Winfrey, Hillary Clinton, Barbara Lazaroff, Condoleezza Rice, Maya Angelou.
What do all these women have in common? Well, besides being groundbreakers and extraordinarily accomplished, they are all modern day Renaissance Women. They have all made marks in a number of fields, not just the ones for which they are best known.
If you think about it, it is no surprise there are so many modern Renaissance Women. Women are naturally inclined toward a Renaissance personality. Whether by virtue of brain chemistry (there is greater communication between the right and left hemispheres in women’s brains) or by the realities of their gender (they must often balance multiple skill sets as career women, mothers, home managers, caretakers, etc) they are already accustomed to keeping a multitude of balls in the air.