From shattering gender stereotypes to building path-breaking entrepreneurial journeys, women are surpassing and leading the world. We admire modern women’s zeal to live their dream life. Women from different walks of life are setting the example right and being an inspiration to millions of others. WomELLE appreciates and salutes the efforts of every woman, and She’s Possible is a celebration of the accomplishments of all female role models. She’s Possible 25 Most Influential People List aims at celebrating the achievements and recognizing female figures who are charting a new path. Celebrating Women’s History Month, we bring you the list of 25 inspiring women who dared to be different and proved nothing is impossible.
She’s Possible – The Inspiring 25
1. Mariet Ostos
Founder of Success Business Solution, Mariet began her journey with a few thousand dollars in her pocket. She even lived in a shelter for months and cleaned bathrooms and houses. However, she never lost her determination and zeal to start her venture. After studying tax law, she started tax preparation services in 2007. Her determination and willingness to inspire others kept her going.
She has received various awards for her exemplary work and accomplishments. She received her life coaching license in 2014 and provided support to thousands of others. Mariet is a firm believer that obstacles can’t stop you, and every individual can write their journey. She has been giving leadership and motivational classes to students since 2016.
2. Cathleen Beerkens
Cathleen has been a true inspiration for the females who wish to break the paths in the medical industry. She started her career in the nursing industry and served hours in Emergency and Surgical rooms. She even conducted programs related to Childbirth Education and served as a Teacher’s Assistant at a leading university. After moving to Amsterdam, Cathleen explored the traditional form of medicine and holistic wellbeing.
Cathleen dedicated her efforts and learnings and launched A Wellness Revolution. They are committed to providing training and guiding Health and Wellness coaches in Netherlands and Worldwide. As a passionate and experienced Holistic expert, she strives to help more people regain their health and explore this industry. People from different backgrounds, including therapists, practitioners, and business and lifestyle coaches, actively take up her course. She has been truly empowering the people around her and uplifting them by providing proper guidance.
3. Kenyana David
Kenyana is an entrepreneurial trailblazer and founder of 81, Eighteen. She has also been serving as a creator at the Fe-Mail Marketing for Entrepreneurs (FEMME) and has been guiding young females on how they can get more conversions with Email Marketing. Kenyana is passionate about marketing and serves as the president of the National Black MBA Association.
Her book ‘It’s All About Strategy: A Workable Approach to Digital Content & Marketing’ talks about her learnings. The book covers various tactics and aims at helping young entrepreneurs and small business owners. Meanwhile, she also serves as an adjunct professor in the Business, Management, Leadership, and Interdisciplinary skills department at Medaille College. She has been very consistent towards her goals and worked hard every day.
Kenyana participates in various activities and has been on the board of directors for multiple associations. Her work has been exemplary and worth taking inspiration from.
4. Susanne Skov Diemer
Susanne is an International Security Specialist and CEO of Praesidio Group. Her company provides optimal security, intelligence, and cyber security solutions to public and private sector companies.
She has been serving the industry for more than 25 years. She was even known for predicting COVID-19 in her native place, Denmark.
Her contribution to the security and intelligence sector has even helped us earn various awards. She also serves as an expert on the Advisory Committee for the European Forum for Urban Security (EFUS). With a unique passion for the security industry, they deliver solutions globally. From risk management to crisis management, residential security, and more, she has provided exceptional services in the industry.
5. Ann McNeill
Ann McNeil is a Business and Life Strategist who is inspiring and empowers every woman out there. She has helped hundreds of small business owners and aspiring entrepreneurs. She has been providing young minds with the knowledge and guidance they need. From assisting them to gain clarity to help them uncover their hidden opportunities, Ann has been a guide to many.
Besides this, she is also an author and has written multiple inspiring books for young minds. Listen to her as a speaker, and it will surely help you change your life. If you don’t have a clear path and need guidance, you should look up to her for the requisite direction.
6. Cindy Eggleton
Cindy is a true advocate and has been running a non-profit organization that aims at helping the families of young kids. Her NGO Brilliant Detroit seeks to fulfill the requirements of children between the age of 0 to 8. They provide the families with the excellent help they will need for the early phase of childhood.
They have launched home-based hubs in various neighborhoods and aim at being a helping hand to many such needy families. Cindy helped around 7500 children in the first four years and partnered with more than 80 organizations. They are breaking the cycle of poverty every day and are operating out of 25 hubs now. She has even been awarded the prestigious 2021 AARP Purpose Prize Award. They are making such efforts every day and have helped even more than 15,000 students. She has been a true inspiration, bringing much-needed change to the industry.
7. Natalie Ruiz
Natalie is an award-winning executive and CEO of the famous website AnswersConnect. She started her career with them as a temporary employee. She even thought of quitting the role because she wasn’t sure of the company. However, destiny had other plans, and she chose to trust that.
In her interviews, Natalie even mentions that the path to success is indeed unconventional, and one should be ready for the challenges. She has received various awards for her achievements and for being an influential woman. She is even serving on the board of Directors with PDXWIT. Her willingness to learn and motivate others around her has kept her going.
