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Top 10 Women Disruptors Of 2021

Top 10 Women Disruptors Of 2021

We all have had enough of the stereotypes that force us to evade the idea of women being successful in the entrepreneurial world for a long time. But with time and again, plenty of women disruptors, with their inspiring personalities and intelligence, have set themselves as examples and synergies for standing out in the business area and are breaking through the pigeon hole across various domains. 

These women have created a reputation for themselves in the market and impactfully influence other women, aspiring entrepreneurs, startups, and the whole ecosystem across different countries. 

Below we have created the list of some of the most powerful women disruptors in the industry who are disrupting the dogmas and narratives across the world.

Nastasya Rose 

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Nastasya Rose is the Founder and CEO of VIVE™ and the Creator and Master Coach of the award-winning platform Rock the Detox™, an alternative mental health care and visionary service for creators. The vision for her practice came at 14 years old; she then founded VIVE™ in 2010. Nastasya and her team help entrepreneurs, business owners, and visionaries (and high profiles in her exclusive service VIP VIVE™) get clear on what they’re meant to do and in the best alignment for all desired results in financial profit and energetic impact. Her new coaching program, Rock the Energy Detox™, impacts her community to scale to 6-7 figures while making time to up-level their energy and mental health. As a Latina mother and founder entering her PhD candidacy in Clinical Psychology, Nastasya Rose is passionate on changing the game in how we create generational wealth for all entrepreneurs ready for systemic change. 

Jaclyn Zukerman Delory (Jackie Zuk) 

Internationally Sought Out Marketing and Media Expert has built her entire business off of social media and now teaches and showcases YOU through building your presence online.

Jackie Zuk is a Marketing and Media Expert for Entrepreneurs. Self-taught, she believes everyone has a story to tell. 

Jackie helps bring out your authenticity to achieve your goals as a business owner. Her strategic marketing plan helps simplify how you come across to your ideal clients. This leads to more $$$$, more visibility and better business relationships online and beyond. 

Recently Jackie was named Yahoo News + Finance’s Top 10 Social Media Expert to look out for this 2021. 

Jordan Quinn 

With her finger on the pulse of all things social, Jordan is the founder and CEO of multi-faceted creative agency, socialQ. Specializing in influencer marketing she oversees a roster of more than 15 top-tier parenting bloggers across Canada. Her agency has completed over 1200 successful campaigns with brands big and small since the company’s inception back in 2018. She has carved a name and a niche for herself and her team in the saturated Canadian influencer space and believes in the power of the mommy (and daddy) blogger to influence household purchasing decisions. Over the past two years, she has expanded her burgeoning business to include other revenue generating arms, including social media management for Canadian small businesses. In the loud world of social media management, Jordan is able to cut through the noise with her standout brand – and has the knowledge and breadth of experience to take yours to the next level.

Philine Penhall 

Philine Penhall grew up with a great vision for the future and has always been a big-picture thinker, but it was not until the idea for CEOWoman was born that she fully grew into the disruptor she was meant to be. Her fast-growing company CEOWoman Inc., now allows her to impact thousands of women around the globe who are looking for more out of life than just a stale 9-5 job. Through her influence on Instagram, Philine empowers women to not just settle for what is expected or normal but ask themselves what it could look like for them to embrace their passions fully and live their best life possible. She teaches women through her blogs and comprehensive online courses to step into their power and take control of their finances and time by starting and growing an online business as she has done.

Ada Hu 

Ada Hu is a female entrepreneur, angel investor, and social activist. Having gone to an all-girls school and a female dominant university, Ada truly believes in the power of female entrepreneurship. She currently serves as the CEO & Managing Partner of NU Media. NU Media is on the front lines of cutting-edge marketing trends and techniques. Its in-house developed “NU Media Business Ecosystem” is built from their strong relationships and niche services. Major platforms, media, influencers, and all sorts of business vendors provide the most complete digital solutions for clients. 

