List of famous business women with their biographies that include trivia, interesting facts, timeline and life history.

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A business woman is a female entrepreneur engaged in commercial or business activities with the aim of generating revenues. They often function as the owner, founder, or executive for a business corporation, company, or organization. Business activities refer to the commercial or industrial activities that are undertaken for economic benefits. Several women choose to operate their own businesses instead of working as an employee for others. These confident, ambitious and enterprising women not only get to explore various profitable avenues across diverse fields, but they also play a significant role in the country’s economic development by creating employment opportunities and by contributing to the national income. Being a businesswoman is a highly challenging job, but it can also be immensely rewarding. Business opportunities exist in a number of fields, and technological advancements in communication and infrastructure have opened up avenues that were unimaginable till a few years ago. Setting up and running a business is not an easy task; businesswomen work irregular hours, manage multiple tasks simultaneously, and may also need to travel frequently. But once the hard work starts paying off, the satisfaction of running a successful business is immense. Read on to learn about the life and works of various famous business women from all over the world, through their biographies and timelines.

Ghislaine Maxwell Ghislaine Maxwell
French, British, American

Betsy DeVos Betsy DeVos

Shannon Lee Shannon Lee
Dany Garcia Dany Garcia

Kate Spade Kate Spade

Eva LaRue Eva LaRue
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Delta Burke Delta Burke
JWoww JWoww

Jeanie Buss Jeanie Buss

Joy Mangano Joy Mangano

Maryse Ouellet Maryse Ouellet
Canadian, American

Lee Yoo-ri Lee Yoo-ri
South Korean

Nancy Kwan Nancy Kwan
Hong Konger, American

Madge Sinclair Madge Sinclair
Jamaican, American

Sharon Case Sharon Case

Tory Burch Tory Burch

Gina Rinehart Gina Rinehart

Marilyn Miglin Marilyn Miglin
Czech, American

Liz Vassey Liz Vassey

Jolie Gabor Jolie Gabor