Women in Action: A Look at Corporate Alpha Females

Businesswoman leading a corporate meetingIn the past, women struggle a lot to prove themselves in the world of business. It is only now that the society is starting to see their skills and potential in fulfilling the job.

To get a better look at where women stand in today’s corporate world, here is a list of the most influential and successful women today.

Angela Merkel, Chancellor of Germany

Over the last decade, Angela Merkel has been successfully leading the country of Germany. Throughout her years of service, she also became the de-facto leader of European Union, making her one of the most influential leaders in the world.

With her continuous run as the head of an influential nation and organization, Merkel undeniably plays a pivotal role in empowering and promoting women rights.

Liliane Bettencourt, Founder of L’Oreal

Listed as the number one richest woman in the world and 14th in the overall ranking, Liliane Bettencourt has really made a mark in the cosmetics. Even up to this day, L’Oreal’s brand reputation stands out among the competition and remains on top.

When not at work, she dedicates her time in philanthropy works such as funding various causes in the field of medical, cultural and humanitarian development.

Virginia “Ginni” Rometty, Chairman & CEO of IBM

Ginni Rometty is a computer whiz that turned IBM into what it is now. Through her three decades of service in this tech giant, she contributed a lot in transforming the way society welcomes the digital age. Her extensive skills and intelligence in the field have allowed her to dominate the cyber world continuously.

Mary Barra, CEO of General Motors

If there is one thing Mary Barra has proven to the world, it is the fact that behind every great car is a woman. Barra holds one of the highest positions in the world’s largest auto company.

With her contributions not only to General Motors but the world as well, it is not surprising to see her featured in many prestigious women’s business magazine, such as Her Magazine, highlighting her works and expertise over the course of her service.

These last few years have been indeed a groundbreaking experience to many women today. As you look back, women are now more involved not only running their homes but also in the corporate world, leading society to a better future.