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Ursula Burns

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Ursula Burns

By:Karishma Bhakta Meet the 1st African American woman CEO to lead a S&P 500 company. Ursula Burns was the CEO of Xerox from 2010 to 2016. Xerox manufacturers and sells printers, photocopiers and multi functional office printers to small and large businesses. Ursula Burns grew up in the Lower side of Manhattan in a rough neighborhood. Her mother knew education was the only way out of the projects. So she went to a Catholic School to either be a nun, teacher or nurse. She chose to be a mechanical engineer. She lacked many skills and knowledge before she went to...

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