The Women of Berkshire Hathaway: Lessons from Warren Buffett's Female CEOs and Directors

The Women of Berkshire Hathaway: Lessons from Warren Buffett's Female CEOs and Directors

by Karen Linder

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ISBN-13: 9781118182628
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 05/08/2012
Pages: 320
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.10(d)

About the Author

Karen Linder is the founder and CEO of Linspiration, a corporation that supports entrepreneurship, creativity, and education. She is a sponsor of the annual technology conference Big Omaha, an experienced author and editor, and a Berkshire Hathaway shareholder. Linder is a native of Omaha, Nebraska, and a member of the Board of Directors of two nonprofits, the Museum of Nebraska Art and KANEKO, and SkyVu Entertainment, a for-profit company.

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Table of Contents

Foreword ix

Acknowledgments xiii

Introduction xv

Chapter 1 Rose Blumkin—Magic Carpet Ride 1

Chapter 2 Susan Jacques—Puttin’ On the Glitz 27

Chapter 3 Doris Christopher—Kitchen Counter Culture 65

Chapter 4 Cathy Baron Tamraz—Distribution Evolution 97

Chapter 5 Marla Gottschalk—Consuming Passion 121

Chapter 6 Beryl Raff—Precious Mettle 145

Chapter 7 Charlotte Guyman—Impact Creator 167

Chapter 8 Susan Decker—Desire to Inspire 193

Chapter 9 Katharine Graham—Capital Publisher 213

Chapter 10 Women at the Top and at the Table 235

Notes 253

About the Author 277

Index 279

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