Fortune 500

Ramona Hood is the first Black woman to be appointed CEO at FedEx.

Sam’s Club CEO Rosalind Brewer will step down after five years.

According to the nonprofit research organization Catalyst, there are only 23 female CEOs among Fortune 500 companies. When Burns steps down, there will only be one woman of color among the group.

When Sam’s Club CEO Rosalind Brewer discussed corporate diversity during an interview with CNN’s Poppy Harlow, social media blew up with criticism from White people who believed the Black executive was pushing a racist agenda. We know, however, that a much-needed diversity talk in corporate America will do more good than harm. The strange reactions to Brewer’s […]