Abigail Johnson Abigail Pierrepont (Abby) Johnson (born December 19, 1961) is an American businesswoman.
Adrienne Armstrong Adrienne Armstrong (born Adrienne Ilene Nesser, October 6, 1969) is the co-owner of Adeline Records, Adeline Street, and Atomic Garden (an eco-friendly boutique in Oakland, CA).
Adrienne Arsht Adrienne Arsht (born February 4, 1942) is an American philanthropist and business leader.
Agnes Varis Agnes Varis (born Agnes Koulouvaris; January 11, 1930 – July 29, 2011) was founder and president of Agvar Chemicals Inc. and Aegis Pharmaceuticals.
Amber Rose Amber Levonchuck (born October 21, 1983), known as Amber Rose, is an American model, recording artist, actress and socialite.
Amy Pascal Amy Beth Pascal (born March 25, 1958) is an American businesswoman.
Amy Trask Amy Jeanne Trask (born 1961) is the former CEO of the Oakland Raiders, hired in 1997.
Andrea Elizabeth Michaels Andrea Elizabeth Michaels (née Gerson; born December 14, 1943) is an American meeting and event producer, author and speaker.
Andrea Jung Andrea Jung (鍾彬嫻, pinyin: Zhōng Bīnxián, jyutping: zung1 ban1 haa4) (born 1959) is a Canadian-American executive, fundraiser and prominent women's-issues supporter.
Andrea Wong Andrea Wong is the president of international production for Sony Pictures Television (SPT) and the president of international for Sony Pictures Entertainment (SPE).
Angela Ahrendts Angela Ahrendts, DBE (born June 12, 1960) is an American businesswoman.
Angela Braly Angela F. Braly (born July 1, 1961 in Dallas, Texas) is an American executive.
Angelia Bibbs-Sanders Angelia Bibbs-Sanders is the current President/CEO of the Debut Group and formerly the Vice President of Member Services at the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences.
Anita Zucker Anita Zucker (born 1952) is an American businesswoman and philanthropist.
Ann Jordan Ann Dibble Jordan (1935) previously known as Ann Cook, is a company director and formal social worker.
Ann Livermore Ann Martinelli Livermore (born 23 August 1958, in Greensboro, North Carolina) was formerly an Executive Vice President at Hewlett-Packard, where from 2004 until June 14, 2011 she led the HP Ente...
Ann Mather Ann Mather is an English business executive.
Ann S. Moore Ann S. Moore (born May 29, 1950) was the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Time Inc. until the fall of 2010.
Anna M. Rosenberg Anna Marie Rosenberg, (June 19, 1902 – May 9, 1983), later Anna Rosenberg Hoffman, was a public official and businesswoman.
Anna Sutherland Bissell Anna Sutherland Bissell (1846 – 1934) was president and later chair of the board of the Bissell Corporation, a vacuum cleaner manufacturer.
Anna Toth Anna Toth is Head of Privacy at Google+.
Anne Dias-Griffin Anne Dias-Griffin (born 1971, in France) is a French hedge fund manager, she works at Aragon Global Management, a $100 million fund focusing on global equities that she founded.
Anne F. Beiler Anne F. Beiler is an American businesswoman and founder of Auntie Anne's pretzels.
Anne M. Mulcahy Anne M. Mulcahy (née Dolan; born October 21, 1952) is former chairperson and CEO of Xerox Corporation.
Anne Sweeney Anne Marie Sweeney (born November 4, 1957) is the Co-Chair of Disney Media and President of the Disney–ABC Television Group.
Anne Toth Anne Toth was Head of Privacy at Google+.
Anne Wojcicki Anne E. Wojcicki (born July 28, 1973) is an American biotech analyst, biologist, and businesswoman.
Annie de Chabert Ansetta de Chabert, was a St. Croix, Virgin Islands business woman and civic activist.
Annie Malone Annie Minerva Turnbo Malone (August 9, 1869—May 10, 1957) was an American businesswoman, inventor and philanthropist.
Aulana L. Peters Aulana L. Peters is a retired partner at the law firm of Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP, where she was active partner from 1980 to 1984 and from 1988 to 2000.
Aída Álvarez Aída M. Álvarez (born 1950) is the first Latino woman to hold a United States Cabinet-level position, as the Administrator of the Small Business Administration, during Bill Clinton's presidency.
Barbara Barrett Barbara Barrett (born December 26, 1950) is President and CEO of Triple Creek Guest Ranch, a Montana Hideaway.
Barbara Corcoran Barbara Ann Corcoran (born March 10, 1949 in Edgewater, New Jersey) is an American businesswoman, investor, speaker, consultant, syndicated columnist, author, and television personality.
Barbara Handler Barbara Handler is an American businesswoman and the daughter of Elliot and Ruth Handler, the founders of Mattel Inc. Toymakers.
Barbara J. Desoer Barbara J. Desoer is president of Bank of America Home Loans, a leading U.S. mortgage originator and servicer.
Barbara Morgan (photographer) Barbara Morgan (July 8, 1900 – August 17, 1992) was an American photographer best known for her depictions of modern dancers.
Beatriz Michelena Beatriz Michelena (February 22, 1890 – October 10, 1942) was an American actress during the silent film era, known at the time for her operatic soprano voice and appearances in musical theatre.
Bertha González Nieves Bertha González Nieves (born May 6, 1970, Mexico City, Mexico) is a Mexican businesswoman, whose career is rooted in the consumer luxury goods market.
Beth Comstock Beth Comstock is a senior vice president and CMO of General Electric and oversaw the founding of Hulu.
Betsy Atkins Betsy Atkins (born June 5, 1958) is an American business executive and entrepreneur.
Betsy McLaughlin Betsy McLaughlin (born 1962 in Orange County, California) was the former CEO of Hot Topic, Inc. (HOTT:NASDAQ).
Betty James Betty M. James (February 13, 1918, Altoona, Pennsylvania – November 20, 2008, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania), was an American businessperson who came up with the name for the Slinky her...
Beverly Gray (businesswoman) Beverly A. Gray (born June 2, 1962 in Washington, D.C., United States) is an American businesswoman and CEO of Exhibit Edge Inc., a trade show exhibit company, located in Northern Virginia, Wash...
Brandy Kuentzel Brandy Kuentzel (born c. 1980) is an American corporate attorney and businesswoman born in San Francisco, California.
