Tag: #GC4W100

39. Issa Rae – GC4W Top 100 Women in the World.

“People are tired of mainstream media’s limited and confined portrayal of people of color.” ~ Issa Rae, Actress Summary: Issa Rae isa unique and funny YouTube personality who developed television series with Shonda Rhimes for ABC and Larry Wilmore for HBO. She received national attention from top media outlets like The New York Times, CNN, Rolling Stone, and ELLE. She…

40. J. K. Rowling – GC4W Top 100 Women in the World.

“You will never truly know yourself, or the strength of your relationships, until both have been tested by adversity.” ~ J. K. Rowling, Author Summary: J. K. Rowling is undoubtedly one of the most renowned authors of the century. Despite the personal struggles, from losing her mother, to living in relative poverty, she rose to fame through the publication of…

42. Jessica Jackley – GC4W Top 100 Women in the World.

“I think ‘work’ is anything I’m doing with intention and purpose… I feel lucky that I get to wake up every day and spend my days doing things I believe in.” ~ Jessica Jackley, Cofounder of Kiva Summary: As cofounder of Kiva, the platform that pioneered micro lending, Jessica Jackley stands out as a woman at the forefront of social entrepreneurship. By…

44. Jessica Naziri- GC4W Top 100 Women in the World.

“My goal is to cover technology sans the jargon and make tech more accessible to people who find the mainstream media’s coverage too confusing or overwhelming.” ~ Jessica Naziri, Creator of Tech Sesh Summary: Jessica Naziri, a digital lifestyle host and tech blogger, is the founder of TechSesh.co. Whether you’re looking for ways to improve your relationship with gadgets, or…

46. Katharine Hepburn – GC4W Top 100 Women in the World.

“If you always do what interests you, at least one person is pleased.” ~ Katharine Hepburn, Actress Summary: Katharine Hepburn was an Actress, renowned for continuously challenging the role of female actors in the Film Industry. Her array of appearances ranges from comedies, to literary drama and Broadway. Throughout her 60 years of career, she shunned the publicity that came with…

48. Keiana Cavé – GC4W Top 100 Women in the World.

“So many try to dress and act like an ‘entrepreneur.’ There’s something missing—an actual venture. Change the world, not your wardrobe.” ~ Keiana Cavé, Founder of Mare Summary: Keiana Cavé is an American Entrepreneur. She is also a student at the University of Michigan studying chemical engineering. She was honored in the Forbes 30 Under 30 Class of 2017 in…