CEO Woman

Sheryl Jones, one of the few Black jewelers in Manhattan’s Diamond District, is making sure she won’t be one of the last By Lydia T. Blanco Ninety-five percent of diamond and gemstone businesses are third- and fourth-generation family owned, a world largely closed to outsiders. That didn’t deter...

As CEO of Rebel Girls, Jes Wolfe helps girls see themselves as strong, smart, and capable By Kimberly Olson In her younger years, Jes Wolfe was a competitive swimmer. She sometimes swam 30,000 meters—more than 18 miles—in a day. Pushing herself to achieve made her feel strong and...

Once Maggie Chan Jones made it to the C-suite, she founded Tenshey to extend a hand and pull other women up the ladder. By Kimberly Olson When Maggie Chan Jones was growing up, her native Hong Kong was home to only three colleges, creating a harrowingly competitive landscape....

Throughout her extraordinary, unpredictable career, Y-Vonne Hutchinson has identified opportunities that address acute problems affecting the labor force in the US and abroad Y-Vonne Hutchinson, the founder and CEO of the diversity, equity, and inclusion consulting firm ReadySet, is an excellent example of someone who has bucked...

Seeking a healthier beverage for herself, Kara Goldin founded Hint Water, today a market leader and multimillion-dollar business In the early 2000s, Kara Goldin, at the time the vice president for Electronic Commerce and Shipping at AOL, was trying to kick her diet soda habit, as...

Cofounder Milena Berry’s PowerToFly helps top companies, from tech start-ups to the Fortune 500, connect with talented women [vc_separator type='transparent' position='center' color='' thickness='' up='25' down='25'] Milena Berry grew up in Bulgaria, during the country’s final years under Communism. As a kid, she loved challenging herself. Watching a...

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