Brit Morin Brit Morin (born December 6, 1985) is an American entrepreneur and founder and CEO of Brit + Co., an online DIY community/e-commerce company based in San Francisco.
Britney Spears Britney Jean Spears (born December 2, 1981) is an American recording artist and entertainer.
Brownie Wise Brownie Wise (May 25, 1913 – September 24, 1992) was a pioneering American saleswoman largely responsible for the success of Tupperware through her development of the "party plan" system o...
Carla Howell Carla A. Howell (born 1955) is an American political activist and small government advocate.
Carly Fiorina Carly Fiorina (born Cara Carleton Sneed; September 6, 1954) is an American former business executive and a former California Republican candidate for the United States Senate.
Carol Bartz Carol Ann Bartz (born August 28, 1948) is an American business executive, the former president and CEO of the Internet services company Yahoo!, and former chairman, president, and CEO at archite...
Carol Browner Carol Martha Browner (born December 16, 1955) is an American lawyer, environmentalist, and businesswoman, who served as director of the White House Office of Energy and Climate Change Policy in ...
Carol Fox (Chicago opera) Carol Fox was, at the age of 28, the first impresario of the Chicago Lyric Opera and credited with restoring Chicago's pre-Depression operatic glory.
Carol Meyrowitz Carol Meyrowitz (age 52 in 2006) is the president, Chief Executive Officer, and director of TJX Companies, the leading off-price retailer in the United States.
Carole Crist Carole Crist (née Oumano, formerly Rome; born October 20, 1969) is an American businesswoman and, as the wife of former Florida Governor Charlie Crist, is also the former First L...
Carolina Herrera (fashion designer) Carolina Herrera (born January 8, 1939) is a Venezuelan-American fashion designer known for "exceptional personal style", and dressing First Ladies from Jacqueline Onassis to M...
Caroline Bamberger Fuld Caroline (Bamberger) Frank Fuld (March 16, 1864 – July 18, 1944) was an American businesswoman and philanthropist most noted for co-founding (with her brother Louis Bamberger) the Institute for ...
Carolyn Kepcher Carolyn Kepcher (born January 30, 1969) is an American businesswoman, perhaps best known for her regular appearances on the NBC television program The Apprentice.
Caterina Fake Caterina Fake (born 1969 or 1970) is an American entrepreneur and businesswoman.
Catherine Hickland Catherine Hickland (born February 11, 1956) is an American singer, businesswoman, and actress best known for roles in soap operas broadcast in the United States, and most notably as the characte...
Charlene Barshefsky Charlene Barshefsky (born August 11, 1950) served as United States Trade Representative, the country's top trade negotiator, from 1997 to 2001.
Charlotte Beers Charlotte Beers (born July 26, 1935 in Beaumont, Texas) is an American businesswoman and former Under Secretary of State.
Chelsea Clinton Chelsea Victoria Clinton (born February 27, 1980) is the only child of former U.S. President Bill Clinton and former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton.
Cheryl Womack Verna Cheryl Womack (born December 31, 1950) is an entrepreneur who founded Kansas City, Missouri-based VCW and National Association of Independent Truckers, Inc. which became a $100 million a y...
Christine Beauchamp Christine Beauchamp (born c. 1970) is an American businesswoman and fashion professional.
Christine Valmy Christine Valmy is a Romanian-born American esthetician, known as a pioneer in the fields of Skin Care and Esthetics in the United States.
Christy Haubegger Christy Haubegger (born August 15, 1968) is the founder of Latina magazine and a film producer, and has received numerous awards for her work.
Cindy McCain Cindy Lou Hensley McCain (born May 20, 1954) is an American businesswoman, and philanthropist, and the wife of United States Senator and 2008 Republican presidential nominee John McCain of Arizona.
Clara Ledesma Clara Ledesma (1924–1999) was an artist from the Dominican Republic.
Colleen Barrett Colleen Barrett is the President Emerita and Corporate Secretary of Southwest Airlines.
Cordelia Mendoza Cordelia (Scott) Mendoza (born in San Diego, California) is an antiques expert, volunteer, San Diego retailer, and author.
Cristina Stenbeck Cristina Mayville Stenbeck, born 27 September 1977 in New York, USA, is a Swedish American business woman and the chairman of Investment AB Kinnevik, one of the largest family-controlled compani...
Cynthia Carroll Cynthia Blum Carroll (born November 13, 1956) is an American businessperson.
Daisy Fuentes Daisy Fuentes (born November 17, 1966) is a Cuban television host and model.
Dana Beth Ardi Dr. Dana Beth Ardi is an American entrepreneur, human capitalist, author, and contemporary art collector.
Dana Telsey Dana Telsey (born in New York City, New York) is the CEO and Chief Research Officer of Telsey Advisory Group.
Dannah Gresh Dannah Gresh (born 1967) is a Christian author and public speaker.
Dawne Hickton Dawne Eileen Sepanski Hickton (born 1957) is an American business executive and CEO of Pittsburgh-based RTI International Metals.
Debra L. Lee Debra L. Lee, Esq. (born 1955, in Fort Jackson, South Carolina) is an American businesswoman.
Dell Williams Dell Williams (born August 5, 1922) founded the first feminist sex toy business in the United States, Eve's Garden, in New York City in 1974.
Desirée Rogers Desirée Glapion Rogers (born June 16, 1959, in New Orleans, Louisiana) is an American business executive who is the Chief Executive Officer of Johnson Publishing Company.
Diane Greene Diane Greene is an investor and a Google board of directors member, and was the founder and CEO of VMware from 1998 until 2008.
Diane Meier Diane Meier is the founder and president of Meier Advertising, a luxury marketing firm, founded in New York City in 1979.
Dina Dublon Dina Dublon (born 1953) is a Senior Lecturer at Harvard Business School and current member of the boards of directors at Microsoft, Accenture, and PepsiCo. She also serves as a trustee of Carneg...
Dixie Carter (wrestling) Dixie Carter-Salinas (born October 6, 1964), more commonly known as Dixie Carter, is an American wrestling promoter and businesswoman who currently serves as president of TNA Entertainment...
Dixie Carter-Salinas Dixie Carter-Salinas (born October 6, 1964), more commonly known as Dixie Carter, is an American professional wrestling promoter and businesswoman, who is the president of Total Nonstop Ac...
