‘We blew it’: Forbes named 99 men and only one woman on its list of ‘most innovative leaders’

From The Washington Post authored by Jena McGregor:

“Forbes Magazine may be best known for its lists of the world’s wealthiest billionaires, but its recent ranking of the most innovative CEOs is the one that has been getting the most attention — and not for good reason.

Last week, Forbes published its list of 100 CEOs — or as it called them, “the most creative and successful business minds of today” — the top of which included a largely predictable catalogue of tech titans and billionaires including Tesla’s Elon Musk and Amazon founder Jeff Bezos (who tied for first; Bezos is the owner of The Washington Post), Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg and Apple’s Tim Cook (No. 3 and No. 8, respectively), and Google’s Larry Page and Sergey Brin (tied for No. 10).

But readers had to scroll all the way down to No. 75 to find the first — and only — woman on the list, Ross Stores CEO Barbara Rentler. A photo of her was not included.”

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