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Charlotte Oades

Charlotte Oades

Global Director, Women's Economic Empowerment, Coca-Cola

Charlotte Oades runs the for-profit 5 By 20 initiative that aims to support 5 million women entrepreneurs worldwide by 2020 by promoting women-launched startups within every aspect of Coca-Cola's business.

Not only are women responsible for 70% of household purchases--they control more than $20 trillion of spending globally--but they are absolute pillars of our business and community.