Founder, Thrive Global
Trusting her gut, Huffington recently stepped down as editor-in-chief at The Huffington Post to launch Thrive Global, a corporate wellness startup
DeGeneres, a college dropout, waited tables, painted houses, and hawked vacuum cleaners before finding comedy. She won the Presidential Medal of Freedom in November.
Governor, South Carolina
Hailey, the first Indian American governor in a conservative state, will soon become America’s next ambassador to the United Nations, pending Senate confirmation.
Best known for her standup, Schumer’s also become the voice of the next generation of women. She’s been especially vocal about the media’s role in body shaming.
Chief Operating Officer, Facebook
Sandberg, a strong advocate for gender equality in the workplace, is the founder of LeanIn.org. Two years ago, she launched a campaign to ban the word “bossy.”