How Global 500 women CEOs got their start

Learn where they studied and where they started on their path to the top.

Cynthia Carroll
Cynthia Carroll
Company: Anglo American
Global 500 rank: 360

Carroll's career path began in 1982 at Amoco, where she was a petroleum geologist in oil exploration.

Degrees
BS, Geology, Skidmore College, 1978
MS, Geology, University of Kansas, 1982
MBA, Harvard Business School,1989


By Colleen Leahey, reporter @FortuneMagazine - Last updated July 09 2012: 11:40 AM ET
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