Arlene Dickinson ------------------------------------------------- How Arlene Dickinson became an inspiration to young women in the corporate world. Table of Contents Introduction 3 Women as Leaders 4 Communication 5 Passion 6 Conclusion 7 Bibliography 8 Introduction Arlene Dickinson is a powerful role model to all women especially to inspiring businesswomen. She sets her standards high and does not believe in settling for less, she is an over achiever. There is no obstacle to big to overcome; one must stay determined and focused on the goals they set for themselves. She believes that one should be valued by their own worth not by their perceived views.
She developed such a strong personality that she was able to climb the rungs of broadcasting very quickly, even though very few African American women up to that time had become a major factor in the media. The woman is great at building a harmonious and synergistic atmosphere. Oprah has a positive survivor attitude that has allowed her to build herself up from many of her traumatic experiences instead of letting them break herself down. Oprah Winfrey acknowledged her grandmother's influence, saying it was Hattie Mae who had encouraged her to speak in public and "gave me a positive sense of myself". Her goal in life is to live out the truest expression of herself as a human being.
Roddick had already opened a second shop before her husband’s return of being gone 10 months. When Anita Roddick opened her first Body Shop, she did not expect to get rich. She just hoped to survive. Her plan was disarmingly simple—she would create a line of cosmetics from natural ingredients and rather than rely on vanity to sell her products, she would appeal to her customers’ concern for the environment. Through a combination of low-key marketing, consumer education and social activism, The Body Shop rewrote the rulebook for the $16 billion global cosmetics business and made Roddick one of the richest women in England.
The historical debate surrounding this topic is wether women’s lives really did change greatly after the two world wars, or wether their lives simply went back to the way they were before the war started. This essay will discuss women’s participation during the two world wars, the gaining of the vote, women in the workplace after the wars, their role in society and how it changed and eventually, coming to the conclusion that women’s lives did not change to a great extent, and that it was all a result of changing times in society. Women’s participation during the two world wars was greatly appreciated. The great war came to be seen as a great opportunity for women, however, when war first broke out, the war was seen a threat to women’s position1. There was a massive disruption of the industries in which women were mostly employed, such as dress-making and textiles.
She spoke about how much she loves her mother. She comments, “If I win, she wins. She is my manager, because she’s my mom.” Miley reflects her respect for her mom but also maintains her independance. Miley understands the difficulties that come with fame. She talks about the time she spent living in
She realized she could do anything she wanted and she wanted me (Meg) to recognize that I could do the same.” Meg Whitman became an Oprah-Like figure. Fortune Magazine twice named her (in 2004 and 2005) the most powerful women in the American Business. She was also featured in Forbes Magazine in its 2007 list of best Bosses for delivering “Superior returns to shareholders while not gorging on outrageous pay packages.” In 2009, Meg Whitman began her political career and ran for Governor of California. As a role model she hasn’t forgotten where she came from, how she got to where she is now and always looked back to see if she could help those who came from that same place. I admire her work and accomplishments because it’s rare to see a woman in America that has gone that far as she did, in which America, the majority of
Both of these two ladies had dreams and they made them happen. These women overcame the obstacles that they may have had and successful in a business world dominated by men. I believe these women have the same theories of being managers and leaders, they also believe in giving back (Deyoung). 2. Explain what the achievement of both women says about women in general.
While at John Hopkins, Avery was the first woman to ever be named a Markle fellow. With this achievement, it provided her with five years of research support during the critical post residency years and gave her great freedom to pursue her own research. After graduating med school in 1952, she was diagnosed with tuberculosis. By the time she
Heidi Roizen Heidi Roizen was co-founder and CEO of T/Maker Company, which made software for CP/M and MS-DOS computers, and later for the Apple Macintosh. Roizen also served on the board of directors of the Software Publishers Association and was its president from 1988 to 1990. She is so famous in the silicon valley, and almost all of the CEOs of big IT company have close relationship with her. Strong network she established helps her in her way to become a successful business woman. In the early period after she graduated from Stanford University, she got a precious job among more than 60 people as the editor in Tandem, she was not so influential at that time.
Lady Luck Oprah Winfrey is a name familiar to most people. She has been a television talk show host and celebrity, as well as an Academy Award winning actress. She has been a role model and moral compass to many and has provided America with the guidance of other trusted hosts such as Dr. Oz and Dr. Phil. Ms. Winfrey has proven herself to be a self-driven, insightful woman. She has overcome numerous obstacles and hardships in her life to become one of the most successful, respected and trusted women in recent history.