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Women as Leaders in Executive Service
Women as leaders in executive service

In January 2009, Hillary Rodham Clinton was nominated by President Barack Obama to serve as his secretary of state. When she was confirmed by the U.S. Senate on January 21, Clinton became the third woman to serve as secretary of state in the history of the United States. Yet a mere 12 years ago, the position had been held only by men. In fact, of 66 secretaries of state who have served since 1789 when the position was first created, the overwhelming majority (97%) have been men (U.S. State ...

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