In 2010, the growth rate of women-owned businesses in the U.S. slowed, for the first time in the past 14 years. During that time period, the number of women-owned businesses has grown at a rate that exceeds the national average—one and a half times the national average. Women today have influence in all areas of business and industry but who are the most influential women in innovation?
There have been lists of the most innovative companies, most innovative countries but none recognizing these leaders. Here we’ve profiled a few standouts who could start this list but there are clearly many more. What do you think? Who would you add to the list of women leaders in innovation?