The Heroes Women Role Model List

The global Heroes Role Model Lists supported by YouTube showcase leaders who are breaking down barriers at work and smashing the ceiling for women within global business.

These inspirational leaders are paving the way when it comes to increasing representation and driving inclusion for others within the workplace.

Role Models featured in the Heroes Role Model Lists do not work professionally in DEI but represent the wide range of individuals who have made it their personal mission to make a difference.

Heroes Executives

leading by example and driving change to increase gender diversity in the workplace

Heroes Future Leaders

making a significant contribution to gender diversity at work


dedicated to creating more diverse and inclusive business environments

Take part in the 2025 Heroes Role Model Lists


Inspiring Words From Our Role Models

Lists like these are important as they inspire others to see what is possible and to broaden perspectives of what a leader looks like. We need to continue to break down barriers and highlight achievements of women in leadership positions for those coming behind us.

Jennifer R. JacksonPresident - Capital One Canada

It is an honour for individuals, and for companies, it will be a driving force to promote more valuable strategies and activities by recognising the importance of strategies and activities for building a D&I culture.

JiHye BaeHead of Credit Cards - Standard Chartered Bank Korea

Allies are critical in creating a more inclusive and equal world. I am deeply honored to be named to HERoes Women Advocates List 2020.

Howard UngerleiderPresident & Chief Financial Officer - Dow Inc.

Proud to be recognised in the HERoes 100 Women Future Leaders List 2020 amongst some amazing women all working to create a more diverse workplace and inspire our next generation of inclusive leaders.

Emily HansonMarketing Director - Finecast

I’m absolutely delighted to be included in the HERoes list alongside so many inspiring women. I know there will always be work to do but it is vital that we continue to boost the representation of women so that young women like my daughter can have the same opportunities as my sons.

Nicola MendelsohnVP, Facebook, EMEA

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