12 Leadership Quotes by Emerging Women Leaders for International Women’s Day

On March 8th, International Women’s Day, we can’t think of a better way to celebrate than to showcase the wisdom of some remarkable emerging women leaders. Here are twelve leadership quotes from women who are leading by example, making a difference, and helping others succeed.

Speaking up and participating - career advice“Speaking up and participating can get you just as far as training and ‘book knowledge.’”
Parul Shorey, Senior Global Product Manager with eBay

Leaderly Quote: You are the CEO of your life. “You are the CEO of your life. You have the power to stage and compose it the way you want it to be.”
Nethra Murali, Financial Analyst with Boeing Commercial Aviation

Emerging Leader Spotlight: Natalia Butenko“Listen to understand, not to reply.”
Natalia Butenko, Head of Marketing, Mobility with Logitech

Emerging Leader Spotlight: Diana Olin“At the end of the day, it’s the people that matter.”
Diana Olin, Product and Sales Legal Counsel with Box, Inc.

Become the One that People Come to with Questions“Become the one that people come to with questions.”
Dr. Bushra Anjum, Tech Lead with Amazon Prime

Emerging Leader Spotlight: You don't need a title to be a leader. You lead by example.“You don’t need a title to be a leader. You lead by example.”
Jamie Woodburn, Marketing and Communications Manager with Workforce Strategies, Inc.

Never Doubt Yourself...“A mentor told me, ‘Never doubt yourself if someone else thinks you can do the job.’”
Sara Ling, Senior Manager, Knowledge and Content Management with Veritas

I measure my own success as a leader by how well the people who work for me succeed“I measure my own success as a leader by how well the people who work for me succeed.”
Maria Shi, Director, North America Large Enterprise Strategy and Operations with PayPal

Emerging Leader Spotlight - Rakhi Voria“While we may be individually strong, we are collectively powerful.”
Rakhi Voria, Worldwide Inside Sales Business Manager with Microsoft

Balancing goals with inner peace is hard to achieve“Balancing goals with inner peace is hard to achieve, but worth pursuing.”
Trupti Patil, Firmware Engineer with SanDisk

Emerging Leader Melanie Dancer“It’s important to know that you have the power to persist or retreat.”
Melanie Dancer, Manager, Program Delivery, South Australia and Tasmania, Principals Australia Institute

Understand your strenghts and pasisons“Understand your strengths and passions. When you do what you love, it shows.”
Shannon Allen, Global Career Development Project Manager with General Motors

By Jo Miller and Angie Klein.

Jo Miller

Jo Miller is a globally renowned authority on women’s leadership. She’s dedicated two decades to helping women advance into positions of influence by leveraging their leadership strengths. Based on her work with hundreds of thousands of women, she developed a pragmatic and powerful roadmap that guides women to become the leaders they aspire to be. Jo shares this proven process in her book Woman of Influence: 9 Steps to Build Your Brand, Establish Your Legacy, and Thrive (McGraw Hill, 2019.)

Jo is CEO of leadership development, consulting and research firm Be Leaderly. Learn more about her speaking engagements at www.JoMiller.com and follow @Jo_Miller on Twitter.

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