With all the chatter about how far women still have to go in the corporate world — whether framed in terms of still-unequal pay, the need to “lean in” or the tiny fraction of high-ranking women out there — we sometimes forget to take the time to applaud the women who already have made it.
Especially those who have without sacrificing what many assume women must to be successful: having a family.
Usually, women like Yahoo‘s (NASDAQ:YHOO) Marissa Mayer, Hewlett-Packard‘s (NYSE:HPQ) Meg Whitman, PepsiCo‘s (NYSE:PEP) Indra Nooyi and Facebook‘s (NASDAQ:FB) Sheryl Sandberg are poster moms for this elite group.
With this Sunday being Mother’s Day, though, there seems to be no better time to tip our hats to other lesser-known female execs who have also found the balance needed to have a home and a corner office.
Take a look at these five impressive “power moms”: