Up the ante – this is probably the best mantra that these powerful moms apply in their lives as career women. If raising a kid alone is full of challenges, how much more when you include stepping up your game in different worlds including your amazing job?
Check these influential moms who are nothing short of being super mom to their children as well as to their hearts’ calling.
The longest serving First Lady of America, Eleanor Roosevelt was more than a wife and a partner to her husband President Franklin Roosevelt. This mother of six was also a dedicated humanitarian who redefined the role of First Lady. She was an active columnist who fought for roles of women and refugees. Following her husband’s death, she remained passionate in her political projects.
Definitely one of Hollywood’s biggest names, Angelina Jolie is a goddess of her own. With a gorgeous face and acting talent, this award-winning actress is also a mother of six adorable children. More so, her humanitarian works are beyond touching. As an incumbent Special Envoy for United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, Jolie has been traveling to different countries to address the problems of refugees. She is beauty, talent and heart combined.
The best actress of her generation, Meryl Streep’s versatility in acting earned her numerous awards and record-breaking 21 Academy and 31 Golden Globe nominations. This mom of four is iconic and is one of the most-respected actresses in Hollywood. Her roles in movies such as The Deer Hunter, The Devil Wears Prada and Mama Mia! proved that she is a natural talent to reckon with.
Prior to giving birth to her twins with husband George Clooney, Amal Clooney already earned a name for herself. The Lebanese-British barrister specializes in human rights and international law. With clients like WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange and former prime minister of Ukraine, Yulia Tymoshenko, Amal embodies the strength, wit and confidence of a powerful woman.
With 22 Grammy Awards and 24 MTV Video Music Awards under her belt, Queen Bey is indeed dominating the music industry. The Crazy in Love hit singer is also a doting mom of three and a dedicated wife of Jay-Z. More than these powerful roles, Beyonce is also active in helping others who are in need. Following the devastating hurricane Katrina in 2005, this talented artist founded the Survivor Foundation to provide housing for victims.