Businesswoman Authors

Elizabeth Arden
Canadian Businesswoman
Florence Nightingale Graham , who went by the business name Elizabeth Arden, was a Canadian-American businesswoman who founded what is now Elizabeth Arden, Inc., and built a cosmetics empire in the United States. Wikipedia
Mary Kay Ash
American Businesswoman
Mary Kay Ash was an American businesswoman and founder of Mary Kay Cosmetics, Inc. Wikipedia
Joan Blades
American Businesswoman
Joan Blades was the cofounder in 1987 with her husband Wes Boyd of Berkeley Systems, a San Francisco Bay area software company known for marketing the After Dark screensaver and the You Don't Know Jack trivia game. Wikipedia
Sara Blakely
American Businesswoman
Sara Blakely is an American businesswoman and founder of Spanx, a multi-million dollar undergarment company. She is the world's youngest self-made female billionaire. Wikipedia
Barbara Corcoran
American Businesswoman
Barbara Ann Corcoran is an American businesswoman, investor, speaker, consultant, syndicated columnist, author, and television personality. As a television personality, she is a "Shark" investor on ABC's Shark Tank. Wikipedia
Stephanie Cutter
American Businesswoman
Stephanie Cutter is a political consultant. Wikipedia
Debbi Fields
American Businesswoman
Debbi Fields is the founder and current spokesperson of Mrs. Fields Bakeries. Additionally, she has written several cookbooks and makes cookies. Wikipedia
Carly Fiorina
American Businesswoman
Cara Carleton "Carly" Fiorina is an American business executive and a former California Republican candidate for the United States Senate. Wikipedia
Bernice Fitz-Gibbon
American Businesswoman
Bernice Bowles "Fitz" Fitz-Gibbon was an American advertising executive and a pioneer in retail advertising, working at Marshall Field's, Macy's, Gimbels and Wanamaker's. She was inducted into the Advertising Hall of Fame in 1982. Wikipedia
Maria das Gracas Silva Foster
Brazilian Businesswoman
Maria das Graças Silva Foster is a Brazilian business executive and chemical engineer. She is known as the CEO of Petrobras-Petróleo Brasil, Brazil's state-controlled oil company, which is located in Rio de Janeiro. Wikipedia
Bethenny Frankel
American Businesswoman
Bethenny Frankel is an American TV personality, author, entrepreneur and natural foods cook. Wikipedia
Melinda Gates
American Businesswoman
Melinda French Gates is an American businesswoman and philanthropist. She is the wife of Bill Gates, whom she met while working at Microsoft, where she was project manager for Microsoft Bob, Microsoft Encarta and Expedia. Wikipedia
Katharine Graham
American Businesswoman
Katharine Meyer Graham was an American publisher. Wikipedia
Texas Guinan
American Businesswoman
Mary Louise Cecilia "Texas" Guinan was an American saloon keeper, actress, and entrepreneur. Wikipedia
Ruth Handler
American Businesswoman
Ruth Marianna Handler was an American businesswoman, born to Jewish-Polish immigrants Jacob and Ida Moskowicz, the president of the toy manufacturer Mattel Inc., and is remembered primarily for her role in marketing the Barbie doll. Wikipedia
Leona Helmsley
American Businesswoman
Leona Mindy Roberts Helmsley was an American businesswoman. She was known for her flamboyant personality and had a reputation for tyrannical behavior that earned her the nickname Queen of Mean. Wikipedia
Marjorie Joyner
American Businesswoman
Marjorie Stewart Joyner was an American businesswoman. She was born in 1896, in Monterey, Virginia. She was the granddaughter of a slave owner and a slave. In 1912, she moved to Chicago and began studying cosmetology. She graduated A.B. Wikipedia
Andrea Jung
American Businesswoman
Andrea Jung is a Canadian-American businesswoman, fundraiser and prominent women's-issues supporter. She was the CEO of Avon Products, Inc. Wikipedia
Rosabeth Moss Kanter
American Businesswoman
Rosabeth Moss Kanter is a tenured professor in business at Harvard Business School, where she holds the Ernest L. Arbuckle Professorship. Wikipedia
