There’s one important thing that happened while Marissa Mayer was in charge of Yahoo.

She emerged as a tech icon, someone we desperately needed in an industry that is so male dominated it’s almost laughable. When you think of the tech titans — Facebook, Yahoo, Twitter, and Google — you might accept that they have brilliant ideas and have changed how we do business on a daily basis, but it’s also true that they are slanted to one gender in terms of the top leadership role.

It will be even more disappointing to learn, especially for those who supported Hillary Clinton for President with hopes that we would not have yet another top male leader, that she will resign from what is left of Yahoo (and the company will be renamed to Altaba) after the sale to Verizon goes through as planned, all according to a filing with the SEC.

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