Today’s female CEOs, Entrepreneurs and Political Figures
These powerful and influential women inspire us, challenge us and lead the way into a more equitable tomorrow. They are the women leaders who break down the boarders, shatter the glass ceilings and show us all how we can be better leaders.
All Mothers Who Fight to Make a Better and Safer World for Our Daughters
The fight for women’s rights starts with courageous mothers working for a better tomorrow. Without these women, the conversation about female rights in oppressive countries would not take place and Malala Yousafzai may not have been able to become a role model for young girls.
How to Be a Woman by Caitlin Moran
This irreverent and hilarious book brings a fresh look at modern feminism. Dubbed the “UK Bossypants” by Vanity Fair, this book is a staff favorite.
Sororities & Other Women’s Organizations
Sisterhood lasts a lifetime. These organizations are not only powerful support systems but also networking groups that help empower and honor women throughout their lives, no matter their age, profession or location.
The #womenshould Campaign by UN
Memac Ogilvy & Mather Dubai started this campaign to shed light on the “widespread prevalence of sexism and discrimination against women.” Do your own internet search starting with “women should” to see the predictive search results that illustrate the need for this campaign.
Lean-In: Women, Work, and the Will to Lead by Sheryl Sandberg
Sheryl Sandberg’s widely successful book has made a big impact on emerging women leaders. It starts discussions on the challenges women face in the workplace into the mainstream. It is also the inspiration for the Lean In organization, which helps support women in world.
HeForShe is a “solidarity movement for gender equality” that engages men in the process. Without this important step, the road to a better world for women would be even more difficult to travel.
All-girls schools provide a quality education dedicated specifically to girls and the way they learn. In doing so, they set girls and young women on the path to becoming tomorrow’s leaders.
UN Women inspires us by fighting for women’s equality and security on a global level. From nurturing female political leaders to helping economic equality to ending violence against women – and so much more – there just simply isn’t enough we could thank them for.
We would like to thank all of the great leaders and organizations listed above for their contributions to advancing women’s leadership.