Women have taken great strides in history. They have fought for more freedom and access to countless opportunities they were denied in the past. Women also had to overcome stereotypes and systemic sexism. Today, through years of building and spreading empowerment across the globe, women have not only been able to join the workforce but are also leading and creating more opportunities as entrepreneurs. Businesswomen have successfully landed top executive positions, and many have ventured into building their own companies. That being said, here is our list of top women entrepreneurs to follow in 2021.
Born on January 29, 1954, in Kosciusko, Mississippi, Oprah Winfrey is one of the most notable television personalities, actresses, and female entrepreneurs today. She is best known for her widely syndicated talk show, which propelled her name as a mainstream media powerhouse. At 19, Oprah became a news anchor for the local CBS television station in Nashville, Tennessee, where she moved during her early teens to live with her father. Following her graduation from Tennessee State University in 1976, she became a reporter and co-anchor at the ABC News affiliate in Baltimore. Showing great promise as the host of AM Chicago in 1984, opportunities eventually came flooding her way until finally the program was renamed The Oprah Winfrey Show in 1986.
- Tanya Beverley
Tanya Beverley Grew up in Upper Darby Pennsylvania. She was the youngest of four children and her mother was a single parent trying to make ends meet and keep food on the table. Tanya was always very driven since she was a kid. Hyper and eager to get out into the world and become a leader, Tanya decided to take the fast life.
With many obstacles in front of her, she soon learned that nothing good comes easy. She learned from her mistakes and realized that she must work hard for the finer things in life. Pursuing a short career as an optician, this catapulted her to start her own Real Estate Business and Home Healthcare Agency with her husband Anthony Beverley of ten years.
Tanya, now the Vice President of Beverley’s Home Health Care, keeps the company running smoothly alongside her husband Anthony. Beverley’s Home Health Care business is now a multimillion dollar business.
- Candy Bowen
Candy Bowen a Top Producing Award Winning Realtor, Social Media Influencer, Real Estate Industry Leader, supporter of Women, Mentor, Mom, Veteran, Former LEO, and boss lady whose posts are a reminder it’s possible to run a successful multimillion dollar business, be confident, inspirational, trustworthy, fun, supportive, and motivational woman that believes we don’t have to compete against each other to be successful. A true role model that lifts others up in life and in business.
- Amber Lynn Iselt
Amber Lynn Iselt is a life coach, business strategist and motivational speaker. Amber is an advocate for women around the world to stay committed to their vision. She welcomes connection and collaboration with other women leaders and advocates of change. Amber’s coaching and speaking is dedicated to inspire and support other women to rise up through adversity to create the life they dream of. Amber has been featured in NBC, ABC, FOX, Yahoo Finance, LA Wire, New York Weekly, NYC Times Square billboard among others. Connect with Amber on her social media platforms!
Facebook: Amber Lynn Iselt
- Stacy Bryant
Coach Stacy, also known as (The Manifest Chic, is the founder of The Stiletto Bosses Network™, ICU Coaching Academy, and The Free Hope Foundation for Domestic Violence. She is the host of “Candid Conversation with Coach Stacy” on 108 Praise Radio and TV Host of “Manifesting Moments” on XOD Network. She is a Retired Veteran of the United States Army, and she devotes her life to empowering others. Stacy is a best-selling Author, who collaborated in the book, “Will to Win” with Brian Tracy. Stacy is a pageant queen with Royal Productions and currently holds the title of 2021 American Beauties National Woman.
Stacy is a Certified Master Life Coach Trainer, best-selling author, speaker, and radio personality. Her passion for inspiring and encouraging others has made her a sought-after Inspirational Speaker and Coach. She is currently producing the “Breakthrough 2 Manifest Tour”, hosted in cities across the US.
- Terri R. Alexander
Born on February 18, 1985, Terri R. Alexander grew up with an interest in business and helping people. By age 18, she was in the pursuit of a business education and started her own business, Nside 2 Out Consulting LLC, a business consulting firm.
When Terri turned 22 in 2007, she was already helping others start their own small businesses. Nside 2 Out Consulting LLC is still thriving even after 14 years. Now, Terri has decided to create a Transformation Program for people who are struggling to find the support and resources needed to make successful transitions in their lives and/or careers or businesses.
LinkedIn: Terri R. Alexander, M.B.A., Ph.D.
- Victoria Moore
Victoria Moore is a true female entrepreneur. She is an amazing Mindset Coach, Business Coach as well as the owner of Nu-Financial Taxes located in Doraville, GA. Apart from that, Victoria owns Beauty Within Clothing located inside The Mall Of Georgia.
Victoria feels that at some point in someone’s life, everyone needs a mindset coach especially if you are trying to reach a certain level of success. Victoria has many years of experience along with her accomplishments as a business owner and the success stories from her clients. Victoria has helped so many people from the Music Industry, the Business World to the Average Day to Day Individuals.
Victoria Moore has two quotes that she will embed in everyone’s mind. “Think big and big things will happen; so continue to dream. But take action by any means necessary” and “As I sit at the table of success, I fear no one.”
Victoria Moore holds a certification in Mindset Coaching from The Life Coach Institute.
- Karisma Shackelford
Named a change maker by Business Insider magazine, Karisma Shackelford is an African-American woman known for her role in elevating and empowering humanity while also inspiring us to all travel the world. Currently, she is the founder of Color Me World, a global travel, lifestyle and empowerment community.
Born in Los Angeles, California, Karisma has been to over 35 countries, while world-schooling her son. With a vision almost as grand as the world we live in, Karisma is committed to inspiring today’s generation to cultivate a conscious life filled with true freedom, purpose, and fun.
- Arianna Huffington
Greek-American author and entrepreneur Arianna Huffington is the ingenious mind behind The Huffington Post, a well-loved platform for news, entertainment, and commentaries. She is also the founder and CEO of Thrive Global. Furthermore, Huffington is an internationally renowned author of 15 books, including her recent creation, The Sleep Revolution, which takes readers deeper into the vital role sleep plays in critical thinking and goal realization. Huffington was hailed among the world’s 100 Most Influential People by Time Magazine. She also landed among Forbes’s Most Powerful Women list. Huffington is a graduate of the University of Cambridge, where she earned her degree in Economics.
- Jeannette Lillian Kasemir
Dr. Rev. Jeannette Kasemir is a psychic, spiritual counselor, martial arts instructor and entrepreneur who founded the only martial arts metaphysical ministry worldwide.
Kasemir opened two Panthers Gate locations in Berthoud and Boulder Colorado. She offers interdisciplinary fitness and mental and spiritual health sessions in a holistic approach for mind, body and soul, while servicing and healing individuals and communities, both in person and online internationally.
An ordained minister with a doctorate in metaphysics and spirituality, Kasemir is the author of “Alchemy for the Soul.”
When not running her business, Kasemir writes, meditates, finds ways to support others and her community, and studies. She is soon to complete Another doctor in both paranormal psychology and Theocentric psychology.