Girls Who Run the World

Girls Who Run the World by Diana Kapp and Illustrated by Bijou Karman
Who runs the world? GIRLS. 

Beyonce confirmed this fact in her 2011 song and author Diana Kapp proves this again in her recent book, “31 CEOs Who Mean Business: Girls Who Run the World.” With colorful illustrations from Bijou Karman and insightful writing from Diana, the book introduces readers to 31 women changing the face of business. 

Girls Who Run the World by Diana Kapp and Illustrated by Bijou Karman
Jenn Hyman from Rent the Runway

With women from industries that include fashion, food, science, technology and companies like Stitch Fix, Spanx and Farmgirl Flowers, the profiles are presented in a relatable and insightful story format. Readers get to know more about these amazing women through a question and answer section, before diving into stories of starting up, floundering and find their way to success. 


Girls Who Run the World by Diana Kapp and Illustrated by Bijou Karman
Jane Chen from Embrace Innovations and Little Lotus 

Not only does the book offer inspiration through these 31 stories, it also serves as a business basics resource. Tips about business, success, character building and the industries are sprinkled throughout the book. In addition to the tips, key business terms are written in a bold font throughout the chapters to highlight their importance and can then be found with definitions in the glossary. 
Girls Who Run the World by Diana Kapp and Illustrated by Bijou Karman
Katrina Lake from Stitch Fix 

One of the other key offerings of the book is the “Ultimate Business Survival Kit” at the back of the book, where it explores 16 key must-know concepts to help all the future girlbosses get started. The kit even includes a sample business plan and sample financial statements through a deep dive profile of the business Yellowberry. 
Girls Who Run the World by Diana Kapp and Illustrated by Bijou Karman
Stephanie Lampkin from Blendoor

Whether you’re looking to start your own business or simply get inspired for what’s next in your career, this book is a fun must read.  

Images created by Bijou Karman

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