Forbes has this week unveiled its third annual 50 Over 50 List, highlighting dynamic female leaders and entrepreneurs who have achieved significant success. This year’s list, produced in partnership with Mika Brzezinski and the Know Your Value platform, divides these high-flying women into four categories: Impact, Investment, Innovation and Lifestyle.
- Patti Labelle (Lifestyle), the ‘Godmother of Soul’ singer, actress, and entrepreneur who is now leveraging her music earnings to fund Patti’s Good Life, whose sweet potato pies and mac n’ cheese are now bestsellers at Walmart.
- Jamie Lee Curtis (Lifestyle), who won her first Oscar at 64 for her supporting role in Everything Everywhere All at Once.
- Peggy Whitson (Innovation), the astronaut who has spent 675 days working in space, more than any other woman alive.
- Nancy Pfund (Innovation) who founded a spin out VC firm DBL Partners which closed a $600 million climate tech–focused fund in 2021.
- Catherine Coleman Flowers (Impact), environmental health and climate researcher and activist who is now campaigning for better sanitation and water infrastructure in deprived rural communities.
Additional feature stories running within the 50 Over 50 package include:
- This Grammy Winner Now Has A Best-Selling Brand At Walmart
- At 56, I’m Celebrating My Age. Here’s Why You Should Embrace Yours
- Tracie D. Hall Is Leading Her Fellow ‘Warrior’ Librarians In The Fight Of The Century
- Women’s Rights Champion Faye Wattleton Took A Quantum Leap To Cofound An Advanced Computing Company
You can read the full list and all accompanying features here.