Donna Auguste Donna Auguste (born 1958) is an African-American businesswoman, entrepreneur, and philanthropist.
Donna Shalala Donna Edna Shalala (born February 14, 1941) served for eight years as Secretary of Health and Human Services under President Bill Clinton and has been president of the University of Miami, a pri...
Doris F. Fisher Doris F. Fisher (née Feigenbaum; born 1932) is an American business woman who co-founded The Gap clothing stores with her husband, Donald Fisher.
Dorothy Schiff Dorothy Schiff (March 11, 1903 - August 30, 1989) was an owner and then publisher of the New York Post for nearly 40 years.
Dottie Herman Dorothy "Dottie" D'Ambrosio Herman (born May 10, 1953) is the CEO of New York City real estate brokerage firm Douglas Elliman.
Edie Adams Edie Adams (April 16, 1927 in Kingston, Pennsylvania – October 15, 2008 in Los Angeles) was an American businesswoman, singer, Broadway, television and film actress, and comedienne.
Edith Massey Edith Massey (May 28, 1918 – October 24, 1984) was an American actress and singer.
Eileen Fisher Eileen Fisher is an American clothing designer and founder of the American women's clothing retailer, Eileen Fisher, Inc. Her clothing is known for simplicity.
Eileen Ford Eileen Ford (born Eileen Otte; March 25, 1922) is an American model agency executive and co-founder, in 1946, with her late husband, Gerard W. Ford, of Ford Models, one of the earliest and...
Eileen Murray Eileen Murray (born 1958) is an American financial services executive and is co-President and Chief Operating Officer at Bridgewater Associates.
Elissa Schappell Elissa Schappell is an American novelist, short story writer, editor and essayist.
Elizabeth Arden Florence Nightingale Graham (December 31, 1884 – October 18, 1966), who went by the business name Elizabeth Arden, was a Canadian-American businesswoman who founded what is now Elizab...
Elizabeth McKay Elizabeth McKay Jenkins (born February 23, 1975) is an American fashion designer, business woman, mother and wife, who was born, raised and educated in the New York metropolitan area.
Elizabeth Timothy Elizabeth Timothy or Elisabet Timothee (30 June 1702 – April 1757) was a prominent colonial American printer and newspaper publisher in the colony of South Carolina who worked for Benjam...
Ella Gaunt Smith Ella Gaunt Smith (born April 12, 1868 – April 2, 1932 in Roanoke, Alabama) was an innovative American doll manufacturer.
Ellen Alemany Ellen Alemany is head of RBS Americas and chairman and chief executive officer of RBS Citizens Financial Group, Inc. the 12th largest bank in the U.S. by assets.
Ellen J. Kullman Ellen J. Kullman (born January 22, 1956, Wilmington, Delaware) is an American business executive.
Ellen Pao Ellen Pao is an American venture capitalist and was a junior partner at Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers.
Ellen Siminoff Ellen Siminoff (born Milwaukee, Wisconsin) is an entrepreneur and investor.
Emily Chang Emily Yee Chang is an American web designer, businesswoman, and blogger currently living in San Francisco.
Emily Chang (web designer) Emily Yee Chang is an American web designer, businesswoman, and blogger currently living in San Francisco.
Erin Burnett Erin Isabelle Burnett (born July 2, 1976) is an American journalist and news anchor, currently the anchor of her own news show on CNN, Erin Burnett OutFront.
Eva Gabor Eva Gabor (February 11, 1919 – July 4, 1995) was a Hungarian-born American socialite and actress.
Evelene Brodstone Evelene Brodstone, later Evelyn Vestey, Lady Vestey was one of the highest paid woman executives of the 1920s.
Evelyn Aldrich Evelyn Aldrich was an American businesswoman employed by the American International Corporation in New York City during the 1920s.
Evelyn Lauder Evelyn Lauder (née Hausner; August 12, 1936 – November 12, 2011) was an American businesswoman, socialite and philanthropist who has been credited as one of the creators and popularizers o...
Florence Sender Florence Sender (b. January 25, 1943 – d. October 19, 2012) was an American entrepreneur.
Gabrielle Giffords Gabrielle Dee "Gabby" Giffords (born June 8, 1970) is an American politician.
Gail F. Goodman Gail F. Goodman is the Chairman, President, and Chief Executive Officer of the online marketing company, Constant Contact.
Georgette Mosbacher Georgette Mosbacher (née Paulsin; born January 16, 1947 in Highland, Indiana) is the CEO of Borghese, a cosmetics manufacturer based in New York City, and a fundraiser for the United States Rep...
Heather Murren Heather Murren is the cofounder and served as the first chairman of the board for Nevada Cancer Institute through its founding until June 2009, and remains a member of its board of directors.
Heidi Hayes Jacobs Dr. Heidi Hayes Jacobs (born October 4, 1948) is an author and internationally recognized education leader known for her work in curriculum mapping, curriculum integration, and developing 21st c...
Heidi Klum Heidi Klum (born June 1, 1973) is a German model, television host, businesswoman, fashion designer, television producer, and occasional actress.
Helen Duhamel Helen S. Duhamel (November 26, 1904 – November 8, 1991) was a businesswoman and broadcaster, best known for saving the Duhamel Company from bankruptcy and establishing a cluster of radio a...
Helen Galland Helen Galland (June 1, 1925 – September 1, 2008) was an American retail executive and businesswoman who served as president of Bonwit Teller from 1980 to 1983.
Helena Rubinstein Helena Rubinstein (born Chaya Rubinstein, December 25, 1870 – April 1, 1965), a Polish-born American business magnate.
Hilary Duff Hilary Erhard Duff (born September 28, 1987) is an American actress, singer-songwriter, entrepreneur, model, producer and author.
Indra Nooyi Indra Krishnamurthy Nooyi (born 28 October 1955) is an Indian-American business executive and the current Chairperson and Chief Executive Officer of PepsiCo, the second largest food and beverage...
Irene Dorner Irene Dorner is President and CEO of HSBC USA (effective November 2011), overseeing HSBC Bank USA, NA, and HSBC Finance Corporation.
Irene Rosenfeld Irene Blecker Rosenfeld (born May 3, 1953) is an American executive who is the current Chairman and CEO of Mondelēz International.
