With July 4th being this weekend, it seems appropriate to talk about women who have been leaders in the shaping our country. There are government leaders like Hillary Clinton, Madeline Albright, Kay Bailey Hutchison, Elizabeth Dole and so many more. There are currently 16 US Senators, 75 Congresswomen and seven female Governors. http://advisorylink-dfw.com/news/NewsletterWinter2008.pdf Women like Mary Kay Ash, Oprah Winfrey, Anne M. Mulcahy and Brenda Barnes have risen in the business world and have charted new territory for other businesswomen to follow.
Women have led the way in “going green as well. Jacquelyn A. Ottman and Roxanne Quimby co-founders of Burt’s Bee’s Inc. are two pioneers in this field. http://advisorylink-dfw.com/news/NewsletterWinter2009.pdf
Annika Sorenstam, Peggy Fleming, Mia Hamm and the Williams sisters are role models for young women in the world of sports. http://advisorylink-dfw.com/news/NewsletterSpring2008.pdf
Women are contributing to every phase of our lives, from automotive to military and from academia to healthcare. http://advisorylink-dfw.com/newsletter.html
On this July Fourth weekend, let us remember all the talented men and women who have helped make this country great.