League of Successful Business Women

Ann Chapman: A Bibliophile, Creating waves in the Patenting Vertical

Patenting is an important activity to secure intellectual property and sell goods abroad. A good patenting solution every organization needs to exploit the commercial value of IP and scientific information throughout the innovation process. Ann Chapman is providing such leading-edge patenting solutions that can connect to the target audience in a rightful manner.

Ann is a bibliophile who loves written words and languages. She is the Managing Director and Co-founder of Minesoft who always finds new ways of crafting innovative software solutions concerning patenting requirements. Dissemination of information and knowledge is what always inspires her.

Cara Scharf: Building Spectacular Marketing Campaigns

Digital Media has opened up avenues for marketing today, like never before. For any company, the prospective clients are just a click away. To compel digital media users to choose or click for one’s services, a company needs media campaigns which are attention-grabbing and unmissable.

Cara Scharf led Fearless Media is doing just that and more. Fearless Media is a full-service, NYC-based digital marketing agency, specializing in the entertainment, retail, education, and technology verticals. It creates beautifully integrated solutions and communication across all media and helps companies develop marketing strategies, execute campaigns, and drive revenue. The company believes that every element of a campaign is vital and informs each next element, which is why its approach is always integrated.

Caroline Barelle: An Ingenious Leader with a Vision of Delivering Novel Drugs to Patients

Many times people suffer from some self-generated disease which might lead to some serious health issues. Inflammation is one such self-generated defense mechanism that still remains one of the untouched medical conditions. Inflammation generally occurs as a self-defense mechanism in response to some foreign body or an injury. But, quite often this can result in unnecessary rapid reactions by bodily organs. This sometimes leads to serious health problems and in extreme cases, can be fatal.

With various researches being conducted to find a better solution for the issues faced due to inflammation, very few have managed to contribute to it. One such personality is Dr. Caroline Barelle, CEO of Elasmogen. Elasmogen is in the process of next-generation soloMER products. These products will be helpful for the sight-saving treatment of inflammatory diseases of the eyes and inflammatory conditions of the gut.

Diana Williams: An Authentic & Creative Thinker Driving a Holistic Wellness Experience

An entrepreneurial spirit is innately nurtured and developed through continuous self-development along with simultaneous growth in the business. With calculated risks and a sprinkle of faith, most challenges can be addressed actively. Putting yourself out there and believing in yourself is the key to understanding how the business can be moved forward with a zeal to achieve success. At first, some of the ideas may be flawed but surrounding yourself with people who are practical and resourceful can help in measuring risks and a well-thought plan along with its contingencies can help scale business to new heights.

Diana Williams, Founder and Managing Director of Fernwood Women’s Health Clubs believes in a similar notion and is leading a business, that provides a class-apart health and wellness experience to its esteemed members. The journey of Fernwood Fitness began thirty-one years ago in Bendigo, Central Victoria. One humble gym blossomed into an Australia-wide franchise business, exclusively for women.

Dr. Celeste Fralick: Pursuing her Passion for Data with Perseverance

Long before Data became the gold that it is today, there were people who were trying to mine it, process it and transform it into comprehensible content. It is their intense focus that the omnipresent data today is being utilized to develop solutions in almost every industry.

Dr. Celeste Fralick, Chief Data Scientist and Senior Principal Engineer, McAfee, is surely one of them. Her 40 years of professional journey began as a Quality & Reliability (Q&R) Engineer at Texas Instruments. Her first assignment was to develop statistical process control (SPC) where she became enamored with statistics and data. Additional Q&R positions at Fairchild Semiconductor and Medtronic continued to fuel her data-science on-the-job training. She then joined Intel, and stayed with the spin-out, McAfee, where she works today as Chief Data Scientist and Senior Principal Engineer.

Erna Grasz: Cultivating an Educated, Resilient, and Empowered World

Today’s era has witnessed major developments in gender equality. Women and men are working shoulder to shoulder in almost every industry. Women are playing major roles in transforming businesses and industries with their dedicated endeavors. A successful female leader is honest, confident, resilient, and persistent. They are committed to excellence, and possess the ability to listen, learn, and adapt. They never give up at the face of adversity, while leading the team towards success.

One such result-focused and dedicated leader is Erna Grasz, the Co-founder and CEO of Asante Africa Foundation. She believes that education is the way up and out of poverty. As a girl growing up under tough conditions in Texas, Erna learned that it is essential to muster courage and resiliency to thrive, not just survive. Also, she learned that education is a great equalizer and enabler.

