12.9 C
Los Angeles
Sunday, December 10, 2023

Breaking Barriers: Women Who Defied Expectations


Share post:

Women have been defying expectations in all areas of life for centuries. One area where women have made significant strides in recent years is in the fields of finance, science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM). Despite the challenges and obstacles they have faced, women in these fields have made significant contributions and have paved the way for future generations of women to follow in their footsteps.

In finance, women have historically been underrepresented, particularly in leadership roles. However, there are many inspiring women who have broken through the glass ceiling and made their mark in the industry. One such woman is Abigail Johnson, the CEO of Fidelity Investments, one of the largest asset managers in the world. Johnson took over the company from her father in 2014 and has since led the company through a period of significant growth and innovation.

In STEM fields, women have also made significant strides in recent years. One such woman is Dr. Mae Jemison, the first African American woman to travel into space. Jemison earned her degree in chemical engineering and went on to work as a doctor before being selected by NASA to join the astronaut program. Jemison’s achievements serve as an inspiration to women and girls everywhere, proving that anything is possible with hard work and determination.

In technology, women have also been making their mark, despite the male-dominated culture that has historically pervaded the industry. 

One such woman is Susan Wojcicki, the CEO of YouTube. Wojcicki was one of the first employees at Google and played a key role in the development of the company’s advertising business. In 2014, she took over as the CEO of YouTube and has since overseen the platform’s growth into one of the largest and most influential media companies in the world.

Another woman who has made a significant impact in technology is Reshma Saujani, the founder of Girls Who Code, a nonprofit organization dedicated to closing the gender gap in technology. 

Saujani’s work has helped to inspire and empower thousands of girls to pursue careers in tech and has helped to create a more diverse and inclusive industry.

Women have been breaking barriers and defying expectations in all areas of life, including finance, science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. 

Despite the challenges they have faced, women in these fields have made significant contributions and have paved the way for future generations of women to follow in their footsteps. 

By recognizing and honoring the achievements of these trailblazing women, we can inspire and empower the next generation of female leaders to continue breaking barriers and defying expectations.

See also: Developing Your Intuition: Tips and Techniques for Women Entrepreneurs

Rhonda Swan
Rhonda Swan
Rhonda Swan stands out as an accomplished business leader and a celebrated author. An MBA graduate from Northwood University, Rhonda has built significant brands and helped many people get the recognition they deserve through her company Unstoppable Branding Agency.. She is also the founder of Wild mag along with a contributor. Rhonda has emphasized on personal growth and the pursuit of one's passions. Esteemed publications like Forbes and The New York Times have recognized and applauded her impactful work, solidifying her as a role model for many. What's even more commendable about Rhonda is her genuine nature. She values honesty and openness. At 'swanlifestyle Inc.', she played a pivotal role in guiding people on how to achieve both wealth and their dream lifestyle. Her lessons weren’t just about money, but about enriching one’s life in all aspects. At Wild Mag, Rhonda wants to teach readers about business, improving oneself, and pushing them to dream big. In simple words, she’s the heart of what Wild Mag wants to say: grow, dream, and work hard. Plus, she wrote a popular book series called “Women Gone Wild”, which is all about helping women live fearlessly.


Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

Do You Want To Get Featured in Top Tier Publications?


Related articles


It was about 15 years into my marriage. Hard work, financial effort, child-rearing in central London, the deep gnawing...

Trust The Power Of Intuition

Have you ever had a gut feeling or inner voice that guided you in your decision-making process? That’s...

Blending To Make A Better Now

Sababay Winery was established with a visionary mission to uplift the livelihoods of Bali's farmers by blending culinary...

The T Lady: A Natural Remedy To Weight Loss & Detox

Who says tea can’t be extraordinary?  Whilst tea is a part of everyday life—a staple for people who want...