As a first year MBA student, I was disheartened to learn of the low number of women leaders in business. When I looked upward, I saw few executives I could relate to in charge of the visible, important businesses I studied in school. As disheartened as I was by the research I did however, I was simultaneously deeply motivated to do something about it. In 2008, I seized an independent study opportunity through my MBA program. I reached out to women executi more...