Sixty-five years ago, the Supreme Court ruled that school segregation was unconstitutional, Marilyn Monroe married Joe DiMaggio and Swanson invented the TV dinner. That year, too, the Cosmetic Career Women organization was created to advance the careers of female workers in what was then called the ‘toilet goods’ industry.
Fast forward six decades or so, and women are firmly entrenched in the ranks of what is now called the beauty industry. While the number of women in the c-suite is still not at parity with that of men, the increase in the number of businesses being run by women is significant.
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