Women In STEAM Fields

Ursula Burns


Mechanical Engineer and Business Leader. She is the Chair and CEO of VEON, the global telecom company. In 2009, Burns became CEO of Xerox, the first among black women to be a CEO of a Fortune 500 company, and the first woman to succeed another as head of a Fortune 500 company. She is a founding board director of Change the Equation, which focuses on improving the U.S.'s education system in science, technology, engineering and math. More…