Sallie Krawcheck

Owner, Ellevate

Sally Krawcheck ended her tenure as one of the most powerful people on Wall Street when she stepped down as the president of the Global Wealth & Investment Management division of Bank of America in 2011. After a year and a half sabbatical, she announced her next step: Using her network and influence to help women succeed in business. In 2013, she bought 85 Broads, a 30,000-strong global professional woman's network that represents 130 countries with more than 40 regional chapters and campus clubs. In 2014, 85 Broads was rebranded as Ellevate.

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Creativity is not sitting in a room by yourself thinking big thoughts. Creativity is exchanging ideas, clashing ideas, bringing ideas together, and helping to funnel them.