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Cheryl Miller: All-Time Champion Of Women’s Basketball

A trailblazer and icon of women’s Basketball, Cheryl Miller’s accolades shine past the basketball hall of fame. Make no mistake, this does not diminish her recognitions for national and international basketball achievement in the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame (1995), Women’s Basketball Hall of Fame (1999), and the FIBA Hall of Fame (2010)…

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Amanda Blanc And The Female-Led Future Of Insurance

In the insurance industry, where there is still a long way to go before leadership reflects an equal balance of genders, Amanda Blanc stands at the head of Aviva having already been voted as “the U.K. Insurer CEO’s CEO of the Year” in 2013 and 2015. With over 33 million customers and around £510 billion (USD $709 billion) of group assets under management, and 31,000 staff in tow…

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Businesswoman Mellody Hobson Invested In Her Future

Mellody Hobson has risen from a humble upbringing to become a world business model, now serving as the Co-Chief Executive Director of investment management firm Ariel Investments, LLC. Philanthropist, businesswoman, committed spokesperson—she’s done it all. Born in 1969 in Chicago, Illinois, she was raised by a single mother…

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Coach Kathryn Smith Made NFL History

When Kathryn Smith was hired as Buffalo Bills quality control-special teams coach, she became the first woman to hold a full-time coaching position in the NFL. By breaking through in a male-dominated league, she without a doubt became a role model and inspiration for many…

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Carol Tomé Broke The Glass Ceiling When Coming Out Of Retirement

Last year, Carol Tomé was called out of retirement and named Chief Executive Officer of shipping giant UPS, making her one of the highest-ranking business leaders and the first woman to run UPS in its history. Holder of a bachelor’s degree in communication from the University of Wyoming and a master’s degree in finance from the University of Denver, she started her career in 1981 as a commercial lender with United Bank of Denver…

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