Gone are the days when women are not recognized in the business world. Today, women are ruling and making waves in the business world. Whatever field it may be, you will find that a lot of women are CEO of their companies who are inspiring and encouraging more women today. The emergence of these women entrepreneurs has changed the shape of the business world.
Here are 5 women in business who are excelling in 2018
#1 Miyoko Schinner
Miyoko is the CEO and founder of Miyoko’s Kitchen – a natural food company which started from humble beginnings but has now become a leader in alternative creams that is produced by plant-based cheese and butter. Her commitment to sustainability and stand on animal rights has made her an exemplary woman in the business world this 2018. Her example has inspired her employees and other people from all walks of life to try and enjoy a vegan lifestyle and change the perceptions of vegan food.
#2 Audette Exel
Audette Exel founded the Adara Group – a business that is established for the purpose of funding a nonprofit organization. Every year, they support more than 50, 000 women and children living below the poverty line. She was one of the first to establish a hybrid social venture in order to pursue the noble purpose of solving the poverty issues in developing countries. Her huge outlook of the massive change that could happen in a few year’s time is what inspires other social entrepreneurs.
#3 Kim Jordan
With a company that was entirely employee-owned, it’s no wonder Kim Jordan has founded a successful business which started with a simple passion project. What makes her stand among all others from the industry she is in is her unconventional outlook which resulted in her create one of the most sustainable and community-centered companies in the United States. She thinks of ways on how to fit things together and if there are no ways around it, she looks for a way to change the whole system in order to find a better result or outcome.
#4 Donna Morton
There is a saying that good leaders share their powers. And that’s exactly what Donna Morton is doing. She is currently the CEO of Change Finance which is a finance company that offers affordable and easy-to-access investments. She has spent more than 30 years on using business as a way of promoting social justice, indigenous rights, and climate change. Her determination to do this has created partnerships that put jobs and energy in the hands of indigenous communities through First Power which she co-founded in 2009.
#5 Jennifer Evans
Apparel industry leader, Jennifer Evans, is currently leading the fashion development and production of The Evans Group. Promoting the preserving of craftsmanship, she has redefined the small volume factory operations in the fashion industry. Her passion for fair treatment shows on her business’ philosophy that promotes industry transparency. She has also provided a great opportunity and environment for highly-skilled pattern makers and other in-house production workers.