businesswoman businesswoman  /ˈbɪz nɪ ˌswʊ mən/

Definition(s):

  • (n) a female businessperson

Usage(s):

  1. A successful businesswoman and local leader, she was jailed by the Chinese authorities in 1999 on charges of betraying state secrets.
  2. The victims of these crimes, says the Kabul-based businesswoman, are the very people who are essential to Afghanistan's success.
  3. A millionaire former stockbroker and businesswoman, she looked, at first glance, like a Rockefeller Republican.

News

  1. Kelli Corbeil named Grand Marshal of Brattleboro July 4 parade

    BRATTLEBORO -- Local businesswoman Kelli Corbeil - daughter-in-law of the lead founder of Brattleboro's July 4 celebration - has been named grand marshal of the town's 40th annual Independence Day parade.
    on June 22, 2013     Source: Brattleboro Reformer

  2. Executive Businesswoman Launches “Evolve Women” in Conjunction with the Nashville Entrepreneur Center

    NASHVILLE, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nashville is now the home of Evolve Women—a company that will focus on entrepreneur start-ups, intrapreneurs, and businesswomen development programs. The company’s goal is to inspire, educate and provide resources to support the success of businesswomen, beginning with a focus throughout Nashville and Tennessee. Evolve Women is founded by local businesswoman ...
    on June 21, 2013     Source: Business Wire

  3. Businesswoman named to panel

    Hope businesswoman Jamie Pafford-Gresham has been appointed to the Arkansas Rural Development Commission by Arkansas Governor Mike Beebe.
    on June 19, 2013     Source: Hope Star

Quotes

  1. "The people of India have only seen a small part of me and I'd like to show them that there is more to me," said Goody. "I'm a mother of two, a businesswoman. I can't be all that bad."
    on Aug 19, 2008 By: Jade Goody Source: CTV.ca

  2. "We know this from history...... and that is precisely the proposal that Barack Obama is making," Fiorina said. "And that is why I say as a businesswoman, I hope Barack Obama continues to consult with experts because I think his understanding...
    on Jul 28, 2008 By: Carly Fiorina Source: AFP

  3. "We've got mounting debt in our country. I'm not a politician, but I am a businesswoman," McMahon told us in an exclusive interview at her Connecticut home. "I've created jobs here in Connecticut and [turned] a 13 person company [into one]...
    on Sep 16, 2009 By: Linda McMahon Source: Kansas City Star

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