Jeanne Groenewald: Working With Nature for a Healthy Lifestyle

A 2007 survey by Smith and Wiseman found that 59 per cent people, of those surveyed, in sub-Saharan Africa(SSA) were suffering from severe energy deficiency. Children under the age of five showed signs of stunting, wasting and slow mental development in rural areas of SSA. Pregnant and lactating women were found vulnerable towards diseases arising due to inadequate dietary energy and protein.

Providing them chicken meat and eggs — considered the best source of quality protein — was suggested as efficient and healthy. They are not just high-quality protein, but also provide important vitamins and minerals, are high in lutein which lowers the risk of cataracts and macular degeneration, and also the cheapest of all livestock meats.

Jenny Costa: Minimizing Food Wastage through Sustainable Innovation

For a few decades, food wastage has been a growing concern. According to the Food and Agriculture Organizations of the United Nations, 1 out of 3 foods produced in the entire world is wasted. Every year, a loss of around US$ 680 billion is seen in the developed countries while the developing countries recorded around US$ 310 towards this wastage.

Although there have been many campaigns and awareness programs, there are very few people who are willingly working towards minimizing food wastage. With the aim to reduce the food wastage, Jenny Costa, the Founder and CEO of Rubies in the Rubble came up with a brilliant idea. Rubies in the Rubble is an award-winning, sustainable food brand known for making great tasting condiments that are packed with purpose.

Julia Hunter: Voyaging the New Horizons of Space-based Research and Travel

The endless space has always enticed us humans, with endless possibilities and opportunities. The mere thought that there might be people like us or different from us sharing this universe, is enough to get one excited to explore. With the kind of development we have been making in science and technology, it doesn’t sound a distant dream that one will be able to plan a vacation to Moon or Mars.

However, before a dream comes true, it must be seen, not in deep slumber but with eyes wide open. In 2006, Julia Hunter, a PhD in Astrophysics from the University of Manchester and Co-founder of District Commons, a US non-profit organization, moved to London. This was to start a career in commercial space-flight with Virgin Galactic when the company was a relatively small startup.

Margaret Hirsch: A ‘Jack of All Trades’ in the Family Business

A true champion in business is one who firmly believes in giving back to the society, especially to the people who are in need. It is a way of showing gratitude for what society has done for you and your business. Not just limited to giving back, but to potentially uplift the various strata of society is a sign of exemplary goodwill that a leader must possess.

With a strong sense of survival and positive attitude, one can lead its own way through the difficulties faced in a long tenure of not just any business, but life as well.

Living by these principles and getting through the tough times while setting an example, Margaret Hirsch is an inspiration to many. Through sheer determination and positive attitude, she has led Hirsch’s Homestores for forty-one years now. Being the Chief Operations Executive at the company,

Marina Tognetti: An Inspired Entrepreneur Driven by Innovation

If you look closely, you’ll find many similarities between athletes of extreme sports and entrepreneurs. They both are passionate about what they love i. e. sports and a business idea respectively. They both take risks (calculated), go beyond what others are willing to do, and have the drive to be the best one can ever be. They need to get out of their comfort zone and push themselves beyond boundaries. And last but not least is persistence. They need to try again, and yet again until they succeed and realize the dream that they set out for.

On a similar notion, Marina Tognetti has always found herself inspired by such people who dare to push the limits. But inspiration wasn’t just enough for her to leave her comfort zone and venture into unknown waters. She was nestled in her successful career that boasted of large multinationals such as Procter & Gamble, Philips, Sara Lee, The Boston Consulting Group, eBay. She also has an MBA from INSEAD and has lived and worked in different countries.

Shiela Butch Roxas Dimaculangan: A Born Achiever

Success has a definition so diverse that it cannot be limited to a singular understanding or a spell concept. It can mean various things to various people. We define success as per our own set benchmarks and when we go beyond them, it is our standing that makes us different from others. This also makes us responsible for the things that we can make better in our own surroundings.

Determination and zeal decide how one can achieve greatness amongst the challenges we face. Reaching the peak of success involves efforts given by a person. One must be ready to give their all if they want themselves to be distinguished from others in a way that redefines their existence. Given below is the story of a successful woman who has set quite a benchmark in driving excellence throughout her career. Let’s give it a read.




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