Nina Cooper is the founder and president of Nina Designs, which creates products to inspire and feed the creative energy of jewelry designers. Nina Designs is one of the top 100 women owned businesses in the San Francisco Bay Area.
Ira Puspadewi supports the Gap Inc. P.A.C.E. program in several countries. She has dedicated her life to educating, inspiring, and empowering women. She is a strong role model for the P.A.C.E. students.
Betye Saar is an American artist known for her work in the medium of assemblage. She is also a visual storyteller who has gained international notoriety for her work in printmaking, collage, and installation art.
Pema Chödrön is an American Tibetan Buddhist. She is an ordained nun and a leading exponent of teachings on meditation and how they apply to everyday life.
Nancy Pelosi is the Democratic Leader of the U.S. House of Representatives for the 114th Congress. From 2007 to 2011, Pelosi served as Speaker of the House, the first woman to do so in American history.
Celeste Ford is the founder of Stellar Solutions which is the world’s leading private earthquake forecasting research organization for warning communities of imminent destructive earthquakes.
Burr Leonard created the widely popular The Bar Method an exercise technique that empowers women of all ages and physical abilities to build beautiful, lean, toned and healthy bodies for life.
Helen Russell is Co-Founder & Chief Executive Officer of Equator Coffees & Teas, which was named “Small Business of the Year” for the United States and California by the US’s Small Business Administration.
Leigh Rawdon is CEO and Co-Founder of Tea Collection, which creates children’s clothes and supports The Global Fund for Children. She and her co-founder wanted to build a brand that is sustainable, customer-focused, design-driven, and devoted to corporate social responsibility.
Anne Bakar is the President and CEO of Telecare Corporation. She was inducted into Bay Area Council Business Hall of Fame on Nov. 9, 2017.