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Fired After Forty: One Woman's Inspiring Tale

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As women's role in society and the workplace continues to transform, this past year has seen a particular media fascination with senior females. More and more these days, figures like Oprah Winfrey (65) and Nancy Pelosi (78) make up the ranks of our role models. And this change has placed a spotlight on an enduring problem in our business culture: age discrimination.

Sallie Krawcheck knows what it's like to be fired, all too well: it has happened to her in two different high-profile roles, both in the banking industry. But what she chose to do next is what makes her remarkable. She launched her own startup, Ellevest–a new investment firm specifically created for women. To find out more about Krawcheck and her groundbreaking enterprise, you can read the full article here.

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