Victoria Woodhull (1838 - 1927). She was quite a lady ... the first woman to run for President of the United States (1872); first woman to start a weekly newspaper, first woman along with her sister to operate a brokerage firm in Wall Street (where she made a fortune). She fought for women's rights, against corruption and for labor reforms. The reforms and ideals espoused by her for the common working class against the corrupt rich business elite were extremely controversial in her time.
For Laurie Itkin, 46, founder of The Options Lady, who made her first million before the age of 40, watching her mother having to rely on men for financial support was her motivation. In fact, ItkinNo. 1 goal. “I have no desire to be rich. I just have a desire to be financially secure,” she says. #refinery29 http://www.refinery29.com/millionaire-career-advice#slide-1