Well known and loved professional poker player Jennifer Harman has been noted as one of the most influential women impacting the world in 2018. She is the Nevada selection and joins a list of very powerful women. These women include Oprah Winfrey, Beyonce, Chelsea Clinton, Sheryl Sandberg, Sally Yates, Bette Middler and more.
Professional Poker Player Jennifer Harman is on a list which includes women driving change and innovation as world leaders and business tycoons to inspiring creativity and exploration as astronauts and award-winning artists. These amazing women around the world make it their job to shake things up and push the boundaries of possibility every day.
The business.org team spent weeks identifying some of the most accomplished women born in each US state then rounded out the report by finding amazing women in Africa, Australia, Asia, Europe, and North and South America as well. Poker players around the world will no doubt be beyond proud of Harmans’ accomplishment. “We were absolutely blown away at how powerful these women are,” the organization said. “There’s something to be said about how a person’s birthplace affects who they ultimately become.
Living in Las Vegas Nevada has most definitely impacted the influence and strength of Professional Poker Player Jennifer Harman. Its not surprising she has made the list.
Here are your top 70 Most Influential Women List US, state by state. A big congrats to Jennifer Harman from Women’s Poker World!
Alabama: Mia Hamm, women’s soccer player, two-time Olympic gold medalist;
Alaska: Irene Bedard, actress and Golden Globes winner;
Arizona: Gabrielle Giffords, former U.S. House representative and gun control activist;
Arkansas: Chelsea Clinton, vice chair of the Clinton Foundation;
California: Jessica Alba, actress and founder of the Honest Company;
Colorado: Melissa Benoist, singer and actress;
Connecticut: Glenn Close, award-winning actress;
Delaware: Nancy J. Currie, engineer, United States Army officer, and NASA astronaut;
District of Columbia: Sheryl Sandberg, COO of Facebook and founder of Leanin.org;
Florida: Sara Blakely, founder of Spanx;
Georgia: Sally Yates, former U.S. deputy attorney general;
Hawaii: Bette Midler, award-winning singer, actress and film producer;
Idaho: Lisa Davis, chair and CEO of Siemens;
Illinois: Ginni Rometty, chairwoman, president and CEO of IBM;
Indiana: Angela Ahrendts, senior vice president at Apple and the former CEO of Burberry;
Iowa: Peggy Whitson, biochemistry researcher, NASA astronaut, and former NASA chief astronaut;
Kansas: Marillyn A. Hewson, chairwoman, president and CEO of Lockheed Martin;
Kentucky: Jennifer Lawrence, Oscar Award-winning actress;
Louisiana: Ellen DeGeneres, comedian, television host, actress, writer, producer, and LGBT activist;
Maine: Anna Kendrick, actress and singer;
Maryland: Adena Friedman, CEO of Nasdaq;
Massachusetts: Geena Davis, Academy Award-winning actress, Olympic archer, and founder of the Geena Davis Institute on Gender in Media;
Michigan: Mary Barra, chairwoman and CEO of General Motors Co.;
Minnesota: Lindsey Vonn, Olympic gold medal skier and four-time World Cup winner;
Mississippi: Oprah Winfrey, media proprietor, talk show host, actress, producer, and philanthropist;
Missouri: Sheryl Crow, Grammy Award-winning singer and songwriter;
Montana: Barbara Ehrenreich, award-winning writer and journalist;
Nebraska: Deanna Mulligan, president and CEO of The Guardian Life Insurance Company of America;
Nevada: Jennifer Harman, professional poker player. Professional Poker Player Jennifer Harman is a two-time winner of a World Series of Poker bracelet;
New Hampshire: Sarah Silverman, award-winning comedian, actress, writer, and producer;
New Jersey: Martha Stewart, founder of Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia;
New Mexico: Holly Holm, mixed martial artist and the first person, male or female, to win both boxing and MMA championships;
New York: Meg Whitman, who has worked for the Walt Disney Company, Ebay, Dreamworks, Procter & Gamble, and Hewlett-Packard;
North Carolina: Julianne Moore, award-winning actress;
North Dakota: Jocelyne Lamoureux, Olympic gold medal hockey player;
Ohio: Lynn Good, president and CEO of the Fortune 500 company Duke Energy;
Oklahoma: Donna Nelson, a chemist who served as a science advisor on AMC’s hit television show “Breaking Bad” and 2016 president of the American Chemical Society;
Oregon: Sarah Mensah, vice president of the Nike Jordan Brand and former chief operating officer of the Portland Trailblazers;
Pennsylvania: Tory Burch, chairwoman, CEO and designer of fashion label Tory Burch LLC and founder of the Tory Burch Foundation, which supports women in America with small business loans and entrepreneurial advice;
Rhode Island: Ellen Slattery, owner of Gracie’s, one of the founding restaurants of the Providence foodie scene, and Ellie’s Bakery;
South Carolina: Renee Hembree, founder and executive director of the nonprofit Teen Angels;
South Dakota: Kristi Noem, who has served as South Dakota’s lone member of the U.S. House of Representatives since 2011;
Tennessee: Amy Hood, executive vice president and chief financial officer of Microsoft;
Texas: Beyonce, singer/songwriter and businesswoman;
Utah: Whitney Wolf, founder and CEO of Bumble;
Vermont: Trudy Trombley, owner of “The Boutique” and general manager of Stowe Mercantile;
Virginia: Katie Couric, former co-anchor of NBC’s “Today” and the first solo female anchor of the CBS Evening News;
Washington: Bonnie J. Dunbar, retired NASA astronaut, president and CEO of the Seattle Museum of Space and a professor at Texas A&M;
West Virginia: Katherine Johnson, one of NASA’s “human computers” who calculated the trajectories, launch windows, and emergency back-up return paths for early space flights;
Wisconsin: Marissa Mayer, former president and CEO of Yahoo!; and
Wyoming: Carol B. Tomé, CFO of The Home Depot since 2001 and executive vice president of corporate services in 2017.
Professional Poker Player Jennifer Harman can be commended for again putting the game of poker on the map. With such an amazing heart and mind, this woman poker player continues to do the poker community proud and its now safe to say, the world as a whole!
Original article, information and selection by business.org – https://www.business.org/business/startup/most-inspirational-women-leaders/