Natalie always mentions that she loves to empower others and leave people or places in a better manner.
8. Alyse V. Maslonik
Alyse had faced various unfortunate circumstances during her childhood. Defying all the odds and experiencing challenging situations, she has always been determined to improve the world. She started her journey with merely $63 in her account at 21.
Alyse also became one of the youngest Sales and Marketing representatives for NVR INC. She even started RedefinED Advisors, a strategic development partner. The company aims to provide scholarships and financial assistance to students. She truly believes that every child should have access to education. Her efforts and determination are helping her bring change into society.
9. Linette Montae
Linette has already earned a place for herself, from serving as a Founder at Legacy Influencer to serving companies at Profitable Empires. She has been mentoring and helping multiple women CEOs and COOs. Founder of Linette Montae International, she has been exceptional in whatever she does, from being a helping hand during the rapid growth phase to designing customer-driven solutions for clients.
She has around three decades of experience optimizing infrastructures and could be your Go-To Strategic Catalyst.
Her driven passion has helped multiple small business owners. She has been embracing other women to succeed in their business and lead the change. Apart from being an award-winning results strategist, she has been a national speaker and inspired a thousand others. She has also served two years with Forbes Coaches Council and has authored two books.
10. Andrea Quinn
As a Life and Business Coach, Andrea has helped multiple enthusiasts in the corporate and entertainment sector. She even developed a program called ‘The Quinn Essentials.’ Through the program, she aims at sharing her wisdom and helping various individuals and companies.
She is also known as an “Empowerment Activist” and has been empowering women around her. You may even see her as a Motivational Speaker. Andrea has also written multiple books and is one of the best-selling international authors in Los Angeles. Along with a talented husband, she is a proud mother of three furry friends and two canines. Her book “The Quinn Essentials for Women – 9 Transformational tools to Accomplish ANYTHING” became a bestseller in two days.
11. Lexi P
Lexi is a creative and adventurous youngpreneur who has a passion for writing and serving the community. The young author also aims at helping and mentoring the young mindsets in her troop. In her debut book, Curly Girls Love Your Curls; she focused on the idea of self-esteem and self-love.
She truly believes that individuals should follow their dreams and keep their hopes alive. All her books are dedicated to inspiring everyone to believe in their ideas. Lexi also envisions sharing a series of books for children and sharing adventurous life lessons with them. She is also a motivational speaker and often gets invited to seminars and workshops.
The youngpreneur is even making a mark in the beauty industry with her brand Magic Curlanista Hair Line. Her brand was also selected for Sally Beauty’s Cultivate, which was a huge honor.
12. Sumom Geevarughese
Sumom has 15 years of extensive experience in financial analysis, strategic development, and customer research. She is utilizing all her knowledge and training in Steady Focus Coaching.
She began Steady Focus Coaching with an approach to help and advice all aspiring enthusiasts.
Sumom has even partnered with top C-level executives and young enthusiasts. Her guidance and holistic approach have helped them in their career. Her strengths and values lie in her ability to understand the aspect of each individual. She keeps on conducting workshops and development programs to empower other young minds.
13. Dr. Frances Ann Bailey
Dr. Frances Ann Bailey is an award-winning Certified Coach, International Amazon Best-selling author, International TEDx Speaker, Podcast Host, and philanthropist. Besides this, she is also a wife and a mother.
She is the CEO of Francey Bailey Enterprises and the President of NGO Red Door Empowerment.
Frances is a true advocate and has provided the necessary guidance to many. Her work has been exemplary, and she has also been featured on multiple noteworthy sites and magazines. She has been featured in WESR Shore Daily News radio station, the Eastern Shore Post newspaper, the international Walden University Alumni magazine, Today’s Purpose Woman magazine, VIP Global Magazine, and many more. Her work has been recognized and is being celebrated worldwide. She has also been listed as a global business on the Brainz 500 Global list 2020.
14. Danielle Ralston
Danielle has more than 20 years of experience in the industry. In the time span of 20 years, she has explored what to do and what not to do. She is the founder and CEO of Organized Operations and has been implementing ideas in real-life, helping business owners.
As an Integrative Master Life and Business Coach, she has envisioned and empowered multiple business owners. Her contribution has been commendable, from guiding them on the right path to helping them with a profitable front.
15. Deborah Bishop
Deborah Bishop has come a long way from being a speaker and director to starting a podcast and providing guidance. Her podcast “What if I Ran the World” aims at helping clients across the world. Her healing energy and intuitive guidance approach are helping her bring a change in society.
She has also written books that aim at guiding and helping multiple individuals. Many have claimed and found her sessions to be highly beneficial.
16. Dr. Priscilla Kucer
Dr. Priscilla Kucer is an experienced and registered Psychologist with an extensive background in the field. She is well-known for providing leadership to multiple businesses and non-profit organizations. She also serves as a Board Advisory for Kapdec Academy and Generation Text.
