By the Numbers

Where they work

The 20 honorees on the inaugural list hail from cities that span the U.S., from East to West coasts. Click on the map to view more details.

Designations and higher education

This year’s Women to Watch have accumulated a variety of professional designations, with most holding a CFP, and a host of academic degrees.

Character traits they seek in others

We asked this year’s honorees which traits they most admire and despise. Integrity scores big points with these women, while selfishness is most despised.

Years in the industry

These accomplished women have spent an average of 27 years in the industry. Hover over the timeline for more details on each honoree.

Characters they most identify with

When it came to picking a character from a movie, television show or book who most accurately represents them, Wonder Woman was most popular.

Wonder Woman
(Wonder Woman)
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Hermione Granger
(Harry Potter )
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Scarlett O'Hara
(Gone With the Wind)
Gracie Hart
(Miss Congeniality)
Sergeant Olivia Benson
(Law and Order)
Leslie Knope
(Parks and Recreation)

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