Ivana Trump Ivana Trump (born Ivana Marie Zelníčková;; February 20, 1949) is a former athlete, socialite, and fashion model noted for her marriage to American business magnate Donald Trump.
Ivanka Trump Ivanka Marie Trump (born October 30, 1981) is an American businesswoman, writer, heiress, and former model.
Jacqueline Leo Jacqueline Leo is a magazine editor and media producer.
Jacqueline Stone Jacqueline “Jackie” Stone (born January 5, 1968 in Merrick, New York) is the Senior Vice President of Marketing at Spanfeller Media Group.
Jamie Geller Jamie Geller is an American-born Israeli food writer, celebrity chef, television producer and businesswoman.
Jane Aitken Jane Aitken (July 11, 1764 – August 29, 1832) was an early American printer, publisher, bookbinder, and bookseller.
Jane Corwin Jane Lewis Corwin (born February 29, 1964) is an American politician and businesswoman who has served as a Republican Party member of the New York State Assembly since 2009.
Jane Fraser Jane Fraser (born 1942) is an American philanthropist, author, editor, businesswoman and the President of The Stuttering Foundation of America, a non-profit charitable organization working tow...
Jane Friedman Jane Friedman is the CEO and Co-Founder of Open Road Integrated Media, which sells and markets ebooks.
Jane Pratt Jane Pratt (born November 11, 1962) is the founding editor of Sassy and Jane, and current editor of xoJane.
Jane Silber Jane Silber is Chief Executive Officer at Canonical Ltd. since March 2010, replacing Mark Shuttleworth.
Janese Swanson Janese Swanson (born 1958) is an American inventor and software developer.
Janice Dickinson Janice Doreen Dickinson (born February 15, 1955) is an American model, photographer, author, and talent agent.
Jean Case Jean N. Case (born 1959) is CEO of the Case Foundation, which she and her husband, AOL co-founder Steve Case, created in 1997.
Jeanne Bice Jeanne Bice (July 20, 1939 – June 10, 2011) was an entrepreneur, businesswoman and television personality.
Jen Consalvo Jennifer Consalvo is the COO and Co-Editor of Tech Cocktail, a new media and events company offering tech startup events, news and resources.
Jenna Dewan Jenna Lee Dewan-Tatum (Dewan; born December 3, 1980) is an American actress and dancer.
Jenni Rivera Dolores Janney Rivera (July 2, 1969 – December 9, 2012), better known as Jenni Rivera, was an American Latin Grammy nominated singer-songwriter, actress, television producer, and ent...
Jennifer Garner Jennifer Anne Garner (born April 17, 1972) is an American actress and film producer.
Jennifer Lopez Jennifer Lynn Muñiz (née Lopez; born July 24, 1969) is an American actress, dancer, fashion designer, perfumer, philanthropist, producer, recording artist and television personality.
Jennifer McGarigle Jennifer McGarigle (born May 29, 1970) is an American designer specializing in floral arrangements, event décor, design classes and home furnishings.
Jenny Sanford Jennifer Sullivan Sanford (born September 11, 1962) is the former First Lady of South Carolina, heiress, and former investment banker.
Jessica Jackley Jessica Jackley is an American businesswoman and entrepreneur.
Joan Crawford Joan Crawford (March 23, 1904 – May 10, 1977), born Lucille Fay LeSueur, was an American dancer and stage chorine, who later became a noted, Oscar-winning film and television actress.
Joan Kroc Joan Beverly Kroc (née Mansfield; August 27, 1928 – October 12, 2003) was the third wife of McDonald's CEO Ray Kroc and a philanthropist.
Joanna Shields Joanna Shields OBE (born July 12, 1962) is an American business executive, entrepreneur and investor.
Jocelyn Wildenstein Jocelyn Wildenstein (née Périsset born August 5, 1940) is a New York socialite known for extensive facial surgeries an extravagant life – she once calculated her yearly telephone bill a...
Jolie Gabor Jolie Gabor de Szigethy (30 September 1896 – 1 April 1997) was a Hungarian-American entrepreneur, jeweler, and memoirist, best known as the mother of actresses and socialites Magda, Zsa Zsa, and...
Jovita Carranza Jovita Carranza a Chicago native served as the Deputy Administrator for the United States Small Business Administration from December 2006 to January 2009.
Judith West Judith West (or Judith West Edelman) is an entrepreneur businesswoman, political activist and radio personality who hosts her own cable network TV Show, Getting Your Money's Worth.
Julia S. Gouw Julia S. Gouw is current President, Chief Operating Officer and a member of the Board of Directors of East West Bancorp, Inc. and East West Bank.
Julia Tuttle Julia DeForest Tuttle (born Julia DeForest Sturtevant; January 22, 1849 – September 14, 1898) was an American businesswoman who was largely responsible for, and the original owner of, the ...
Kara Ross Kara Ross (born 1966-1967) is an American jewelry designer.
Karen Essex Karen Essex is a historical novelist, a screenwriter, and journalist.
Karen Marie Shelton Karen Marie O’Connor Shelton is an Internet and Telephony Entrepreneur who is the CEO and founder of Hairboutique.com, one of the oldest and largest consumer hair portals on the Web.
Katherine Anna Kang Katherine Anna Kang is a video game industry figure, machinima film producer, designer, entrepreneur and business woman.
Katherine L. Adams Katherine L. "Kate" Adams (born c. 1965) is an American attorney and corporate lawyer currently Senior Vice President and General Counsel at Honeywell International, the world's biggest maker of...
Kathleen Murphy Kathleen A. Murphy is the President of Fidelity Personal Investing, a unit of Fidelity Investments with over 12 million customer accounts and $1 trillion in assets.
Kathryn V. Marinello Kathryn V. Marinello is the CEO, a Director of the Company and Chairman of the Board for Stream Global Services, a global outsourcing solution provider, providing BPO services for Fortune 1000 c...
Kathy Afzali Kathryn L. Afzali (born May 27, 1957) is an American politician who represents district 4a in the Maryland House of Delegates.
Kathy Hilton Kathy Hilton (born 1959) is an American actress, fashion designer and philanthropist.
Kathy Ireland Kathleen Marie "Kathy" Ireland (born March 20, 1963) is an American model, actress, and entrepreneur.
Kathy Patrick Kathy L. Patrick is an author, hairdresser, founder of Pulpwood Queens Book Club, and owner of the Jefferson, Texas, hair salon/bookstore, Beauty and the Book.
