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Twitter Inc. names first female board member
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After facing criticism for a lack of diversity, Twitter Inc. has hired the first woman to its board, just a month after it raised $2.09 billion in an initial public offering.
The addition brings Twitter’s board to eight people, the Associated Press reported.
Sallie Krawcheck, a former Bank of America Corp. executive, said last month that Twitter’s lack of diversity was “a joke.” It showed Silicon Valley was no better than Wall Street when it came to female representation, she said, the AP reported.
Facebook Inc. faced the same issue when it went public in 2012, but now has two female directors.
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