Source: BBC News
By Sarah Buckley and Amelia Butterly
A Silicon Valley CEO reveals her secret to getting ahead in business – dyeing her blonde hair brown, and ditching her heels and contact lenses.
Eileen Carey is a successful CEO, in her early 30s, with glasses and brown hair.
But she didn’t always look the way she does now.
“The first time I dyed my hair was actually due to advice I was given by a woman in venture capital,” she says.
Carey was told that the investors she was pitching to would feel more comfortable dealing with a brunette, rather than a blonde woman.