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Business

Shirley Leung

It’s not hard to get women on the board

Gail Deegan, a board member at tech companies EMC and iRobot, has an appropriately concise message to the all-male board of Twitter: “Get with it! Where have you been living?”

Twitter made headlines last week not only when it revealed plans to raise $1 billion in an initial stock offering, but also with published reports that the microblogging service enormously popular among women is run almost exclusively by men.

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