“We’re sitting at an all time high now,” said Tom Kolder, president of executive recruiter Crist Kolder Associates, which counted 90 women in the CFO role at S&P 500 and Fortune 500 companies as of Aug. 1. That’s already more than in any other entire year.
Dr. Ghez was born in New York on June 16, 1965. She is a professor at the University of California, Los Angeles and one of the authors of the children’s book “You Can Be a Woman Astronomer.” Noting on Tuesday that she was only the fourth woman to win the physics prize, she said that she hoped to inspire young women.
The 16th woman to win the prestigious prize and the first American woman since Toni Morrison in 1993, Glück is the author of 12 poetry collections and several volumes of essays on literary writing.
Page said she was honored to be the moderator for Wednesday’s debate.
“I hope that voters who watched it thought it helped them decide who has the policies they support,” she said. “Who has the leadership characteristics that they want to see. I hope it helped voters. That’s what I hope. So, you tell me if it was successful.”
Lumpkin, a retired teacher, told ABC’s “Good Morning America this week, “I think that in this election more than any other that I’ve taken part in, the only way we can answer it is for the people to come out and vote and stay active to a degree we’ve never seen before.”