Women have always been seen at a disadvantage to men in the workforce. However women are not always at the bottom of the totem pole. Here are 17 women who have beaten odds, worked hard and showed that women sometimes are better at what they do. All of the following women are CEO’s of Fortune 500 companies.
1) Mary Barra
Mary Barra is the CEO of General Motors which is ranked number 7 on the Fortune 500. Not only is she CEO of a major corporation she is CEO of a car company which is typically seen as a man’s realm. This is one woman that doesn’t take no for an answer and Forbes ranks her as one of the most powerful women in the world.