7 Lady Bosses Share Their Best Career Advice

Equal pay between the sexes remains a hot-button topic in America's modern political climate. Despite a significant disparity in the number of male and female corporate leaders nationwide, we're continually inspired by the statistic that women trump men on CEO pay. Some of our favorite fearless females seem as though cut from a different cloth, confidently carrying the flag for trailblazing corporate strategy and boldly bucking the system. To acquire a dose of their professional intel, we asked seven women leaders and entrepreneurs in a range of industries to share their best advice. You'll want to take a memo on what these maverick minds have to say.

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