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LEADERSHIP / SEP. 20, 2013
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Marissa Mayer: An Inspiring Story of a Woman Working in the Tech World

I'm sure by now you are more than familiar with Marissa Mayer. She is one of very few successful women in the tech world, and she has recently become CEO of yahoo.

Marissa's achievements are regularly featured  in the news. Just yesterday she was the top trend in Twitter as she decided to celebrate her big news of having been listed No. 1 on Fortune's "40 Under 40" list of young business executives.The generally reserved Mayer took to her Twitter account, which isn't frequently updated, to retweet some of her followers in celebration. She also used this strategy to encourage people to make yahoo their home page. People were asking Marissa to retweet their tweets and she did it so that they would make yahoo their home page.

Marissa is an inspiring woman. She is not only a successful female in a male dominating industry, but she is a working mother too. Watch this inspiring interview she gave last February were she explains what its like to be a woman in the tech world.

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