by Melissa Stewart
Yesterday I saw a tweet from @JenniferDonogh for a post on Young Female Entrepreneurs linking to an article 20+ Movies for Female Entrepreneurs. I LOVED this list!! After reading (and sharing), I had to add a few more.
Here are my additions to 20+ Movies for Female Entrepreneurs (in no particular order):
It’s Complicated (2009) — Meryl Streep runs a bakery.
Steel Magnolias (1989) — Dolly Parton runs a beauty parlor.
The Color Purple (1985) — Whoopi Goldberg starts a clothing shop.
Fried Green Tomatoes (1991) — Mary Stuart Masterson and Mary-Louise Parker run a café.
Mystic Pizza (1988) — Conchata Ferrel owns a pizza parlor.
The Secret Life of Bees (2008) — The Boatwright sisters run a bee farm.
Out of Africa (1985) — Meryl Streep owns a plantation.
Don’t Tell Mom the Babysitter’s Dead (1991) – Christina Applegate fakes a resume to get a job in the fashion industry, but proves capable & lucky enough to succeed.
The Help (2011) Emma Stone is an aspiring author who stands up for what she believes in.
Places in the Heart (1984) — Sally Field runs her family cotton farm.
What movies would you add?
Melissa Stewart is the founder of SheOwnsIt.com. She is a Purveyor of Possibility, Entrepreneur Advocate and Coffee Addict. She believes that behind every successful woman is her story. What’s your story?