Amanpour and Company

Ursula Burns: "The Rules Are Made By White Men"

Clip: 07/23/2021 | 18m 2s | Video has closed captioning.

As CEO of Xerox, Ursula Burns was the first Black woman to run a Fortune 500 company. Now she sits on the boards of Uber, ExxonMobil, Nestlé, and more. Her new memoir charts her incredible rise to the top, from growing up on welfare to controlling a multi-billion dollar company. Burns speaks with Walter Isaacson about getting more women and people of color into STEM.

Aired: 07/23/21

Rating: NR

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