Isabel Dos Santos Named Among the Most Influential Female Leaders Globally

Today, many female entrepreneurs have become dominant in different sectors outshining their male colleagues through significant contributions in the community. More so, women entrepreneurs have emerged from varying region globally, therefore, creating a new dimension of changing the business world. Among them is the Angolan-Russian businesswoman, Isabel dos Santos. She is the richest woman in Africa with investments around the world, also known as the eldest daughter of the former president of Angola. The businesswoman has played a significant role in both social entrepreneurship and the community witnessed from her hard work in different sectors.

She is among the recognized female leaders in Angola, Africa and worldwide, in general, through the fight against bad leadership, violence, and gender inequality. As such, Isabel dos Santos promoted the development of local communities, the advancement of technology in Africa, and the strengthening of the telecommunication and infrastructural sector in Angola. The businesswoman has also held different executive positions in several companies, including Unitel, Efacec, ZAP, and Candando, among others. Her unique innovations have drastically enhanced the growth and creation of different systems and structures hence motivating women to have strong leadership. Other than focusing on her professional career, Isabel dos Santos also plays a significant role in helping young women while promoting education back in her home country.

Other female leaders recognized globally include Gagandeep Kang, Kafui Kadzah, and Eleni Cotsis who have considerably changed the world. Gagandeep Kang is an Indian medical scientist who served as the director of Translational Health Sciences and Technology Institute in her home country to educate about crucial factors in the community. She has assisted in the creation of rotavirus vaccine and like Isabel dos Santos; she spearheads women empowerment initiatives. Eleni Cotsis is an expert entrepreneur from Southern California currently residing in Barranquilla, Colombia, primarily focusing on inspiring women about business. She founded a group, Women Entrepreneurs of Medellin, which trains women on different sectors in the sector. Kafui Kadzah also participates extensively in creating new recipes, therefore, enhancing her amazing role in the community. Among them is the creation of the first meal in her kitchen and has expanded into other ventures such as homeownership, and business growth.

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