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Strategies for African-American Women Seeking the Corporate Suite  

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The sixth annual “Black Women on Wall Street” event, held June 19 at Merrill Lynch headquarters in New York City, attracted top African-American women in the financial services industry to discuss career strategies for advancement to the corporate boardroom. Co-sponsored by Merrill Lynch and the Executive Leadership Council, a nonprofit leadership organization for senior level African-American executives in the Fortune 500, the event attracted about 350 minority women professionals. Merrill Lynch chairman and CEO Stan O'Neal – a member of the Executive Leadership Council – offered the opening words and reiterated his company’s commitment to diversity, and then noting the power of networking as a “key element of success for all executives, but especially for women of color.”

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Published: September 12, 2007 in Knowledge@Emory

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