Women who represent the best of Italy as “able to play their role in the company or in society, enhancing every day a personal heritage of skills, creativity, charisma, tenacity, capacity for innovation and vision of the future”: these are the characteristics of the 100 most influential Italian women in 2019, selected by the prestigious magazine of economics and finance Forbes which every year draws up the highly anticipated ranking.
Among them is also the cultural entrepreneur and President of the Fondazione Nicola Trussardi, Beatrice Trussardi, who has always been passionate about art, representing a symbol of a patronage closely connected with current events and the great themes of our time. The 100 most influential women in the country are strictly listed in alphabetical order: they all represent examples of success, independence, freedom and legitimacy. They are a source of inspiration and real models of female empowerment, since they have been successful in making their way among the pitfalls of modernity thanks to determination, creativity, skills and charisma.
Besides Beatrice Trussardi, there are scientists, sports icons, managers, emerging designers and television presenters. Among the best Italian women, according to Forbes, there are television presenter and journalist Lucia Annunziata (director of HuffPost Italia) and Laura Cioli (CEO of the publishing group GEDI), diver Tania Cagnotto, actress Paola Cortellesi, talk show host Lilli Gruber (La7), soccer player Sara Gama and astronaut Samantha Cristoforetti. The sector to which the 100 selected women belong does not matter, they made their mark in the world with winning paths and projects which make the difference.