Entrepreneur and academic Vivek Wadhwa is attracting a lot of press these days for criticizing Twitter's lack of women on its board. So I asked if he had a short list of stand-out women who would help balance things out.
Given the examples of the past week alone, it may seem like some men in Silicon Valley — the "brogrammers" the most notorious among them — have little interest in narrowing the region's notorious gender gap.
Ever wonder what words of wisdom inspired the Valley’s most influential business leaders on their path to the top? We asked our 100 Women of Influence the best piece of advice they ever received. Their responses varied as much as their career choices.