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Diane von Furstenberg

Fashion Designer

Diane von Furstenberg disrupted the fashion industry in 1974 with the introduction of her signature wrap dress, selling more than a million in two years. She re-launched the dress in 1997 and expanded her company into a global luxury brand. She is currently president of the Council of Fashion Designers of America (CFDA), where she helps to nurture and promote emerging talent in the fashion world. She is on the board of Vital Voices, which supports female leaders and entrepreneurs.