Kaelyn Nicks 

Female Founder and CEO of JADED CBD, Kaelyn Nicks is on a mission to disrupt the male-dominated, $61 billion cannabis industry. Coming from an extensive background in the cut-throat Prestige Beauty world, Kaelyn is a gamechanger in scaling billion-dollar brands and portfolios. With anxiety levels skyrocketing to all-time highs, she has identified a breakthrough approach to helping people deal with their everyday stresses through the plant-based benefits of cannabis. Based in NYC, JADED CBD is an elevated wellness brand built to defy stigmas and empower a world more equitable for all. All products are intentionally formulated to be safe, effective, and high-quality (without the “high”). JADED donates 5% of all profits to organizations that empower women and drive meaningful systemic change. 

Angelina Marie Lopez

Angelina Marie Lopez wears many hats! Known for her mellifluous adventures in the industry, she is also a CEO and owner of two companies and managing partner in The Space at 100 Taylor, a Co-working and Events Space. From planning weddings as an event manager to adding charm to the industry with her music, Lopez has captivated a sizable audience. Her travelling adventures and works are enough to describe her benevolent personality. While she has travelled and worked nationwide, her passions for organizing events inspired her to start her company, VELOURETTE. With a vision to bring creative ideas and groundbreaking strategies to the table, Angelina’s approaches often curate “once in a lifetime” experiences for her clients. When Lopez is not working, you’d often find her planning her music with a warm cup of coffee. While she ceaselessly thrives in the industry, her creative endeavours and passion keep rolling out extraordinary impressions in the entrepreneurial world.

Ruthy Adorno 

Ruthy Adorno is an author, speaker and educator. Ruthy is the CEO of Spread Your Shine LLC, she created the Spread Your Shine Podcast and is also the producer of the radio show “Energía Femenina”. Through her conferences, workshops Ruthy inspires and guides people to connect with themself and find their true purpose. Her favorite quote is “You can’t separate who you are from what you do”. Based on that, she established that in order to be successful in your business or life in general you have to connect with yourself first. She has a BA in Education, Coach Certification and was mentored by Les Brown Prodigy Program. Ruthy wrote the book: “Florece”, and has 2 journals in which shows a routine that will help you find joy in every day and manifest your desires. Her speeches inspire and empower, her workshops advice and guides many people to success from the inside out. 

Dr. Maryellen Brucato 

Dr. Maryellen Brucato is the founder and CEO of her company Brucato Foot and Ankle Surgery. She is a board certified foot and ankle surgeon in Northern New Jersey. Dr. Brucato opened up cold two years ago and has since built up a large patient following. Brucato Foot and Ankle Surgery was the premiere mobile podiatry company in NJ prior to the pandemic. Dr. Brucato would set up mobile treatment rooms and orthotics casting at union conventions and company events, serving special populations such as teachers and law enforcement. During the COVID-19 pandemic, all events got shut down and the company had to pivot to specialize in in-office wound care treatments in order to keep patients out of the hospitals. She acquired another podiatry office in June 2020 and is in the process of opening her third office in three years. 

Atalie Rachael 

Atalie Rachael is a self-published author, writer, and poet. She is the author of a poetry collection entitled On The Edge Of A Dream. She has been previously published in other poetry forums and literary journals including The Voices Project, and Leaves Of Ink. Her work has been acclaimed as outstanding and vividly transports you to another world of beauty, emotion, nature, and all the entanglements that come with reflection and growth. Atalie is also a freelance photographer with brief skills in photo editing and detailing. Atalie loves to bring something new to the artistic table with hopes of inspiring others and becoming a fluent provision for creativity. 

These women leaders and enablers have been very successful and active in shaping the industry’s revolution and have opened the gates for other women in the industry who aspire to pursue their dreams. With consistent work and efforts, they have changed the course of entrepreneurship for good and will continue to do so in the near future. 

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