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Clinton, Lagarde Target Glass Ceiling for Women Worldwide

The highest-profile titans of politics, finance and industry increasingly have this in common: They’re women.

A star-studded event in Manhattan last night featured a joint interview with Hillary Clinton, an early front-runner in the 2016 U.S. presidential race, and Christine Lagarde, the first woman to run the International Monetary Fund. In Washington, Janet Yellen chairs the Federal Reserve and General Motors Co. Chief Executive Officer Mary Barra, the first woman to head a major American car company, this week survived a congressional grilling historically reserved for men.