People have been talked about only one side of women, that they like getting dress up and other extravagant stuff they are good at, but they don’t see what a woman can do. These women with billion dollar companies will teach you how to live and make a life worth to live.
- Anna Bissell:
This lady became the first female CEO of her country in 1889 as the company The Bissell Sweeper Company of her husband had passed on to her. She had already learned a lot while being with husband and later with her determination, she took this business to Europe and streamlined the assembly of their product which was a carpet cleaner.
Her product was so good and effective, that even Queen Victoria was a fan!
- Ursula Burns:
Ursula, a mechanical engineer, her passion towards was so much that she worked her way up for 28 years till she became the CEO of Xerox company in 2009. And this was a first black female who became the CEO of a fortune 500 company.
- Katharine Graham:
A lady with dedication and hard work. After the death of her husband Phil, she took over the business, her family company, The Washington Post in 1972. She was a first female CEO of America of a fortune 500 company. She led her family’s newspaper, The Washington Post, for more than two decades. This newspaper presented most critical coverage about the country’s political scene. Watergate scandal that led to President Richard Nixon’s resignation.
- Janice Bryant Howroyd:
Janice is a North Carolina native and is the first black woman who had founded a company and run it with generating the revenue that goes more than $1 billion marks. Janice Bryant Howroys is the CEO of Act 1 Group, an agency with 17,000 clients and 2,60 employees in 19 countries.
This lady owns 36 real estate properties and her net worth is $420 million.
- Frances Perkins:
Frances Perkin was an American sociologist and workers-right advocate who served U.S. Secretary Of Labor from 1933 to 1945. For 12 years during which she oversaw the development of legislation which is included with the pension for older people, Fair Labor Standard Act, Child labor restrictions and for the prevention of on-the-job accidents. She is known as the Architect of “ The New Deal”.
She was not only the first woman to be in this position, but also as a first woman to serve as a cabinet member.
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- Madam CJ Walker:
Madam CJ Walker was an African-American entrepreneur, philanthropist, and a political and social activist. She is the first self-made millionaire in the United States, she became the wealthiest self-made African-American woman in the country.
Walker made her success and fortune by developing and marketing hair care products for the black women with the name of her company Madam CJ Walker Manufacturing company. She invested money herself to start this business and soon she gained popularity by going door to door at community places and churches to market her product. With her dedication and hard work, she began a school to provide training to thousands of students to become brand ambassadors.