Katie Ford (CEO) Mary Katherine "Katie" Ford (born 1955) was the CEO of the modeling agency Ford Models, Inc. from 1995 until 2007.
Kay Bailey Hutchison Kay Bailey Hutchison (born Kathryn Ann Bailey; July 22, 1943) is a former United States Senator from Texas.
Kay Unger Kay Unger is an American fashion designer, currently she is the creative head and public face of Phoebe Company LLC and its brands; Kay Unger New York, Phoebe Couture, Unger by Kay Unger and Kay...
Kelly Zong Kelly Zong is a Chinese-born American businesswoman.
Khloé Kardashian Khloé Kardashian (born Khloé Alexandra Kardashian; June 27, 1984) is an American television personality.
Khush Singh Khush Singh (born September 15, 1975) is an Indian-born American make-up artist, producer, director, and businesswoman.
Kiana Tom Kiana Tom (born March 14, 1965) is a television host, fitness expert, author, actress, and businesswoman.
Kim Kardashian Kimberly Noel "Kim" Kardashian (born October 21, 1980) is an American television personality, fashion designer, model, and actress.
Kim Polese Kim Karin Polese (born November 13, 1961) is a Silicon Valley entrepreneur and technology executive.
Kourtney Kardashian Kourtney Mary Kardashian (born April 18, 1979) is an Armenian-American television personality, fashion designer, and model.
Kris Jenner Kristen Mary "Kris" Jenner (née Houghton, formerly Kardashian; born November 5, 1955) is an American television personality, business woman and author who has appeared on Keeping Up with the K...
Lady Bird Johnson Claudia Alta "Lady Bird" Taylor Johnson (December 22, 1912 – July 11, 2007) was First Lady of the United States (1963–69) during the presidency of her husband Lyndon B. Johnson.
Lady Gaga Stefani Joanne Angelina Germanotta (born March 28, 1986), better known by her stage name Lady Gaga, is an American recording artist, activist, record producer, businesswoman, fashion desig...
Lady Rhea Lady Rhea has been a Wiccan High Priestess in the Gardnerian tradition since 1972.
Laura Arrillaga-Andreessen Laura Arrillaga-Andreessen is an American philanthropist, philanthropy educator, entrepreneur, author, and wife of Silicon Valley venture capitalist/entrepreneur Marc Andreessen.
Laura Fitton Laura Fitton is the founder of oneforty, an app store for Twitter, acquired in August 2011 by HubSpot and co-Author of Twitter for Dummies.
Laura J. Alber Laura J. Alber is an American businesswoman and currently the Director, President, and CEO of Williams-Sonoma.
Laura Scudder Laura Clough Scudder (July 19, 1887 – March 13, 1959) was an entrepreneur in Monterey Park, California, who made and sold potato chips and who pioneered the packaging of potato chips in se...
Laura Ziskin Laura Ellen Ziskin (March 3, 1950 – June 12, 2011) was an American film producer, known as the executive producer of the 1990 romantic comedy Pretty Woman, and as the first woman to produce ...
Lauralee Martin Lauralee Martin is the president and CEO of HCP, Inc., a publicly traded healthcare REIT based in Long Beach, California.
Laurene Powell Laurene Powell Jobs is co-founder and President of the Board of College Track and wife of Apple CEO Steve Jobs.
Laurene Powell Jobs Laurene Powell Jobs (born November 6, 1963) is an American business executive and the founder of Emerson Collective, which advocates for policies concerning education and immigration reform, soc...
Leona Helmsley Leona Mindy Roberts Helmsley (July 4, 1920 – August 20, 2007) was an American businesswoman.
Leonore Annenberg Leonore Cohn Annenberg (February 20, 1918 – March 12, 2009), also known as Lee Annenberg, was an American businesswoman, government official, and philanthropist, noted for serving as Chief...
Leslie Bradshaw Leslie Ann Bradshaw, an American businesswoman, is the former chief operating officer, president and co-founder of JESS3.
Lettie Pate Whitehead Evans Letitia "Lettie" Pate Whitehead Evans (born Letitia Pate in 1872, died November 14, 1953) was an American businesswoman and philanthropist.
Lexi Love Lexi Love (born December 23, 1980 in Boston, Massachusetts) is an American pornstar.
Lila Bell Wallace Lila Bell Wallace (December 25, 1889, Virden, Manitoba, Canada – May 8, 1984, Mount Kisco, New York) was a United States magazine publisher.
Lillian Goodwin Lillian Goodwin co-founded GEICO with her husband Leo Goodwin, Sr. in 1936.
Linda Avey Linda Avey (born 1960) is an American biologist and the co-founder of 23andMe and Curious, Inc.
Linda Bradford Raschke Linda Bradford Raschke is a commodities and futures trader who is President of LBRGroup, Inc., a registered CTA and money management firm and president of LBR Asset Management, a Commodity Poo...
Lisa Hoffman Lisa Hoffman (née Gottsegen; born September 1, 1954) is an American businesswoman.
Lisa Hook Lisa A. Hook is an American technology executive serving as president and CEO of Neustar, a publicly traded global information and analytics services company.
Lois Juliber Lois D. Juliber (born 1949) is an American businesswoman.
Lorraine Gordon Lorraine Gordon (born Lorraine Stein, October 15, 1922) is a jazz music advocate, the owner of the Village Vanguard jazz club in New York City, and the author of a memoir on jazz music.
Louisa Knapp Curtis Louisa Knapp Curtis (October 21, 1851 – February 25, 1910), sometimes known only as Louisa Knapp, was the author of a column, and later, the separate supplement included with the magazine, Tr...
Louise Blanchard Bethune Louise Blanchard Bethune (July 21, 1856 – December 18, 1913) was the first American woman known to have worked as a professional architect.
Lucy Hood Lucy Hood is the founder of Fox Mobile Entertainment and the Executive Director of the Institute for Communication Technology Management (CTM) at the University of Southern California.
Lydia Sarfati Lydia Sarfati is a Polish-born American esthetician, entrepreneur, consultant and author.
Lynda Resnick Lynda Rae Resnick (born 1944) is an American entrepreneur and businesswoman.
Lynette Sweet Lynette Sweet is an elected member of the Bay Area Rapid Transit District, a special purpose district in the San Francisco Bay Area that operates the Bay Area Rapid Transit rail system.
