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Beth Kowitt


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Past articles by Beth:

Women in tech: office moms caring for boy geniuses

In the tech world women are often required to play the role of supervising adult, without necessarily having big vision → Read More

Never mind robots coming for our jobs — they will also fire us

Human resource executives admit they will rely on software and algorithms to reduce labour costs → Read More

BETH KOWITT: Jacinda Ardern’s resignation is in keeping with trends seen in business world

By stepping down on her own terms, Ardern is rebelling against the status quo rather than simply falling victim to it → Read More

Disney-Peltz Show Shouldn’t Cast the Board as Villain

CEO succession was a bust, but the company’s board isn’t as bad as the activist investor would have everyone believe. → Read More

Sex, Lies and McDonald’s Regulatory Reckoning

The SEC hasn’t fined the company, but its probe into the dismissal of its former CEO has serious regulatory implications for corporate America. → Read More

Opinionated boss? That’s so last month

CEOs have come to speak out less in recent times, and it’s not always because they are cowards → Read More

Southwest’s Biggest Mistake Was Forgetting Its Own Culture

The airline’s Christmas chaos might have been avoided if executives had listened to employees’ ideas, as its founder advocated. → Read More

The Curse of the Iconic CEO Is Bigger Than Disney

Taking on the top job is hard, and harder still for those succeeding long-time, much-feted chief executives. → Read More

At Disney, Iger Must Be CEO and Chief Political Officer

The storied company has become a punching bag for Republicans using social and cultural issues to fire up conservatives. → Read More

An Iconic Brand Pulls Its New CEO Off the Glass Cliff

At Levi Strauss, Michelle Gass gets a second chance at the top — something few female executives are ever allowed. → Read More

The women behind #MeToo, 5 years later: Tarana Burke, Ellen Pao, and Gretchen Carlson on what has and hasn’t changed

Tarana Burke, Ellen Pao, Gretchen Carlson, and others reflect on what has and hasn't changed. → Read More

Meet Fortune’s 2022 Most Powerful Women in Business

Fortune's annual Most Powerful Women list ranks top executives around the world. → Read More

Daily Harvest’s vegan frozen meals saved women time. Then the $1.1 billion startup’s food safety debacle broke their trust

Daily Harvest defends its recall and communications around the food safety incident, but alleged victims say it didn't do enough. → Read More

Inside Google’s push to nail hybrid work and bring its 165,000-person workforce back to the office part-time

The search giant is one of the biggest companies ever to attempt to transition to a fully hybrid work model. Even the experts aren't sure it can be done: “I don’t know whether it will work. It sounds like Google doesn’t know if it will work either.” → Read More

Roz Brewer on what it feels like to be 1 of 2 Black female CEOs in the Fortune 500

The new CEO of Walgreens Boots Alliance is one of only four Black women ever to lead one of America’s biggest companies. → Read More

Are women on a collision course with the COVID ceiling?

We know working women are in crisis right now. But will the pandemic also infect the pipeline to the top of corporate America for women in the future? → Read More

Why this prominent entrepreneur thinks the 15 Percent Pledge is ‘lazy’

Walker and Company CEO and founder Tristan Walker says it's important designers recognize the demographic shift happening in the U.S. and the outsized cultural impact of Black people. → Read More

McDonald's CEO talks about the company's conflicts with franchisees

McDonald's CEO Chris Kempczinski also weighed in on wages, the restaurant recovery, and the plant-based meat trend at the CNBC Evolve Global Summit. → Read More

A new $4 billion investment from the USDA aims to make the U.S. food system more resilient

The USDA investment will battle weaknesses in food production, processing, and distribution exposed by the pandemic and is designed to address existential issues like the climate crisis and inequity. → Read More

How Chipotle survived a food safety crisis and a pandemic to debut on this year’s Fortune 500

Chipotle CEO Brian Niccol on navigating the pandemic and what the future holds for Chipotle and the rest of the restaurant sector. → Read More