Meg Whitman, former chief executive officer of EBay Inc. and the Republican nominee for governor of California, speaks during The Women's Conference in Long Beach, California, U.S., on Tuesday, Oct. 26, 2010. Originally established in 1985, the event has grown into the largest one-day conference for women in the U.S., and has a mission to empower women to be "Architects of Change." Photographer: Jonathan Alcorn/Bloomberg via Getty Images