Three businesswomen from Greater Philadelphia are getting a national spotlight.
Click on the gallery to read about Barber, Hwang and Lopes and see who else made the list from around the country.
Barber, Hwang and Lopes were previously honored as part of this year's Philadelphia Business Journal Women of Distinction Awards.
Each of the 100 women we’re recognizing here was featured earlier this year by one of our 43 sister publications of American City Business Journals. Those local efforts, which all together led to more than 1,000 women being profiled through the year, were our starting point. The staff at Bizwomen consulted with our colleagues from across the country to learn more about the honorees whom they profiled during the year. After those discussions, and followed by additional research and our own internal deliberations, we’re proud to unveil the national list you have here.
Some of these women you might already know. For others, perhaps you know of their companies but you don’t know their individual stories. Or, you might be reading about an executive and her company for the first time. We think each of these 100 is someone you should know. Collectively, they have a record of success that spans decades and they are poised to continue impacting their companies, and their communities, for years to come.
A special Thank You to Bizwomen's Betsey Guzior and Melissa Wylie for their time and work to make this production possible.
We welcome your comments as you review our list and learn more about each of these women. We also know there are many additional good stories that deserve to be told, as well. We look forward to sharing those stories with you through Bizwomen down the line.