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Ursula Burns — First African American Female CEO/Chair of Xerox Corporation

Ursula Burns made history at Xerox Corporation in 2009 when she became the first African American female CEO and Chairman of a Fortune 500 company.

In acknowledgement of Black History Month, tune in to hear details of Ursula’s self described impossible, yet predictable, success.

Ursula grew up in poverty in a dangerous housing project in New York City.   She and her two siblings were raised, in a single parent household.  Their Mom worked low paying jobs, but still managed to send all three kids to private school, and instilled in dreams for a better life.

In excerpts from recorded interviews, Ursula describes her journey from “the hood” to becoming a titan of industry.

Host Veronica Faisant

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