2009
Black History Month 2023 Timeline

2009


2009

Ursula Burns is named CEO of Xerox Corp., becoming the first African American woman to head one of the nation’s largest 500 corporations. An exemplar of global leadership, she broke the glass ceiling that has long eluded African American women. Today, Roz Brewer of Walgreens Boots Alliance and Thasunda Duckett of TIAA represent Black women at the helm of the largest publicly traded companies in the country.


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