Lynn Elsenhans Lynn Laverty Elsenhans is the current Chairperson, Chief Executive Officer and President of Sunoco.
Lynn Forester de Rothschild Lynn Forester, Lady de Rothschild (born Lynn Forester; July 2, 1954) is the chief executive officer of E.L. Rothschild, a holding company she owns with her third husband, Sir Evelyn Robert...
Lynn Jurich Lynn Jurich (born 1979) is the Co-Founder and Co-CEO of Sunrun, a home solar power installation, financing and leasing company headquartered in San Francisco, California.
Lynn Schusterman Lynn Schusterman (born January 21, 1939) is an American philanthropist.
Lynn Tilton Lynn Tilton is an American business magnate and investor.
Lynsi Torres Lynsi Lavelle Torres (née Snyder, previously Martinez; born May 5, 1982) is an American businesswoman, the owner and heiress of the In-N-Out Burger company.
Madam C. J. Walker Sarah Breedlove (December 23, 1867 – May 25, 1919), known as Madam C. J. Walker, was an American entrepreneur and philanthropist, regarded as the first female self-made millionaire i...
Madeleine A. Pickens Madeleine A. Pickens (born March 5, 1947 in Lebanon) is an American businesswoman who owns Del Mar Country Club in Rancho Santa Fe, California.
Madeleine Albright Madeleine Jana Korbel Albright (born Marie Jana Korbel on May 15, 1937) is a Czech-born American politician and diplomat.
Madelyn Dunham Madelyn Lee Payne Dunham (October 26, 1922 – November 2, 2008) was the American maternal grandmother of Barack Obama, the 44th and current President of the United States.
Madonna (entertainer) Madonna Louise Ciccone (born August 16, 1958) is an American singer-songwriter, actress and entrepreneur.
Margaret Rudkin Margaret Rudkin (née Fogarty) (September 14, 1897 – June 1, 1967), of Fairfield, Connecticut, was the founder of Pepperidge Farm.
Marge Schott Margaret Unnewehr Schott (August 18, 1928 – March 2, 2004) was the managing general partner, president and CEO of Major League Baseball's Cincinnati Reds franchise from 1984 to 1999.
Maria Rodale Maria Rodale (surname accented on second syllable) (born January 24, 1962) is the CEO and Chairman of Rodale, Inc., the world's largest independent publisher of health, wellness, and environment...
Marian Ilitch Marian Bayoff Ilitch (born January 7, 1933) is an American businesswoman who is the co-founder of Little Caesars Pizza with her husband, Mike Ilitch.
Marie Johns Marie Collins Johns (b. August 19, 1951) is the deputy administrator of the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), a federal agency which provides small businesses with access to capital and ...
Marion Sandler Marion Osher Sandler (October 17, 1930 – June 1, 2012) was the former co-CEO (with her husband Herbert Sandler) of Golden West Financial Corporation and World Savings Bank.
Marissa Mayer Marissa Ann Mayer is the current President and CEO of Yahoo! since July 2012.
Marjorie Gubelmann Marjorie Gubelmann is the owner and CEO of Vie Luxe International, a prominent socialite, philanthropist and celebrity DJ.
Marjorie Magner Marjorie Magner is the non-executive chairman of the board of directors at Gannett Corporation.
Martha Crawford Heitzmann Martha Crawford Heitzmann is head of research and innovation on the managing board of Areva, the French state-owned nuclear power conglomerate.
Martha Matilda Harper Martha Matilda Harper (September 10, 1857, Oakville, Ontario – August 3, 1950, Rochester, New York) was a Canadian-American businesswoman, entrepreneur, and inventor who built an international n...
Martha Samuelson Martha S. Samuelson, President and CEO of Analysis Group, Inc., is an expert in antitrust, finance, and valuation, combining her training in finance and economics with five years of experience a...
Martha Stewart Martha Stewart (born Martha Helen Kostyra; August 3, 1941) is an American businesswoman, writer, television personality, and former fashion model.
Martie Duncan Martie Duncan (born 1961/1962 in Birmingham, Alabama) is an American chef, blogger and party planner.
Mary Anselmo Mary Anselmo is the philanthropist widow of Rene Anselmo, the founder of PanAmSat, the first privately held satellite communications company in the United States.
Mary Cheney Mary Claire Cheney (born March 14, 1969) is the second daughter of Dick Cheney, the former Vice President of the United States, and his wife, Lynne Cheney.
Mary Cunningham Agee Mary Cunningham Agee (born 1951 in Falmouth, Maine) is an American business executive and author.
Mary Ellen Iskenderian Mary Ellen Iskenderian is President and CEO of Women's World Banking, the world’s largest network of microfinance institutions and banks.
Mary Ellen Sheets Mary Ellen Sheets (b. 1940) is the founder of Two Men and a Truck, a moving company located in Lansing, Michigan.
Mary F. Sammons Mary F. Sammons (born 1954) is an American businesswoman who formerly served as the CEO, and is currently the chairperson, of Rite Aid.
Mary Houghton Mary Houghton is co-founder of ShoreBank, the largest and oldest community development bank.
Mary Kay Ash Mary Kay Ash (May 12, 1918 – November 22, 2001) was an American businesswoman and founder of Mary Kay Cosmetics, Inc.
Mary Moody Northen Mary Elizabeth Moody Northen was an American financier and philanthropist from Galveston, Texas.
Mary Sue Coleman Mary Sue Coleman is the 13th and current President of the University of Michigan.
Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen Mary-Kate Olsen and Ashley Fuller Olsen (born June 13, 1986), also known as the Olsen Twins collectively, are American actresses and fashion designers.
Maureen Castaneda Maureen Castaneda was former director of Enron Corporation’s foreign investments section.
Maureen Govern Maureen Govern was Chief Technology Officer at AOL at the time of their search data release.
Meg Whitman Margaret Cushing "Meg" Whitman (born August 4, 1956) is an American business executive.
Megan Gaiser Megan Gaiser is president and CEO of Her Interactive, a computer game publisher specializing in games for girls.
Melinda Gates Melinda French Gates (born Melinda Ann French; August 15, 1964) is an American businesswoman and philanthropist.
Melissa Satta Melissa Satta (born February 7, 1986 in Boston, Massachusetts, United States) is an Italian-American television presenter and communications expert.
