3 Brands Really Paving the Way for Women

These female-led companies are making an impact.

History is filled with successful female leaders and pioneers—Cleopatra, Elizabeth I, Catherine the Great, Joan of Arc, Maya Angelou, Ada Lovelace, Amelia Earhart. Today, some of the most successful, well-known brands are led by strong female CEOs like Mary T. Barra at General Motors, Michele Buck at The Hershey Company or Jill Soltau at JCPenney. Modern leaders have these incredible women for inspiration in the business world. Having women in leadership roles is vital for helping address cultural issues that need female representation.