In 1975, Lynn Povich became the first female senior editor of Newsweek magazine, where she started out as a secretary. But her rise from an entry-level position to senior management was different from those of the men who preceded her. It took legal action. She's written a book about the process: The Good Girls Revolt: How the Women of Newsweek Sued their Bosses and Changed the Workplace.
Lynn Povich on the Good Girls Revolt at Newsweek
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