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Mary Barra General Motors

U.S. Auto Industry's First Female CEO Prepares To Lead

AP | DEE-ANN DURBIN and TOM KRISHER | Posted 01.23.2014 | Business

DETROIT (AP) — When Mary Barra was born in 1962, General Motors was selling half the cars on U.S. roads. In her booming middle-class suburb north o...

Jillian Berman

GM's Historic Female CEO Pick Still More Exception Than Rule | Jillian Berman | Posted 12.10.2013 | Business

General Motors picking Mary Barra to be the first woman ever to run a major automaker is a milestone for female executives. But make no mistake: Women...

Mary Barra Takes Over GM

David Kiley | Posted 02.09.2014 | Detroit
David Kiley

Barra, the first woman to run the world's largest automaker, and the first woman to run any car company, will face inevitable challenges of perception. Can a woman run a car company so dominated, as is the entire industry, by men.