Kristen Bellstrom, Fortune

Kristen Bellstrom


New York, NY, United States

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Recent articles by Kristen:

Introducing Fortune's 2020 Most Powerful Women

Accenture CEO Julie Sweet is the new No. 1 during a year of upheaval. → Read More

How Fortune ranks business's Most Powerful Women in the COVID era

As we prepared the 23rd Most Powerful Women list, it became clear that the approach we have taken with this ranking for the past 22 years must change in this new world. → Read More

Do female politicians face a ‘motherhood bind’?

The Broadsheet, Fortune Most Powerful Women by Kristen Bellstrom, Claire Zillman, and Emma Hinchliffe → Read More

The WNBA gives a lesson on choosing political action over empty words

The players refuse to say the name of the senator—who is also co-owner of the Atlanta Dream. → Read More

A grand jury decision leaves calls for ‘justice for Breonna Taylor’ unanswered

The Broadsheet, Fortune Most Powerful Women by Kristen Bellstrom, Claire Zillman, and Emma Hinchliffe → Read More

The women at the center of the fight over the Supreme Court

Women, especially Amy Coney Barrett and Barbara Lagoa, are major players in the fight over what happens to Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg's Supreme Court seat. → Read More

What corporate America’s top CMOs have learned about marketing in a pandemic

CMOs from Fortune's Most Powerful Women community share lessons and best practices for marketing amid COVID-19 and protests against racial injustice → Read More

Emily Ratajkowski and the question of why society looks down on models

We love photos of models—so why don't we respect the women who pose for them? → Read More

Tory Burch joins Old Navy in paying employees to work Election Day polls

The retailer is the latest to tackle the looming electoral problem. → Read More

Why HR leaders are hopeful that some good will come from a tough year

2020 has been.... challenging! But there is a silver lining for workplaces, say some HR execs. → Read More

Moms are getting fewer raises and promotions than dads while working remotely

A new poll finds fathers are three times more likely to get promoted than mothers while WFH. → Read More

Breonna Taylor’s Vanity Fair portrait is more than a magazine cover

Vanity Fair's editor describes the issue as, "A way to remember, and a sign of things to come." → Read More

Jill Biden would be the first U.S. First Lady to keep her day job

Biden has said she plans to continue teaching even if her husband Joe is elected. → Read More

The ‘pipeline problem’ is really a network problem—and 2 organizations want to fix it

The Broadsheet, Fortune Most Powerful Women by Kristen Bellstrom, Claire Zillman, and Emma Hinchliffe → Read More

How will race and gender stereotypes affect Kamala Harris’s VP run?

Sen. Harris just made history. But what comes next could be very familiar. → Read More

18 anti-racist books that aren’t ‘White Fragility’

Sociologist Tsedale Melaku, author of 'You Don't Look Like a Lawyer,' wants people to look beyond 'White Fragility' → Read More

Why are we still talking about female candidates’ ambition as if it’s a bad thing?

There's nothing wrong with Kamala Harris's hunger for success. → Read More

The ‘Wall of Moms’ movement is spreading across the U.S.

The 'Wall of Moms' is growing—and trying to amplify those who were there first. → Read More

Will Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s speech end the ‘daughter excuse’ for good?

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez' response to Rep. Ted Yoho is call for men to stop hiding behind their wives, daughters, mothers, and sisters. → Read More

Why Nextdoor’s CEO hopes users will talk about Black Lives Matter on the platform

The neighborhood-based social media platform has come under fire for its treatment of Black Lives Matter content. → Read More