5 Boss-Ass Women To Motivate You Through The Week

Written by Ali Seca on September 14, 2016

 

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Girl bosses are used to powering through the week and making it look like a breeze, but the truth is we can always draw inspiration from fellow female powerhouses to help put that extra pep in our step.

For when your work week is lacking in motivation, here are 5 ladies that exemplify the term #bosswoman:

  1. Claire Wineland of Claire’s Place Foundation: Putting into practise the term ‘age is just a number’, at 19 years old, Claire is a force to be reckoned with. Having lived with Cystic Fibrosis all her life, she founded Claire’s Place to financially and emotionally support families that are affected by the ailment. The teenager is a TEDx speaker, in addition to being the recipient of a plethora of awards including the FoxTeen Choice Awards 2015, the Gloria Barron Prize for Young Heroes, and Los Angeles Business Journal’s “Small Non-Profit Of The Year”. It is never too early to become a girl boss.
  2. Hannah Bronfman of HBFit.com: Hannah Bronfman is a woman of many hats and living proof that you can do all the things your heart desires —  if you set your mind to it. By day, Bronfman is the digital guru that runs HBFit.com, which is dedicated to all things fitness, lifestyle, and beauty. Come night time she becomes DJ Bronfman, who plays at the hottest venues in and around New York City. Given her all ‘round awesome background, Bronfman is currently on the roster of Adidas’ all new Sport 16 campaign. She also recently released a fashion and beauty web series in associated with Popsugar titled ‘Hannahgram’. If you were waiting for a sign to be doing it all, here it is.
  3. Miki Agrawal of THINX: Social entrepreneur extraordinaire aka Miki Agrawal is no stranger to the string of boss women we have been fortunate enough to witness in recent years. She is a revolutionary in all things bathroom, from being the CEO and Co-Founder of period-proof underwear ‘THINX’, to founding urinary incontinence underwear ‘ICON’, and ‘TUSHY’ an eco-friendly and hygienic bidet toilet attachment. What’s more is for every pair of THINX underwear purchased, money is donated towards providing sanitary solutions to Ugandan girls. Miki is a girl boss who understand girl problems and isn’t going to stand around waiting for them to solve themselves
  4. Ai-Jen Poo of National Domestic Workers Alliance: Ai-Jen is the Director of the National Domestic Workers Alliance, and is a tireless advocate of the rights of domestic workers in the US. In the past, she has had legislation passed that provided basic labour protections to more than 200,000 domestic worker in New York alone. Ai-Jen has previously been the recipient of the MacArthur “Genius” Award, in addition to being named on Time magazine’s 100 most influential people list in 2012. Dedicated to making the world a better place, Ai-Jen puts the passion in ‘compassionate’.
  5. Moj Mahdara of Beautycon: Digital maven Mor Mahdara is the CEO of Beautycon Media, a digital community that brings together everyone from content creators, to major celebrities, to brands, and everyday people. The fibre that binds them together? Fashion, beauty, style, and everything millennial. Mahdara is also responsible for MMA and Made with Elastic, also digital agencies. She is a wizard when it comes to creating ingenious and beautiful executed brand partnerships and exemplifies the digital boss women that so many of us aspire to be.

If this doesn’t motivate you to get off your ass and leave your hump day slump in the shadows, then I don’t know what will! After all, the world isn’t going to rule itself .

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