League of Successful Business Women

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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