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1917-2001

First female Fortune 500 CEO in 1972, as CEO of the Washington Post company.

Katharine Graham

Tuesday February,1st

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Summary

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Personal life and Education

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Why I found her interesting and conclusion

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Successes and the difficulties she faced

03

Career

Born in 1917 in New York city

Personal life and Education

Father: Eugene Meyer

Financier and 1st President of the World Bank Group

Mother: Agnes Elizabeth

Bohemian intellectual, political activist, journalist

Vassar College

Univesity of Chicago

Meyer worked for a short period at a San Francisco newspaper.

Meyer began working for the Washington Post in 1938.

Career

Her husbanf Philip Graham became publisher of the Post in 1946, when Eugene Meyer handed over the newspaper to his son-in-law.

"Far from troubling me that my father thought of my husband and not me, it pleased me. In fact, it never crossed my mind that he might have viewed me as someone to take on an important job at the paper"

Became the first female Fortune 500 CEO in 1972, as CEO of the Washington Post company.

Succeses and difficultied she faced

Why do I found her interesting?

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