Mellody Hobson Mellody Hobson (born April 3, 1969) is an American businesswoman.
Michele Ruiz Michele Ruiz (born April 8, 1967), is an entrepreneur and a former Los Angeles news anchor.
Minerva Parker Nichols Minerva Parker Nichols (1860-1949) was the second (after Louise Blanchard Bethune) American female architect who established a successful, although brief, business and recognition, and the first...
Mitchell Baker Winifred Mitchell Baker, better known simply as Mitchell Baker, is the Chairperson of the Mozilla Foundation and Chairperson and former Chief Executive Officer of the Mozilla Corporation, ...
Muriel Siebert Muriel Faye "Mickie" Siebert (September 12, 1928 – August 24, 2013) was known as The First Woman of Finance, and the first woman to own a seat on the New York Stock Exchange and was the firs...
Nancy Austin Nancy Kimball Austin is an American writer and business consultant, best known for co-writing the bestsellers A Passion for Excellence and The Assertive Woman.
Nancy Barry Nancy M. Barry is the founder and president of Enterprise Solutions to Poverty.
Nancy McKinstry Nancy McKinstry (born 4 January 1959 in Connecticut, USA, now living in the Netherlands) is CEO and Chairman of the Executive Board of Wolters Kluwer since September 1, 2003, and Member of the E...
Nancy Talbot Nancy Talbot (August 17, 1920 – August 30, 2009) was an American businesswoman who co-founded the Talbots women's retail clothing chain with her husband, Rudolf Talbot.
Nancy Tellem Nancy Tellem (born December 1, 1953) is the entertainment and digital media president of Microsoft.
Nicky Hilton Nicholai Olivia "Nicky" Hilton (born October 5, 1983) is an American businesswoman, fashion model, socialite, celebutante, heiress and fashion designer.
Nicole Lapin Nicole Miriam Lapin (born March 7, 1984) is known for being an anchor on CNBC and CNN Live who regularly appeared on CNN Headline News, CNN, and CNN International.
Nicole Seligman Nicole Seligman (born 1957) is an American attorney and corporate director.
Nina Tassler Nina Tassler is an American television executive, a graduate of Boston University (bachelor of fine arts in theater), and has held the position of President of CBS Entertainment since September 2004.
Olive Ann Beech Olive Ann Beech (September 25, 1904 – 6 July 1993) was a U.S. aviation pioneer and businesswoman.
Pamela Geller Pamela Geller (born June 14, 1958) is an American blogger, author, political activist, and commentator.
Pamela Lopker Pamela Meyer Lopker is an American business executive, founder and chairman of software company QAD Inc. Lopker founded the company in 1979 and has been its chairman since incorporation in 1981.
Pamela Thomas-Graham Pamela Thomas-Graham (born Pamela A. Thomas on) is an African-American businesswoman, corporate leader, and author.
Paris Hilton Paris Whitney Hilton (born February 17, 1981) is an American socialite, businesswoman, and entertainer.
Patricia A. Woertz Patricia Ann Woertz, (born March 17, 1953), is an American businesswoman.
Patricia C. Dunn Patricia "Pat" Dunn, also known as Patricia Cecile Dunn-Jahnke, was the non-executive chairman of the board of Hewlett-Packard from February 2005 until September 22, 2006, when she resigne...
Patricia House Patricia A. (Pat) House is co-founder, vice chairman, and senior vice president of strategy of C3, a provider of energy and emissions management software.
Patricia Russo Patricia F. Russo (born 1953 in Trenton, New Jersey) is an American businessperson most widely known for having served as chief executive officer of Lucent Technologies and its successor, Alcate...
Patricia Vance Patricia (Pat) Vance was appointed president and CEO of the Entertainment Software Rating Board (ESRB) in November 2002.
Patricia Walker-Shaw Patricia Walker-Shaw (July 26, 1939 – June 30, 1985) served as President of the Universal Life Insurance Company of Memphis, Tennessee.
Patti Hart Patti S. Hart has served as Chief Executive Officer of International Game Technology since April 2009 and has served on the company’s board of directors since June 2006.
Patti Page Clara Ann Fowler (November 8, 1927 – January 1, 2013), known by her professional name Patti Page, was an American singer and one of the best-known female artists in traditional pop music.
Patti Stanger Patti Stanger (born May 31, 1961) is an American matchmaker and television personality, best known for starring and producing her own reality series, The Millionaire Matchmaker on Bravo TV.
Paula Begoun Paula Begoun (born 14 November 1953), also known as The Cosmetics Cop, is an American talk radio host, author and businesswoman.
Paula Deen Paula Ann Hiers Deen (born January 19, 1947) is an American celebrity chef and cooking show television host.
Peggy Fears Peggy Fears (June 1, 1903 - August 24, 1994) was an American actress, who appeared in Broadway musical comedies during the 1920s and 1930s before becoming a Broadway producer.
Peggy Fowler Peggy Y. Fowler (born July 14, 1951) is an American businessperson in the state of Oregon.
Penny Pritzker Penny Sue Pritzker (born May 2, 1959) is an American business executive, entrepreneur, civic leader, and philanthropist who is currently serving as the 38th United States Secretary of Commerce.
Phoebe Cates Phoebe Cates Kline (born Phoebe Belle Cates; July 16, 1963), better known as Phoebe Cates, is an American film actress, model, and entrepreneur.
Phoebe Cates Kline Phoebe Cates Kline is an American film actress, model, and entrepreneur known for her roles in several teen films, most notably Fast Times at Ridgemont High and Gremlins.
Polly Adler Pearl "Polly" Adler was an American madam and author of Russian-Jewish origin.
Polly Bergen Polly Bergen (born Nellie Paulina Burgin; July 14, 1930) is an American actress, singer, television host, and entrepreneur.
Rose Cook Small Rose Cook Small was a businesswoman who built Bluebird Foods Inc. into the largest meat-processing business in the United States.
Rose Marie Bravo Rose Marie Bravo (born 13 January 1951 in the Bronx) is an American businesswoman.
Ruby Day Ruby Day is an American artist, model, adult performer, director, and producer.
Ruth Handler Ruth Marianna Handler (November 4, 1916 – April 27, 2002) was an American businesswoman, president of the toy manufacturer Mattel Inc., and is remembered for her role in marketing the Barbie doll.
