The Women who Shape the Future

Throughout history there have seen many women make a positive impact on the world, despite obstacles they face. This site explores some of the smartest and most influential female businesswomen and thought leaders. From female scientists to CEOs, entrepreneurs to investors, politicians to philanthropists – these women have made their mark and continue to contribute their part to shaping the future of the world as we know it. Take a closer look at their lives, and the lives of those who have been impacted by these incredibly powerful, inspiring women.

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February 7, 2018
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Gender Equality is Smart Economics

In light of an international call for increasing female participation in the workforce, a large part of IFC’s task revolves around narrowing the gap between women and men in business as entrepreneurs, corporate leaders, community stakeholders, suppliers and consumers. As […]
January 18, 2018
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Women Who Launch Highly Successful Startups

Although less than 10% of startups worth over a billion dollars are founded by females, they are some of the most innovative companies in the world. Here are 15 of them: 1. Adi Tatarko, Houzz – US$2.3 billion Tatarko and […]
November 26, 2017
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The #MeToo Movement

In October 2017 serious sexual abuse claims were made against film producer Harvey Weinstein and published in The New York Times. After the allegations surfaced, Hollywood stirred in disquiet. And then, a two-word hashtag caught fire on social media. Actress […]
October 30, 2017
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6 Reasons Why Women Are Taking Over the Tech Industry

Why Women Are the Tech Leaders of Today Of the Fortune 500’s 23 female CEOs, five work at tech companies, and two of them are leading top companies in Silicon Valley. In an industry known for favoring the male gender, […]