become one of the auto industry’s—and hence corporate America’s—most powerful executives.

The first woman to head a big global automot...

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