Leading Women is a monthly program which introduces viewers to two very impressive and powerful women each month. Both women are inspiring and interesting as they give CNN a look at how they balance their busy lives.
CNN’s ‘Leading Women’ features Yuriko Koike, Tokyo’s newly elected first female governor. Koike isn’t just breaking through the glass ceiling; she is shattering what she calls the steel ceiling in Japan. In an one-on-one interview with CNN Tokyo correspondent Will Ripley, she discusses the professional challenges women in the country face and commits that she will do her best to better integrate women into working life in Tokyo and Japan.
CNN’s ‘Leading Women’ features Michelle Wie, one of the world’s most recognizable female golfers and the current U.S. Women's Open Golf Champion. She talks to CNN’s Kristie Lu Stout about role models, how she handles criticism, and the future of women in golf.
Two women who've built empires from the ground up - Ornella Barra is a chief executive at one of the most iconic brands in the UK. Alli Webb is the founder of a multimillion dollar company in a burgeoning new industry.