10 Inspirational Quotes From Outstanding Female Founders

Katrina Jefferson
  • By: Katrina Jefferson
  • In: AFRICA, ASIA, BLOG, EUROPE, FEATURE STORIES, GLOBAL, HOME, MIDDLE EAST, MORE NEWS, NEWS, NORTH AMERICA, SOUTH AMERICA
  • Posted: September 2, 2015

 

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Angela Benton – Founder & CEO of Black Web 2.0 and NewME Accelerator

“When you wake up and work on something you own, that you love, that’s when it becomes life instead of a job.”

 

 

 

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Lori Grenier – Inventor, QVC Host, Shark Tank Investor

“Dear Optimist, Pessimist, and Realist,

While you guys were busy arguing about the glass of wine, I drank it.

Sincerely, 

The Opportunist”

 

claraShihClara Shih – Hearsay Social CEO, NY Times Best-Selling Author, Starbucks Board of Directors

“My entire life I have viewed every problem as an opportunity. I have had no choice.”

 

 

 

mgatesMelinda Gates – Co/Founder of Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, Philanthropist

“If we don’t empower women, we don’t allow them to unlock the potential of themselves and their children.”

 

 

 

marieFMarie Forleo- Owner of Marie Forleo International, Author, Life Coach

“Stay on your game and keep going for your dreams. The world needs that special gift that only you have.”

 

 

mcMarie Curie – Physicist/Chemist, Pioneered Radioactivity

Have no fear of perfection; you’ll never reach it.”

 

 

 

 

 

wdWeili Dai – President & Co/Founder of Marvell Technologies Group

“It is pure mythology that women cannot perform as well as men in science, engineering and mathematics. In my experience, the opposite is true: Women are often more adept and patient at untangling complex problems, multitasking, seeing the possibilities in new solutions and winning team support for collaborative action.”

 

 

 

 

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Kiran Mazumdar- Shaw – Founder, Chairman and Managing Director of Biocon Limited 

“I’ve had many failures in terms of technological… business… and even research failures. I really believe that entrepreneurship is about being able to face failure, manage failure and succeed after failing.”

 

 

 

 

ksKamakshi Sivaramakrishnan – Founder and CEO of Drawbridge

“Successful people find a way to get comfortable and thrive in the midst of uncertainty.”

 

 

 

 

PahlkaJennifer Pahlka – Founder and Executive Director of Code for America

“If you don’t tolerate any risk, you can never innovate.”

 

 

 

 

Want to meet more amazing female founders? Attend Lady Pitch Night Competition USA at Nasdaq Entrepreneurial Center November 10th. Get tickets here: #LPNSF15.

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