"Female entrepreneurs are critical to building a stronger economy and a healthier global society. They will spend more of the money they've earned on their families and education, and they are a force for good in society, whether it is in the U.S. or around the world."
- Penny Pritzker has been serving in Washington as the United States Secretary of Commerce since 2013. She is, however, probably best known as one of America's leading women entrepreneurs, a Chicago billionaire who's founded five companies that have created thousands of jobs. These include PSP Capital Partners and Pritzker Realty Group. She is also heir to the Hyatt Hotel fortune.