Sabrina A. Parisi Sabrina A. Parisi (born April 10, 1980) is an Italian-born American celebutante, television personality, socialite, bestselling author, columnist, actress, model, fashion designer, businesswoman...
Safra A. Catz Safra Ada Catz (born December 1, 1961) is an Israeli-born American businesswoman.
Sallie Krawcheck Sallie L. Krawcheck is the former president of the Global Wealth & Investment Management division of Bank of America.
Sally J. Smith Sally J. Smith is President and Chief Executive Officer of Buffalo Wild Wings, Inc.
Sally Jewell Sarah Margaret Roffey Jewell (born February 21, 1956) is a British-born American businesswoman and the 51st United States Secretary of the Interior, serving in the administration of President Ba...
Salma Hayek Salma Hayek Jiménez (born September 2, 1966) is a Mexican and American film actress, director and producer.
Samantha Sackler Samantha Sackler is an American business owner, event planner, and marketing executive.
Sara Blakely Sara Blakely (born February 27, 1971) is an American businesswoman and founder of Spanx, a multi-million dollar undergarment company.
Sarah Penna Sarah Penna is the co-founder of Big Frame, a YouTube Multi Channel Network.
Selena Gomez Selena Marie Gomez (born July 22, 1992) is an American actress and singer.
Shaherose Charania Shaherose Charania is a Canadian born entrepreneur who lives and works in San Francisco and New York.
Shari Arison Shari Arison (born 1957) is an American-born Israeli businesswoman and philanthropist, one of Israel's wealthiest women.
Sharon Lechter Sharon L. Lechter (born January 12, 1954) is an American accountant, Chartered Global Management Accountant, author, businesswoman, investor, international speaker, financial literacy activist ...
Sharon Presley Sharon Presley (born 1943) is an American libertarian feminist, writer, activist, and lecturer in psychology.
Sheila Bair Sheila Colleen Bair (born April 3, 1954) served as the 19th Chairperson of the U.S. Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC).
Sheila Johnson Sheila Crump Johnson (born January 25, 1949) is the team president, managing partner, and governor of the WNBA's Washington Mystics, a position she earned before the 2005 season.
Shelli Yoder Shelli Renee Yoder (born August 30, 1968) is an American business manager, educator and politician.
Shirley M. Tilghman Shirley Marie Tilghman, FRS (née Caldwell; born 17 September 1946) is a Canadian scholar in molecular biology and an academic administrator; she was the 19th President of Princeton University.
Shirley Ritts Shirley Ritts (October 28, 1920 – February 24, 2008) was an American interior designer whose company helped to popularize rattan furniture in the United States during the 1950s and 1960s.
Shirley Slesinger Lasswell Shirley Slesinger Lasswell (May 27, 1923 Detroit, Michigan – July 19, 2007 Beverly Hills, CA) was an American brand marketing pioneer.
Shrey Desai Shrey Sanjeev Desai is an American entrepreneur, developer, blogger, music artist, and philanthropist.
Sonia Greteman Sonia Greteman is an entrepreneur and civic leader based in Wichita, Kansas.
Sophia Collier Sophia Collier is an American artist, author and entrepreneur.
Stacia Pierce Stacia Pierce is an author, success coach and entrepreneur.
Stacy Horn Stacy Horn (born June 3, 1956, in Norfolk, Virginia) is an American author, businesswoman and occasional journalist.
Stephanie D. Johnson Stephanie D. Johnson is the founder and CEO of Bed Rest Concierge, a maternity support company based in Plano, Texas.
Stephanie Swift Stephanie Swift (born February 7, 1972 in Louisiana) is a former American pornographic actress who starred in over 330 adult movies between 1995 and 2009, when she was diagnosed with breast cancer.
Stephanie Venn Petersen Stephanie Venn Petersen (born November 7, 1949, in Duluth, Minnesota) is the President and Chief Operating Officer for LSS Data Systems in Eden Prairie, Minnesota.
Sue James Sue James is an American accountant and since January 2010 is a member of the board of directors at Yahoo!.
Sumaya Kazi Sumaya Kazi (born July 17, 1982) is a Bangladeshi-American entrepreneur.
Susan Arnold Susan Arnold (born 1954) is an American businesswoman.
Susan Bayh Susan Breshears Bayh (born November 28, 1959) is an Indiana attorney and the wife of Evan Bayh, a Democratic politician from the state of Indiana, who has been that state's governor (1989–1997) ...
Susan Bird Susan Willett Bird, an attorney, author, and specialist in executive level marketing and business networks, is Founder and CEO of Wf360.
Susan Harris Susan Harris (born October 28, 1940) is an American television comedy writer and producer.
Susan Ivey Susan M. Ivey (born October 31, 1958) is an American business person who was the chairman, president and CEO of Reynolds American, Inc.
Susan McCaw Susan Rasinski McCaw (born 1962) is a businesswoman, former U.S. Ambassador to Austria (2005-2007), philanthropist and political fundraiser.
Susan Mernit Susan Mernit (born January 23) is the CEO of Peoples Software Company, a Web 2.0 social media startup devoted to making it easier for people to connect with each other.
Susan Schwab Susan Carol Schwab (born March 23, 1955) is an American politician, who served as United States Trade Representative from June, 2006 to January, 2009.
Vivien Kellems Vivien Kellems (June 7, 1896 – January 25, 1975) was an American industrialist, inventor, public speaker, and political candidate who became known for her battle with the Federal government of t...
Vivienne Tam Vivienne Tam is a fashion designer based in New York City.
Weili Dai Weili Dai is president and co-founder of Marvell Technology Group.
Wendeen H. Eolis Wendeen H. Eolis (born October 13, 1944) is the CEO of Wendeen Eolis Enterprises, Inc. which includes Eolis International Group, a legal/government affairs consultancy, and Eolis Institute for L...
Wendi Deng Murdoch Wendi Deng Murdoch (, originally 邓文革 Dèng Wéngé; born December 8, 1968) is a Chinese-born American businesswoman and wife of News Corporation Chairman and CEO Rupert Murdoch.
Wilhelmina Cooper Wilhelmina Cooper (1 May 1939 – 1 March 1980) was a Dutch-born model who began with Ford Models and, at the peak of her success, founded her own agency, Wilhelmina Models, in New York City in 1967.