Women empowerment and equal opportunity for them in career are a much-discussed topic for long. Though there are hopeful rays in some sectors, a vast majority of the sectors are still not grabbing any change from their conservative stand. There are also issues like unequal pay, no access for women to the boardroom, etc., are yet to be fully addressed. Though there are governmental and non-governmental organizations working to change the things from the grass root level, a majority of the women are not able to advance further due not encouraged or rightly guided.
However, there are a small number of women who are proved to be capable leaders with superb personality, and they are taking up the challenges in the corporate world by either leading the firms or starting their own ventures. One such example for powerful women is business is Susan McGalla, who worked with a number of business powerhouses in their senior leadership roles. She is considered to be an excellent role model for every woman, and she achieved everything through her hard work, innate skills, and a greater level of networking which is very crucial in the corporate world. McGalla is additionally credited with confidence, passion, and versatility and understands that only hard work and dedication can bring her on top of the ladder.
She thinks that it is an individual’s responsibility to find their potential and display the powerful character to become extraordinary to achieve what they are looking for. Susan was keen on understanding her greatness and skills and conceived that she only could make it displayed and go further in career and life. Apart from the promising corporate career, she is also an entrepreneur and investor which she thinks as an opportunity to showcase her mettle. Susan is the founder of a consultancy firm called P3 Executive Consulting, and she is the Director of Growth and Strategic Planning of The Pittsburgh Steelers, a well-known American football team based in Pittsburgh.
Susan also has greater expertise in retail and fashion industry with an end-to-end understanding of its finance, marketing, product merchandising, talent management, branding, etc. McGalla has more than three decades of experience in working various industries and firms. She started her career by working with Joseph Horne Company in the year 1986 and later joined with American Eagle Outfitters. Her hard work and ethics helped Susan to secure Presidency post and Chief Merchandising Officer of the firm. Then, she started working as a private consultant for retail industries and financial investments. McGalla appointed as the CEO of Wet Seal in 2011.