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10 American Business Women

A list of successful, American business women to celebrate American business women day.

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Sheryl Sandberg: COO Facebook & Best Selling Author

Sheryl Sandberg: COO Facebook & Best Selling Author

Industry: Internet/Tech
Accomplishments: Sheryl became the first women on Facebook’s board. Her book, Lean In, has sold over 2 million copies worldwide.
Fun Fact: Sheryl launched a campaign to ban the word “bossy” from being used to describe women and young girls. She has partnered with celebrities and business women to spotlight the negative impact this word has left on girls. The campaign is aimed at empowering girls to become leaders. She joined forces with Girl Scouts to spread the message even further.
Net Worth: $1.21 Billion

Fact Source: Booms Beat
Image Source: Forbes

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Indra Nooyi: CEO PepsiCo

Indra Nooyi: CEO PepsiCo

Industry: Beverages
Accomplishments: She has been ranked as high as No.4 on Forbes magazine's annual survey of the 100 most powerful women in the world.
Fun Fact: She has a very close relationship with her mother, and calls her 2-3 times per day…in India.
Net Worth: $144 Million

Fact Sources: I Love India The Squander
Image Source: Makers

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Susan Wojcicki: CEO YouTube

Susan Wojcicki: CEO YouTube

Industry: Internet/Tech
Accomplishments: Susan worked her way up the ranks at Google, and was a driving force behind their purchase of YouTube for $1.65 billion. While that is a ton of money, YouTube is currently worth an estimated $20 billion.
Fun Fact: Susan was with Google from the very start. The company even rented her Menlo Park garage as its headquarters initially.
Net Worth: $300 Million

Fact Source: Forbes
Image Source: Glamour

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Ursula Burns: Chairman and CEO Xerox

Ursula Burns: Chairman and CEO Xerox

Industry: Business Services
Accomplishments: Ursula M. Burns became the first African American woman to become the CEO of a Fortune 500 company.
Fun Facts: 1. She started her career at Xerox in 1980 as a summer intern. 2. In 2009, she became the first woman to directly succeed another women as head of a fortune 500 company. That woman was Anne Mulcahy as CEO of Xerox in 2009.
Net Worth: N/A

Fact Source: Forbes
Image Source: Makers

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Angela Ahrendts: Senior Vice President of Retail & Online Stores at Apple

Angela Ahrendts: Senior Vice President of Retail & Online Stores at Apple

Industry: Internet/Tech
Accomplishments: She is the only women on Apple's senior executive board.
Fun Facts: 1. Angela has not taken a sick day in 25 years. 2. Her guilty pleasure is Diet Coke. She admitted to drinking five to six a day. "My blood runs brown," she told the Wall Street Journal
Net Worth: N/A
Fact Source: Marie Claire
Image Source: Apple Insider

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Marie Quintero-Johnson: VP and Director of Mergers & Acquisitions at Coca-Cola

Marie Quintero-Johnson: VP and Director of Mergers & Acquisitions at Coca-Cola

Industry: Beverages
Accomplishments: In July of 1992, she joined The Coca-Cola Company as a financial analyst focused on Latin America. She worked her way up to VP and Director Mergers & Acquisitions.
Fun Facts: 1. She is the daughter of Cuban immigrants. 2. She enjoys mentoring other women.
Net Worth: N/A

Fact Source: USA Today
Image Source: The Deal Pipline

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Ellen DeGeneres: Comedian, Talk Show Host, Actress, Philanthropist, Gay Rights Activist

Ellen DeGeneres: Comedian, Talk Show Host, Actress, Philanthropist, Gay Rights Activist

Industry: Entertainment
Accomplishments: Although her career started out in comedy, Ellen has found success in other areas as well. Her biggest hit is her daytime talk show, which has won multiple Emmy’s and has been on the air since 2003.
Fun Fact: Ellen’s infamous 2014 selfie at the Oscars earned $3 million dollars for Samsung. They donated all of the money to charities of her choice. $1.5 million went to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital and $1.5 million went to the Humane Society.
Net Worth: $330 Million

Fact Sources: Biography Today Celebrity Net Worth
Image Source: HGTV

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Elizabeth Holmes: CEO Theranos

Elizabeth Holmes: CEO Theranos

Industry: Medical
Accomplishments: Elizabeth is the world’s youngest self-made female billionaire.
Fun Facts: 1. Elizabeth dropped out of Stanford University to start her own company that made blood testing cheaper and easier. She can count her parents as early investors in her company, because she convinced them to apply her tuition money to her company instead of Stanford. 2. She is on the cover of Inc Magazine's October 2015 issue as one of the "8 Women Who Could Own The Future."
Net Worth: $4.5 Billion

Fact Source: Daily Worth
Image Source: Forbes

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Ann-Marie Campbell: President of the Southern Division at The Home Depot

Ann-Marie Campbell: President of the Southern Division at The Home Depot

Industry: Retail
Accomplishments: Ann-Marie began her career with Home Depot in 1985 as a cashier. She worked her way up, and became the first woman in the U.S. to lead a division for the Fortune 500 company. Today, she is responsible for the sales and operations of more than 640 stores, and leads a team of more than 100,000 associates in 15 U.S. states, Puerto Rico and St. Thomas.
Fun Fact: Ann-Marie is an avid reader, and would like to eventually write a book of her own. She has said, “I want to capsule what I’ve learned in my career and share it with others.”
Net Worth: N/A

Fact Source: Little Pink Book
Image Source: WE Interviews

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Adi Tatarko: CEO Houzz

Adi Tatarko: CEO Houzz

Industry: Home Design/Tech
Accomplishments: Houzz started as a pet project, and has turned into a successful internet company with over 25 million unique visitors every month.
Fun Fact: More than 50% of the company’s workforce is female.
Net Worth: $300 million

Fact Source: Forbes
Image Source: Fortune