Estee Lauder
American Businesswoman
Natalie Massenet
American Businesswoman
Natalie Sara Massenet is an American entrepreneur and founder of Net-a-Porter. Wikipedia
Marissa Mayer
American Businesswoman
Marissa Ann Mayer is President and CEO of Yahoo!. Previously, she was a long-time executive and key spokesperson for Google. Wikipedia
Linda McMahon
American Businesswoman
Denise Morrison
American Businesswoman
Denise Morrison is an American business executive who serves as President and Chief Executive Officer of Campbell Soup Company. Wikipedia
Anne M. Mulcahy
American Businesswoman
Anne M. Mulcahy is former chairperson and CEO of Xerox Corporation. She was named CEO of Xerox on August 1, 2001, and chairwoman on January 1, 2002. Wikipedia
Indra Nooyi
Indian Businesswoman
Indra Krishnamurthy Nooyi is an Indian-American business executive and the current Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of PepsiCo, the second largest food and beverage business in the world by net revenue. Wikipedia
Rachael Ray
American Businesswoman
Rachael Domenica Ray is an American television personality, businesswoman, celebrity cook and author. She hosts the syndicated daily talk and lifestyle program Rachael Ray, and three Food Network series, . Wikipedia
Anita Roddick
English Businesswoman
Dame Anita Roddick, DBE was a British businesswoman, human rights activist and environmental campaigner, best known as the founder of The Body Shop, a cosmetics company producing and retailing beauty products that shaped ethical consumerism. Wikipedia
Ginni Rometty
American Businesswoman
Virginia Marie "Ginni" Rometty is an American business executive. She is the current Chairman and CEO of IBM, and the first woman to head the company. Wikipedia
Hilary Rosen
American Businesswoman
Hilary Beth Rosen is an American lobbyist and Democratic pundit. She worked for the Recording Industry Association of America for 16 years where she was CEO from 1998 to 2003. Wikipedia
Helena Rubinstein
Polish Businesswoman
Helena Rubinstein , a Polish-born American business magnate. She was the founder and eponym of Helena Rubinstein, Incorporated, which made her one of the world's richest women. Wikipedia
Sheryl Sandberg
American Businesswoman
Sheryl Kara Sandberg is an American businesswoman. She has served as the chief operating officer of Facebook since 2008. Wikipedia
Marge Schott
American Businesswoman
Margaret Unnewehr Schott was the managing general partner, president and CEO of the National League's Cincinnati Reds franchise from 1984 to 1999. Wikipedia
Barbara Sher
American Businesswoman
Barbara Sher is a speaker, career/lifestyle coach, and best-selling author of seven books on goal achievement. Her books have sold millions of copies and been translated into many languages. Wikipedia
Ivanka Trump
American Businesswoman
Ivanka Marie Trump is an American businesswoman, writer, heiress, and former model. Wikipedia
Alice Walton
American Businesswoman
Alice Louise Walton is an American heiress to the fortune of Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. She is the daughter of Wal-Mart founder Sam Walton and Helen Walton, and sister of S. Robson Walton and Jim Walton. In March 2012, her estimated net worth was US$26. Wikipedia
Pat Weaver
American Businesswoman
Sylvester Barnabee "Pat" Weaver was an American radio advertising executive, who became president of NBC between 1953 and 1955. Wikipedia
Meg Whitman
American Businesswoman
Margaret Cushing "Meg" Whitman is an American business executive. She is the president and chief executive officer of Hewlett-Packard. A native of Long Island, New York, she is a graduate of Princeton University and Harvard Business School. Wikipedia
Meredith Whitney
American Businesswoman
Meredith Ann Whitney is a banking analyst and frequent contributor to CNBC, Fox Business, and Bloomberg News programs. Wikipedia