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8 inspiring women who are self-made millionaires

Ursula Burns

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Ursula Burns

As the CEO of Xerox, Ursula Burns is the first African-American woman to head a Fortune 500 company. Her rise to the top has been truly meteoric. Born of two Panamanian immigrants and raised by a single mother, she began her job at Xerox as a summer intern. Today she is ranked among the most powerful women in the world.