There were a few times in the career of Subra Suresh that he thought he would one day retire in the position he held. But then came the offers—first from MIT; then from the president of the United States; and, most recently, from Carnegie Mellon, where on July 1 he became the university’s ninth president.
There are different paths to success. Some are easier than others. Carnegie Mellon alumna and trustee Carol Williams she has climbed the ladder of a multibillion-dollar global company. But her path, going back to her undergraduate days, has meant dealing with some roadblocks that women know all too well.