Women Shaping the Global Economy Luncheon
Leading a Global Corporation
Anne Mulcahy, Former Chairman and CEO, Xerox Corporation

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Washington, DC—On November 1, 2010 Anne Mulcahy, former Chairman and CEO of the Xerox Corporation, addressed the Women’s Foreign Policy Group’s Celebrating Women’s Leaders luncheon on “Leading a Global Corporation” at the Four Seasons Hotel. The event was moderated by ABC News Business Correspondent Bianna Golodryga and was attended by senior government officials, corporate executives, ambassadors, and NGO leaders. At the event, WFPG launched a new program series, Women Shaping the Global Economy. Event Chair Ann Korologos noted that "[WFPG] could not have selected a better speaker" for the occasion.

Mulcahy spoke about leadership lessons learned at Xerox, the qualities of good leadership, challenges for corporations today, the relationship between business and government, and the importance of public-private partnerships, including the role of NGOs. She discussed her own experience at Xerox and what she believes to be essential qualities of a good leader: listening, having a clear vision, authenticity, and maintaining a strong relationship with your people. Read more



Anne Mulcahy, Former Chairman and CEO of Xerox Corporation


Anne Mulcahy and Moderator Bianna Golodryga, ABC News Business Correspondent


Anne Mulcahy and Bianna Golodryga with

WFPG Board Members and WFPG President Patricia Ellis

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Keynote Speaker Anne Mulcahy

  Moderator Bianna Golodryga

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WFPG Board Chair Maxine Isaacs

  Event Chair Ann McLaughlin Korologos

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Patricia Ellis and Maxine Issacs
present award to Anne Mulcahy

  Board Member Henrietta Holsman Fore, Maxine Issacs,
Bianna Golodryga, Anne Mulcahy, and Patricia Ellis

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Don Graham, CEO and Chairman of The Washington Post Company, Board Member Donna Constantinople,
Maxine Issacs, and James A. Johnson, Perseus, LLC

  Ann Korologos and Ann Bazzarone with Robert Hormats, Under Secretary of State for Economic, Energy,
and Agricultural Affairs

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Board Member Susan Rappaport with
Patricia Ellis and Bianna Golodryga

  Ambassador Paula Dobriansky, WFPG Board,
Anne Mulcahy and Ambassador Faida Mitfu
of the Democratic Republic of the Congo

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Anne Mulcahy with Tim Baer, Target Corporation

  Michelle Cahn and Jane Prosch-Jensen of Xerox Corporation with Anne Mulcahy, Bianna Golodryga
and WFPG Board Members

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Karin Ulrika Olofsdotter, Deputy Chief of Mission of Sweden,
with Board Member Mary Catherine Toker

  Nancy Ziuzin-Schlegel of Lockheed Martin with
Maxine Issacs, Board Member Theresa Loar and
Marcia Loureiro of the Embassy of Brazil

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Patricia Ellis and Board Member Diana Negroponte with Khojesta Ebrahimkhel, Charge d'Affaires of Afghanistan

  State Department representatives Shelly Porges,
Lorraine Hariton and Nancy Smith-Nissley with Anne Mulcahy

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WFPG Board Vice Chair Gail Leftwich Kitch speaking to Arun Singh, Deputy Chief of Mission of India

  Khojesta Ebrahimkhel and Bianna Golodryga

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Anne Mulcahy with Joanne Hamilton and
Elizabeth Abdoo of Host Hotels and Resorts

  Patricia Ellis greeting Karen DeYoung and
Don Graham of The Washington Post

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Benefactor Target Corporation, Sponsors Maxine Issacs and James A. Johnson, and Ambassador Anne Patters

  Benefactor Xerox Corporation's luncheon guests
and Nancy Smith-Nissley