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Google's Lady Day Celebration

By Alexis Croswell

After an investor referred to Google's CFO Ruth Porat as "the lady CFO" during a meeting, a group of Google alumni created "Lady Day" in response. The tongue-in-cheek protest took place over two days, in which employees changed their title in the company directory and email signatures to Lady (fill in the blank). Another investor responded to the comment during the meeting saying, "I am sorry to put another shareholder on the spot, but Ms. Porat is the CFO, not the lady CFO." Later she elaborates, "Imagine addressing the 'man CFO.' What is the relationship between gender and CFO?"

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