We still have a long way to go in terms of breaking that glass ceiling. However, through a heightened awareness of gender equality over the past few years, we’re seeing a gradual increase in the number of women who hold powerful roles in society.
The traditional gist of a woman only being able to successfully be a “domestic housewife” is finally being chucked out the window, and we’re continuously amazed by all the trailblazing female leaders and entrepreneurs out there – as well as the amazing women who stay home and do the hard job of raising the family.
Did you Google “Safra Catz” this year? How about “Indra Nooyi”? Thanks to Google Trends, we know many of you did, along with Googling lots of other incredible women. Every year, Google releases its most searched for terms, including the most searched for CEOs of Fortune 500 companies —i.e.: it’s who we all wanted to know this year! And we’re pleased to see there was a section on the most searched for female CEOs of Fortune 500 companies (Bravo Google!). These women are trailblazing rockstars and living proof that women can and should be powerhouses in their own right.
So in honor of the International Women’s Day, read on for the powerful mantras from these seriously fierce women.
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