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Markets now we're gonna talk about Kathy black which you mentioned a moment ago issue for years -- -- executive big executive Hearst.
Would best known now you would think for that very very short stint she had a new York city schools chancellor and just here in the city recently in the news there was a story about how the city.
Lost a battle to block the release of emails showing how mayor Mike Bloomberg's administration tried to build support.
black has the the chancellor.
After stepping down a couple years ago -- been trying to move on to new ventures and she just finished talking with our very unless McDonald.
Was in New York we -- for us women's summit payless.
Hey it's good to be -- -- dig in and Connell and you're right and we did talk to Kathy black about those embarrassing emails where she.
Basically tried to solicit support for the likes of Oprah Winfrey and Donna Karan.
In her embattled tenure as schools chancellor New York City ceiling unless there you write for three months.
But sure is really outspoken really candid spoke to us very honestly about that.
And about how she is reinventing yourself again.
-- has reinvented herself.
And so I feel like it's my very exciting chapter two.
On the board advisors or investor.
In five or six digital companies -- start ups and their founders are 25 or twenty -- -- it.
Are they doing what they end -- well it it it literally ranges from data analytics in a company called yield -- which I think we'll be very successful.
22 women who founded the daily news which is a young professional site which is fantastic is a million followers now.
A company called vibrant media.
You know so it's it's really a wide a wide group of them but the purpose of my being involved.
Is that you know I want to help them I wanna mention them I want to help them grow their businesses and I hope that they can be successful so Kathy.
You know I let's switch gears for a second you wrote a book called.
Back to lack of basic lack basic black and that is that you know the strategies for the work place and life.
And -- as I was saying earlier you -- -- unique individuals -- transition.
From business to government and you know we talk a lot about how we need more business executives.
Running government don't do a better job of -- You know.
And he worked under Mayor Bloomberg former new York city schools chancellor.
And then you had a tough -- that can you talk a little bit about that and then there was this New York Times story.
About emails being released where you were getting endorsements from Oprah and others for you your job as New York City chancellor.
That's a tough story to talk a little bit about it.
I had a very successful publishing career for nearly forty years I spent 96 days as chancellor of New York so it is not for the I want to be defined for.
But more importantly when Mayor Bloomberg reached out to be he said I -- a business executive for the next schools chancellor.
And I always believe that I would do something in public service at a time in my career and it just seemed exactly the right moment I mean the opportunity.
And the privilege to serve one point one million -- in new York city schools was obviously what really drew me to it.
I hope that would be successful at it but a lot of forces just took over.
And at a time you have to save yourself and -- always said this to women and men in their jobs.
There's a time unfortunately in which you say.
All of this is not going to change I'm not going to be able to be effective here.
Either against the unions all of the mayor supported charter schools and -- more complex.
All different kinds of initiatives he was also his third term so perhaps there's less.
Let's support for him in in in the boroughs so at the end of the day both the united and he knows that this is not working I said look I know what's not working.
But it gave me time after that to really reflect and to say what how do -- wanna use my energy -- tons of energy what didn't work.
Being a business executive trying to work -- government what did you find and discover I don't know that it's just a business executive and a lot of business executives always imagine that they will do public service.
But you know we've run businesses.
You know we.
Are absolutely thinking about profit and the bottom line in leadership and team building there's never a a time certain about it.
You know in City Hall -- the clock saying how many days left in the administration -- of its many different forces at work there.
And real culture clash that's different egos you know I was painted -- park avenue socialite which is totally unfair.
There was never comment about a successful career but you know what it doesn't matter it's over -- the other -- executives who choose to go to Washington or run for office.
But it's it's not -- it's not a green road.
Really interesting stuff -- in top that and Connell and you know what coming up for the next are we got Lauren Bush she's a niece of George W.
Bush used to speaking just now on the podium and she's also the grandeur of -- to -- -- she's going to be talking to us about her.
Nonprofit its -- this feeding sixty million people around the world also later in the day what will be talking to Donna Karan.
And also coming up Carly Fiorina we got a jam packed day here at the -- summit and he could affect you guys.
I love when you go side of change lives and you get that deep voice and -- people can have.
To make a lot of it's like I didn't.
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