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Women Entrepreneurs: Ambitious Women

The definition of ambitious is: having or showing a strong desire and determination to succeed. Why then does it sometimes carry a negative connotation for women? I do not believe there is anything wrong with being ambitious. When I hear, “She’s an ambitious woman.” it sounds like I’m about to meet someone I would be friends with, not someone to talk poorly about.

Tory Burch recently launched the #EmbraceAmbition campaign, and I am totally on board. It is important for women to know what they define as success, and to have a strong desire and determination to succeed at achieving that goal. How can you be a successful woman entrepreneur without being ambitious?

I put my money where my mouth is and purchased the #EmbraceAmbition bracelet (in red of course). It’s a daily reminder that I am ambitious, and I am a role model for ambitious girls and women. I love that the proceeds fund The Tory Burch Foundation, which is a program that empowers women entrepreneurs through training, funding, and connections. Hats off to Tory, a female founder not afraid to make waves for ambitious women around the world.

If you’d like to purchase a bracelet and proudly proclaim yourself as an ambitious women, here’s the link. Below is the pledge for ambitious women.

I will:
Embrace ambition.
Proudly articulate my ambition. Not hide it.
Defend women who are criticized for being ambitious.
Dream big. Not justify my dreams.
Help all women to embrace their ambition.

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