Many are who have defined the name "Entrepreneur" for women and each time they add a character that assures her capacity and assets to be successful. In general, what can be drawn from the different acceptances is that there are several notions related to the entrepreneurial concept which means in the end : -A woman starting a business. -An innovative woman. -An independent and responsible woman. -A woman who likes to take risks. What's her rhythm? - She works an average of 43 hours a week, 6 hours less than men. - She takes less time for lunch. 36% of women take less than 30 minutes for lunch. Only 3% of women say they have business lunches with clients or partners - They take shorter holidays (22.4 days per year) than men and are twice as likely as men to say they don't take time off at all! Why become a woman entrepreneur? -Change the misconception about women entrepreneurs and spread a lot of inspiring role models. -Freedom to adapt your schedule according to your needs. -obtain financial independence. Many women find themselves in a precarious situation and are dependent on the income of their partner. -Self-fulfilment: so rewarding to feel fulfilled and to do what you love for yourself. -Getting out of the metro-work-sleep routine: if there is one thing that is certain, as an entrepreneur, no two days are alike! -Create a business and a profession in your own image. -No longer having someone to answer to except yourself or your clients. -A willingness to take on challenges and responsibilities. There are no such thing as bad ideas, and each one has its place in the world of entrepreneurship, but it is important to do it well, to be supported, to get the right information beforehand and to be patient. 8 inspiring books for women who want to be enterprising: 1."BackPack Édition 2.2" by Maddyness and La Petite Étoile 2."Entrepreneuse, pourquoi pas vous ?" by Frédérique Clavel and Sophie Meurisse 3."Génération Startuppeuses ou la nouvelle ère" by Viviane de Beaufort 4."Atteindre l’excellence" by Robert Greene 5."Entreprendre féminin : mode d’emploi" by Marie-Claire Capobianco, Martine Liautaud and Géraldine Couget 6."Thrive : The Third Metric to Redefininf Sucess and Creating a Life of Well – Being, Wisdom, and Wonder » by Arianna Huffington 7."Lean In" by Sheryl Sandberg 8."Comment j’ai planté ma startup" by Yannick Robert Who are the most 8 famous female entrepreneurs in the world? 8. Sheryl Sandberg Sheryl Sandberg is an American technology executive, author and activist, currently the COO of Facebook. She’s also a board member for The Walt Disney Company, Women for Women International, Center for Global Development and V-Day. 7. Sara Blakely Blakely did not have that much money to invest when founding Spanx. It really is a true example of why she’s one of the most famous female entrepreneurs. Sara’s idea was rejected numerous times from potential investors and it took a great deal of hard work to get the company off the ground. In fact, during the initial marketing of the brand, it was compliments from Oprah Winfrey (featured above), that drove up awareness and sales of Sara’s products. Now with a net worth of $1 billion, Sara Blakely’s success story is worth a read. 6. Wang Laichun Wang Laichun is the chairman of Luxshare, a chinese electronics manufacturer that supplies Apple much of its parts. When first breaking the boundary of becoming a billionaire, she was stated as one of the world’s youngest self-made female billionaires. 5. Cher Wang Cher Wang is the co-founder of HTC, the famous mobile technology company. Having a net worth of 1.6 billion dollars, Cher has been featured on Forbes world’s billionaires list in 2010, 2011, and 2012. She was even been featured on their list of the world’s most powerful women in 2012. 4. Denise Coates With a £15 million loan from the Royal Bank of Scotland, Bet365 was up and running. Since then, it’s become one of the largest online gambling sites in the world. You can’t watch a football game in the UK without seeing a Bet365 advert. 3. Folorunsho Alakija Folorunsho’s first company was a tailoring company called Supreme Stitches, which she founded after having two previous jobs: one at Sijuade Enterprises in Nigeria, and the other at the First National Bank of Chicago. After Supreme Stitches started to become very successful a few years later down the line, Alakija looked into various other industries for investments, which in her case were the oil industry and the printing industry. Last year she was named as Forbes’ 96th most powerful woman in the world. 2. Oprah Winfrey Oprah is a multi-talented, successful actress, talk show host, producer, philanthropist. You name it. Her most successful and popular venture probably being ‘The Oprah Winfrey Show’, which was awarded for being one of the longest-running daytime talk shows ever to have aired, lasting a total of 25 seasons. 1. Gina Rinehart Rinehart is the chairman of Hancock Prospecting Group, a mining company which, to put things into perspective, produces 30 million tonnes of iron ore per year. As a conclusion, women's entrepreneurship concerns both the position of women in society and the role of entrepreneurship in that same society.