Who is a Leader?• Someone who influences and impassions others to act• A person of strength and conviction• One who rules, guides and inspires others to buy into their ideas• No one better personifies this idea of modern, media appointed leadership better than Oprah Winfrey.
Oprah Winfrey is a Leader• Global Media Mogul• Chairman of her own Production Co.• Book critic and Magazine Publisher• Emmy Award winning talk show host• Academy Award nominated actress• Political activist• Motivational speaker• It is impossible to deny that she deserves to be classified as a leader
Achievements• Named miss Black Nashville and Miss Black Tennesse• Opened her own television studio, Harpo prod.inc• The Oprah Winfrey show went into national syndication• Black women on the Forbes billionaire list• Stood in place of top TIME Magzine of all 6 times
A Social Leader• Well known for being an Educational Leader• Established the Oprah Winfrey Foundation• Created The Oprah Winfrey Scholars Program• Created The Oprah Winfrey Leadership Academy Foundation• Establishment of the Oprah Winfrey Leadership Academy for Girls• Winfrey is a dedicated activist
A Business Leader• She has made a billion dollar business by connecting with her audience• Oprah’s revenue• She has never been afraid to branch out into new areas• Oprah’s loyal fan base enables her to be powerful and influential
“Live Your Best Life”• Looking back on Oprah’s life and career• She is considered one of the most influential figures of her generation• Her talent and genuine concern for the betterment of others transpired through the TV screen and enabled her to win over legions of followers• “Live your Best Life,” message has given her supporters the tools and motivation to follow her decree