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Deborah Caldwell

Deborah Caldwell
Senior Editor, Enterprise

Deborah Caldwell is senior editor for Enterprise, overseeing special reports and projects, features, columns, blogs, and commentary. Prior to, she served as digital director in the Emerging Businesses Division at Reader’s Digest Association and as product director at She also served as executive editor at Caldwell was a founding team member, vice president of content and managing editor at, which won numerous awards, including the Online News Association Award for General Excellence and the National Magazine Award for General Excellence Online. Previously, Caldwell was a senior writer at the Dallas Morning News, where she won a Templeton Award for reporting. Her work has been published in books, newspapers, magazines, and online. She is a graduate of Muhlenberg College and the University of Michigan.


  • Highest Paid CEOs has identified the 21 CEOs with the largest average compensation packages over the last four years.

  • Reform Pension Systems or Pay the Price, Report Warns

    In less than 40 years, the number of people in the world age 80 and older will quadruple. An unprecedented number of people will need crushingly expensive long-term care, much of it provided by their children and grandchildren. Yet few countries around the world are paying  attention.

  • A Tech Apprenticeship to Rival Peter Thiel's?

    A new apprenticeship program called [E]nstitute pairs 11 students — who live together in a loft near Wall Street — with New York’s top technology entrepreneurs for  two years, then launches them into the startup world.

  • Hand on detonator

    When it's time to cut ties, make sure you know what to do and when to do it.

  • Mexican marines present to the press the alleged member of Zetas drug cartel Eric Jovan Lozano Diaz (C), aka 'Cucho', and some money seized during his arrestation in Mexico city, on June 15, 2012.

    In the border city of Nuevo Laredo, the bodies of nine people were found hanging from a bridge  —  the result of a turf war between drug cartels. It exposed the Mexican government’s inability to keep the country’s violence level low enough not to scare away tourists and investors.

  • PSY's,  "Gangnam Style"

    You can officially stop obsessing over the summer's most annoying lyrics: "Here's my number ... so call me, maybe." Why? Well, the new fixation is on “Heyyy! Sexy Laaady! Oppan Gangnam style! Gangnam style!”

  • PSY's,  "Gangnam Style"

    The infectious horse-riding move combines shuffle dancing with the posture of horseback riding, all set to “Gangnam Style,” a song recorded in July by Korean pop singer Park Jae Sang, known by his stage name PSY. And if you’ve heard the song, it's hard to forget its wackiness and catchy lyrics.

  • Turkey Mosque

    Straddling Europe, Asia and the Middle East, Turkey is a Muslim country with ancient Christian roots but founded as a modern nation in 1923 by a militant secularist, Mustafa Kemal Ataturk. It’s now the fastest-growing economy in Europe.

  • woman-office-board-room-200.jpg

    When we began planning our special report  "Women in Business," I was eager to learn about how women are really doing in the workplace. In short, many women are successful, powerful and well off, but progress in the professional world has stalled.

  • Visitors view a model of the World Trade Center site on the opening day of the 9/11 Memorial Preview Site near the World Trade Center in New York City.

    Ten years later, we’re arguably a sadder and more anxious nation, still struggling through a tough economy, yet we’re also more vigilant about security and ever-determined to remain resilient.