1. Michelle Obama
I am sure we can agree this woman deserves this top place on this list. She is so transparent about where she started and the hard work and dedication it took her to get where she is today.
Not just her role as the First Lady but all her other achievements too.
2. Ellen DeGeneres
I constantly see Ellen DeGeneres trying her hardest to make the world a more accepting and compassionate place. She is an amazing women who really shows support for the LGBTQ community and everything they go through as well as just an inspiration to all women out there.
3. Oprah Winfrey
You must have seen this one coming. One of the most well-known, motivational women to ever live. Her confidence is something that everyone needs to take a note of.
4. Marilyn Monroe
A bit of a throwback with this one but she showed how beauty and business can be combined and it made her unforgettable. She has helped girls feel sexy and confident in their bodies as well as feeling powerful and independent.
5. Emma Watson
Her constant involvement in the feminist movement and her attempt to show feminism is about equality not supremacy is incredibly inspiring.
6. Indra Nooyi
Indra Nooyi is the CEO of PepsiCo and has been credited for completely revitalizing the company.
7. Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner
Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner is Argentina's first elected female president and is leading one the fastest growing economies in the world.
8. JK Rowling
JK Rowling has not always had an easy personal or professional life, yet she took these experiences, wrote an amazing book (and later many more!) and after some hard work and many set backs, it is now known across the world for how amazing it is.
9. Nancy Brinker
Nancy Brinker founded and organized “Race for the Cure” and the Susan G. Komen Foundation (named for her sister who was a victim of breast cancer), and rallied more than 1,000,000 supporters from around the world. Breast cancer mortality rates have decreased significantly as a result of her work.
10. Queen Elizabeth II
Queen Elizabeth II is the longest-reigning monarch in British History and loved across the world.