Besides being a Strategic Business Coach, she is also a well-known author. Her passion and determination to help other entrepreneurs lead her on the path to success. She truly believes in sharing knowledge and provides business owners with the proper foundation. She helps aspiring entrepreneurs with their goals, vision, marketing, human resources, mission, etc.
17. Jennifer Dawn
The founder of Jennifer Dawn Coaching & Consulting, Jennifer has always had an entrepreneurial mindset. She even started her career by selling off the apples from his grandfather’s tree. She is now using all her skills to guide young minds and show them the right path.
She is a fun individual and has a unique approach to helping business owners. Her strategies and expert consulting are assisting various people in fulfilling their dreams. Jennifer even hosts a podcast where she talks about the challenges and shares multiple tactics.
18. Simone Craig
Simone is a financial and wealth expert, making wise financial decisions. Simone proudly provides advice to young women business owners and helps them maximize their profitability.
The financial aspect is often the most critical challenge for business owners. If you’re facing any economic issues, you can count on her for the right advice. Her mindset and money management skills are leading her and helping her make a name in the industry. She also serves as a Law of Attraction and manifestation expert, where she combines her love for both her skills.
19. Bonnie Marcus
Bonnie Marcus is an award-winning entrepreneur, an executive coach, and a contributing writer for Forbes. She is a leading expert and has been assisting professional women in advancing their careers. Her book, Not Done Yet! How Women Over 50 Regain Their Confidence and Claim Their Workplace Power is a true example of her beliefs.
She truly believes that there is no right age. One can defy all the odds when they have determined in their mind. She started her corporate career as an early-level executive and has gained more than 20 years of experience in sales and management. She aims at inspiring talented women to discover their career paths and utilize their full potential. Her podcast channel also aims at spreading positivity and helping females.
20. Margo Lovett
Margo bid farewell to her 26 years of employment career and started with her hobby. She started her own podcast radio, Her Business Her Voice Her Conversation, which streams worldwide on iTunes, iHeart Radio, Pandora, Apple Podcast, and Spotify. She is also the founder of Go Beyond The Interview.
Her podcast aims at helping passionate people who are facing challenges with accountable planning or reinvention processes. Margo has been featured in Marketing Insiders, Influential Leaders in Marketing, & The Huffington Post. She has also been on the cover of the leading magazine, Vercay.
She also serves as a contributor to the women’s leadership magazine WomELLE.
21. Elena Isoldi Medici
Her journey has been exceptional, from fighting in real life to becoming an inspiration to many. She was diagnosed with critical health conditions, including hypothyroidism, pituitary adenoma (tumor), and infertility, and faced many challenges. After reading the side effects of the prescribed medicines, her journey began. She started reading about health education and soon found solutions to her problems.
Elena even discovered an effective way to conceive naturally. Her determination further led her to start 360 Impact Health. She has now been providing solutions to deal with the root cause of health issues. She has even worked with clients from all over the world and aims to bring a change to society every day.
22. Tracey Kearse
Tracey is an esteemed chemical engineer with extensive experience in product development and marketing. She started AcARRE™️ and discovered later that she was expecting her first child. From managing her personal life to her professional life, she sets the right example. She has developed multiple products made from natural ingredients and help balance the skin.
Her idea of starting AcARRE™️ ignited after seeing one of her friends looking for an effective product. It shows that an idea can strike you at any point in time.
23. Ami Shah
Ami Shah is a marketing professional who runs a full-service digital marketing agency, Marketing Hues. She has a clear vision of helping the brand unleash its potential and communicate with the audience effectively. She uses a series of approaches and tactics to make the brands stand out.
Her innovative and human-centric approach is helping her brands build their own unique identity. The concepts, data-centric practice, and the promise to deliver make her marketing agency special.
24. Annie Leib
Annie is performing multiple duties. She is doing exceptionally well in all fields, from being a mom and guide to being an entrepreneur and a certified professional coach and being a goddess to an empathic warrior.
As the CEO and Founder of Annie Leib, LLC, she provides guidance and mentorship programs to many. Her soul center aims to resolve the challenges you might be facing and lead you in the right direction. She is also the author of “Begin with the BREATH,” emphasizing her approach and intuitions.
25. Joy Vanichkul
From being a marketing and PR manager to being a CEO and wellbeing specialist, Joy deserves to be on the list. She has been helping multiple people to discover a balanced and stressed-free lifestyle. She utilizes various techniques that she has learned from Eastern ancient knowledge and Western evidenced science.
As a true advocate of wellbeing, she will guide you on how you can live a life with utmost happiness. She has been inspiring various individuals and business owners.
Break the conventional norms and be a part of She’s Possible 2023
These female entrepreneurs have been breaking the conventional norms over the past few years. These are some ground-breaking women who are actively involved in their fields and making She’s Possible literally possible. Keep following us for a list of disruptive female leaders around the world. You could also be a part of and get featured on the list. All you will have to do is join the nomination and continue your breathtaking journey.
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