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Marissa Mayer Rises To The Top

By Kara Miller

Marissa Mayer
Marissa Mayer (AP)

Just a few months ago, I spoke on this program with Marissa Mayer, who was then a Vice President at Google - and one of the most visible women in Silicon Valley - though, when we talked, she shrugged off that distinction.

Today, we look back at some key parts of that interview and analyze the ascension of the  the 37-year-old to the chief executive job at Yahoo.

We have analysis from:

  • Patricia Greene, Paul T. Babson Chair in Entrepreneurial Studies at Babson College and National Academic Director of Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses


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Each week, Kara Miller talks to Boston's most innovative thinkers, examining new ideas and potential solutions to today’s many challenges. Topics range from education to health care to green energy. Join us on Saturdays at 7 a.m. and Sundays at 10 p.m.

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As a radio host, Kara Miller has interviewed thinkers from E.J. Dionne to Howard Gardner, Deepak Chopra to Lani Guinier. She is a panelist on WGBH-TV's "Beat the Press," as well as an Assistant Professor at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth. Her writing has appeared in The Boston Globe, The National Journal, The Boston Herald, Boston Magazine, and The International Herald Tribune.

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