Two sorts of businesswomen are frequent: winners and losers. I disagree, because many successful women today don’t want to be CEOs and would be unhappy if they were. Being a creator or entrepreneur nowadays involves luck, patience, and determination. “Be your best self,” advises one author in “The Power Broker: A Guide for Women in Leadership.” Accept your identity and place. Don’t miss any good opportunities. You’ll be delighted that you made the change.
Hillary Clinton, former First Lady, Secretary of State, Founder of the Miss Universe Organization, Special Presidential Envoy on Climate Change under President Obama, Head of UNDP for Asia and the Pacific, and Director General of UNDP for Gender Equality, is an exemplary female leader and role model. She proves local and international success is possible. She showed us how to succeed despite obstacles.
Success requires discovering possibilities in every scenario. I’m sure female entrepreneurs’ stories are similar. Ex: Kiki Morris co-founded HubSpot (formerly Intelliseam) in 2003 to help organisations capture client leads and turn them into recurring income. Her concept was a huge success; she altered the lives of tens of thousands of small company owners, made millions of dollars, and attracted new investors by concentrating on problem-solving rather than client service. Marisa Griggs (CEO of Griggs Design Group) used her lack of expertise to build Fashionista’s brand. After years of persistent joint pain, she decided to become a designer.
Both Ms. Morris and Ms. Griggs started their firms from zero, but they used marketing to get customers and make money. They started with low funds and sold $99 products. Kiki, Marisa, and others have hundreds of staff and pay millions in commissions for design-related sales. These women have shown that nothing is impossible if they conquer hurdles quickly and correctly. Their dedication and constancy inspire young people globally.
What’s a businesswoman? Forbes Magazine says, “Women in business manage organisations and establish brands, while males lead day-to-day operations.” When done right, women are often more efficient and successful than leaders. This definition shows that successful businesswomen should contribute to the growth of all organizations, regardless of gender. Their efforts encourage innovation, creativity, and entrepreneurship, improving countless lives. I’d like to highlight three female leaders whose contributions to society and industry are important.
Goetz; Rose Wachter Rosemary Wachter was born in New York City on June 17, 1946. She worked as a magazine creative director and freelance graphic designer, designing ads for Vogue, Time, Cosmopolitan, Vanity Fair, and People. In 1972, she married artist David Sarnoff, now Bill Gates. Rose published books and publications about parenting, cuisine, health and fitness, and fashion while raising three children, including Charlotte. He recruited Maryanne Siebel Newsom as COO and then named Rose as board chairman. While she worked in corporate offices till 2000, Fortune magazine named her “Woman of Distinction.” In 2002, she received “Most Powerful Executive” from American Express. In 2005, at age 70, Forbes recognised her as the most important woman in America.
Second-place Catherine Zhang came to Canada with her parents when she was 12 and lived there from 2006 to 2010. She has a BS in Applied Math, an MS in Engineering from MIT, a Ph.D. in Medical Physics, and a Harvard MBA. From 2006 until 2008, she was Google’s VP of Global Operations, working with partners in information security and privacy technologies. Zhou obtained four promotions during this time. Zhao joined Apple Inc. as SVP of North America and Latin America Consumer Products and Digital Services on March 5, 2013. She’s been chairwoman of the board of directors since 2001. She was quickly assigned to the digital media content management team. She focuses on cross-industry initiatives in China, the US, Europe, and Japan. She moved to San Francisco after moving to California and supervises public relations.
Julie White (3rd) Julie White is Kraft Heinz’s senior vice president and worldwide head of human resources. As part of its goal, the company offers competitive compensation and a good atmosphere for building careers. White fosters diversity, equality, and inclusion, supporting workers of varied backgrounds and sexual orientations. She is devoted to guaranteeing a high quality of work for everyone, regardless of colour, ethnicity, religion, gender, sexual orientation, handicap, age, etc. As part of its commitment to racial equality, the company developed countrywide efforts to help communities overcome racism, injustice, discrimination, and hatred. It encourages students to acquire other languages, improve critical thinking abilities, understand social dynamics, and volunteer.
These incredible female leaders propel development and bring global wealth. Each had unique experiences and took different steps that led to success. They inspire other women to persist and achieve their aspirations despite hardships. Never give up, no matter the challenges you experience as a woman, the problems you confront, or the disappointments or trials you suffer in life. Nobody’s alone. You have female and male predecessors. Each generation has faced comparable challenges and persevered. Remember that no matter what happens, there will always be women throughout the globe willing to aid you. You’re not that person. You may define your goals by looking inside. You’ve won. You deserve lifelong pleasure and calm.
By Mehreen Bano