'I Never Saw a Glass Ceiling,' says Penn Mutual CEO Eileen McDonnell

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22 January 2015 by Emma Johnson

Eileen McDonnell’s career advice for men and women.

Eileen McDonnell has dominated in male-dominated fields for her entire career. The 52-year-old CEO of Penn Mutual says her gender has never held her back in her career. “I’m a firm believer that if any person empowers themselves — women in particular — you take control of your own destiny,”says McDonnell today.

McDonnell grew up in a family of five girls and one boy, headed by an educator father and stay-at-home mom. “My parents told me I could be anything I wanted to be — and I actually believed them,” she says.   Read more ...