Fame has pluses and minuses: the power, influence, ability to make a difference and possible fortune versus the inevitable, inescapable spotlight on every achievement and every mistake. Women in the glare earned their top spots – often with a hard climb; they know the pros and cons, and now they’re sharing what they’ve learned.
Whether guiding a nation with a steady hand or rising up against injustice, these leaders offer a glimpse of how to make progress under difficult circumstances, from Jacinda Ardern to Kamala Harris.
After nearly seven months at the International Space Station, the Maine native is grateful for salads – but still processing the gravity of a world in quarantine.
Beyond the nails, one-legged tracksuits, and world records, Florence Griffith Joyner set the stage for women to build million-dollar brands.