Every “girl boss” needs motivation every now and then to keep pushing when things get tough. In this day and age, social media is essential in our everyday lives and who to follow is literally a tab on Instagram. If you’re like me, you like to see people on your feed that make you feel like you can conquer the world. In the spirit of girls helping girls, check out our list of 10 motivating girl bosses you need to follow on social media.
With over 400,000 followers on Instagram, if you love all things media, Karen Civil is the woman to follow. Civil is an author and manager for some of the hottest rappers in the game. If you ever need motivation to get up and start that brand you’ve been thinking about for quite a while, Civil’s page will motivate you to do it.
2. Ming Lee
Ming Lee is the Detroit native who started her multimillion-dollar beauty empire with only $500. Seems impossible right? But Lee has no problem sharing her story through countless media outlets including her YouTube channel. Her empire includes her widely known hair company Snob Life, which is now being expanded into a lifestyle brand.
3. Ms. Bling
Ms. Bling Miami is a designer, author and motivational speaker who uses her Instagram as a platform to motivate and unite young women entrepreneurs from all over the country. She built her unique brand from the ground up and along with being a mother she gives her followers a glimpse into the life of an entrepreneur with style.
You might know Rasheeda Frost from the reality show “Love & Hip Hop: Atlanta,” but she has so much more going for herself. As a mother, and CEO of her own clothing boutique and cosmetics line, I’d definitely recommend checking her page out for a daily dose of motivation.
5. Yandy Smith
Also known for her role on the New York edition of “Love & Hip Hop,” Yandy Smith is a manager, CEO and role model for many young women today. As an author and mother, despite the many hats she wears, she still has the time to motivate and inspire young women through social media.
6. Lee Kong
Lee Kong is a dance and fitness instructor whose life mission is to help and motivate women to eat better and live a happier life. Definitely, check her page out and give her a follow for all-around motivation.
Necole Kane is the creator of the popular blog formerly known as NecoleBitchie.com. Her personal page is filled with posts about fitness, entrepreneurship, girl power and traveling, the dream combination, right? With over 200,000 followers on her personal page, her posts will automatically make you want to head to your nearest gym. What’s so cool about Kane is her transparency and how she literally relaunched her brand and started over to better align her business with her personal values and goals, something every girl boss needs to keep in mind as their success grows.
MyLeik is the creator of Curl Box, which is an affordable way to receive monthly products for all you curly-haired women out there. She also has an awesome podcast and website with motivating items for purchase like journals and planners. Her page is clean and inviting with every post being high quality and some sort of message in just about every caption.
Kahlana Barfield Brown is an Instyle Magazine editor who uses her social media to not only show off her amazing fashion sense but to also prove that being a mom and girl boss can literally go hand in hand. Every post by Brown shows off amazing photography skills along with her fierce poses. If you haven’t checked out her page make sure you do so right away.
What’s one of your craziest truths? I flipped a 14/hr job into my dream business because I worked on my biz everyday at work, like everrryyy day lol. The queen of screen minimizing haaaa! You feel me?#TeamMultiTasker To be quite honest I thought I would have had a 9-5 to this day, but I’m a proud stay at home mom. I’m either pumping breastmilk, singing lullibies, designing a brand, coaching a client or working with my assistant. You probably couldn’t pay me to work a 9-5 again, but it’s come with it’s sacrifices. #WomanhoodOn100
Meagan Ashley Ward is the creator and CEO of Creatively Flawless, a company focused on helping women entrepreneurs flourish in business. What makes Ward so inspiring is how she started her company while still a college student and is now helping women all over the country make their dreams a reality.