1) Oprah Winfrey
Oprah Winfrey is a media executive, actress, talk show host, television producer and philanthropist. There is no one around the world who has not heard of her as such is her contribution in the field of entrepreneurship which especially affected the empowerment of women and the African American population in general. The Oprah Winfrey show was the highest rated Television show of its time which lead to her advancement in career as she later founded her own magazine, her own website, she has donated millions to NGOs, and she produces a radio satellite network for women and so on. Her contributions for the welfare of the less fortunate and women go unmatched even today.
2) Cher Wang
Cher Wang is one of the most influential women in the technology industry because of her remarkable contributions as co-founder and chairperson of HTC Corporation. Her footprints will always remain unmatched because of the first google android that was launched by her company, as well as being the official contract manufacturer of mobile phones in 2000s. She changed the face of technology single handedly in a field dominated by men.
3) Debbi Fields
Debbi Fields is the first name you hear when you think food. This is because of her skills as an entrepreneur that helped her sell herself and her skill to the public in an almost seemingly effortless manner. She is the founder of Mrs. Fields Bakeries and has been able to broaden her horizon through several cookbooks. She built a million dollar empire with a cookie recipe to start with, which seems almost impossible. Her journey is indeed an inspiration to all the aspiring bakers out there.
4) Coco Chanel
Clothes can sometimes be restricting. Well, it might be a hard to grasp concept in the present day of mini-skirts and crop tops. However, it was indeed “restricting” during the early 19th century with the silhouette corsets that women had to fit into that damaged their bone structure as a whole. Coco Chanel, the French fashion designer and businesswoman decided to do something about it. She launched a revolutionary brand called coco Chanel, which aimed to make clothes for women that were feminine as well as comfortable at the same time. This initiative went a long way that has helped women gain confidence in their bodies and accept themselves, which is symbolic of being accepted in the society as well.
5) Martha Stewart
A jack of all trade and a master of all. Martha Helen Stewart is a businesswomen who was extremely successful because of her multiple business ventures. She was successful in her pursuit of being a retail businesswoman, writer, television personality and a model. Next time someone tells you that you can’t do it all, make sure you tell them about Martha Stewart.