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Women and Business: September 22nd, 2017

Women and Business: September 22nd, 2017

This week - women are making history in television as Lena Waithe becomes the first black woman to win an Emmy for comedy writing and Reed Morano becomes the first woman to win an Emmy for drama directing in 22 years. Brenda Darden Wilkerson is named ABI President and CEO of Anita Borg. Ellen Pao discusses why it's important she shares her experience in Silicon Valley. Serena Williams writes a beautiful letter to her mother about motherhood and self acceptance. Fortune adds incredible women to their Most Powerful Women list, including Reese Witherspoon, Indra Nooya, and Sheryl Sandberg. Fortune also acknowledges powerful women to watch including Bozoma Saint John, Chief Band Officer of Uber and Marne Levine, COO of Instagram and Facebook.

Lena Waithe Makes Emmy History as First Black Woman to Win for Comedy Writing Variety

‘Handmaids Tale’s’ Reed Morano Is First Woman to Win Drama Directing Emmy in 22 Years Variety

What You Should Know About Dolores Huerta, The .ivil Rights Icon Fortune

Amber Tamblyn: I’m Done With Not Being Believed NY Times

Serena Williams Calls Out Body Shamers in a Reddit Letter to Her Mom Fortune

In This Sports Gender Gap, Men Fall Short NY Times

Donatella Versace: "My brother was the king, and my whole world had crashed around me” The Guardian

Google Doodle Marks 100th Birthday of Dancer and Choreographer Amalia Hernandez Time

Meet the 7 Newcomers to Our 2017 Most Powerful Women List Fortune

Why Reese Witherspoon Is on Fortune’s 2017 List of the Most Powerful Women Fortune

Meet Brenda Darden Wilkerson, ABI President & CEO Anita Borg

13 male musicians discuss sexism in the music industry AP

The Pao Effect Is What Happens After Lean In Wired

These 10 Powerful Women Are Ones to Watch Fortune

Ivanka Trump Reveals Struggle With Postpartum Depression: 'A Very Challenging, Emotional Time' Fortune


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