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What's missing from the top 100 CEO Leaders in #STEM list? Women. http://huff.to/1bZyplM by @Padmasree via @HuffPostImpact

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Soso Luningo (center) teaches computer networking skills at the CIDA City Campus in Johannesburg, South Africa.

Thursday, June 20, 2013 - 1:45pm

By Padmasree Warrior

This blog was initially published on the Huffington Post

This week, my boss, Cisco Chairman and CEO John Chambers, is being recognized at the U.S. STEM Solutions Summit as one of the 100 CEO Leaders in STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math).

This is a great recognition for Cisco’s efforts in developing talent for the technology field. On the other hand, the list of Fortune 100 CEO’s is disappointing because of what’s missing – women. Only 18 of the 100 leaders listed are women.

Continue reading the original article on Huffington Post.

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