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Google’s Marissa Mayer To Become CEO Of Yahoo

Marissa Mayer, a woman who has been at Google since its earliest days, was today named the new Chief Executive Officer at Yahoo. In the heavily-male Silicon Valley, Mayer, 37, will be one of few women in charge: The New York Times has reported that “On average, fewer than one in 28 of the highest-paid tech executives is a woman.” Mayer is used to being surrounded by men, though; she was also Google’s first female engineer when she began there.

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