Barbara Walters's Wisest Words for Success

Change the game.

When Barbara Walters started her career, television news was a man's game. Throughout her decades long career she helped bring women's issues to the forefront of television and became the first female co-anchor of any network evening news. The list of people she has interviewed—including Monica Lewinsky, Michael Jackson, Fidel Castro and Katharine Hepburn, to name a few—is stacked with some of the biggest names of the past half century.

Inspiring Women Quotes

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Inspiring Women Quotes

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Inspiring Women Quotes

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Inspiring Women Quotes

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Inspiring Women Quotes

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Inspiring Women Quotes

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Inspiring Women Quotes

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Diana Pearl
Diana Pearl

Diana is a producer at ELLE.com. She previously wrote for MarieClaire.com. Diana is a Syracuse grad and a Chicago native, and therefore a pro at dealing with cold weather. She's also an Anglophile, which means she love all things British—especially Downton Abbey, London, and Will and Kate (and Prince George!)