In Many years ago, women were operating a small business for avoiding poverty or replacing the income if they lost their spouse. There were some women, who ran their own business at that time.
There were some women managed their small business as a ship owner, retail shop owner respectively in 17th century and during mid-18th century.
Female entrepreneurs started in the 1990s.There are now so many successful women entrepreneurs in the world.
Top 10 World Most Successful Women Entrepreneurs of the Decade
1. Susan Wojcicki:
Susan Wojcicki is now CEO of the YouTube.In 2014, she joined as lead at YouTube and ,helped the growth of the video platform.She earned $4 billion revenue.
Sheryl Sandberg is the CEO of the Facebook . In 2014, Facebook’s profits almost doubled to $2.9 billion.
Mary Barra is the first female CEO of General Motors. In 1980; she started work at the age of 18 for General Motors as a co-op student. In2014, She rescued of $156-billion-in-sales company out from behind the dark cloud.
Beyoncé is the successful music artist, actress.In 2014 she was named #1 on Forbes’ celebrity list. She involved in various singing and dancing competitions as a child.She has sold over 100 million records as a solo artist.
Oprah Winfrey made a fame in the film production industry.
In 1985, Winfrey acted in Steven Spielberg’s film “The Colour Purple” the role of distraught housewife Sofia.
She was Awarded of Best Supporting Actress for her performance.
In 2005, she launched the Huffington Post.
In 2011, she sold this to the digital publication to AOL.
AOL obtained The Huffington Post for US$315 million in 2011.
She is spending her time for new start up on health and wellness information.(for paragraph issue).
Zhang Xin is the co-founder of SOHO China,which is a prominent real estate development firm in China.
Zhang Xin is listed as the 62nd most powerful woman in the world by Forbes in 2014.
She and her husband Pan Shiyi established the SOHO China Foundation in 2005.(paragraph issue).
10. Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw:
She is the chairman , managing director of Biocon Limited.
Biocon reached to $1 billion on its first trading day in 2004.
In 2014, she got the Othmer Gold Medal award, for her excellent performance of science,chemistry.