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

(Image credit: Getty Images)

Inspiring Women Quotes

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Inspiring Women Quotes

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Diana Pearl
Diana Pearl

I'm an Associate Editor at the Business of Fashion, where I edit and write stories about the fashion and beauty industries. Previously, I was the brand editor at Adweek, where I was the lead editor for Adweek's brand and retail coverage. Before my switch to business journalism, I was a writer/reporter at PEOPLE.com, where I wrote news posts, galleries and articles for PEOPLE magazine's website. My work has been published on TheAtlantic.com, ELLE.com, MarieClaire.com, PEOPLE.com, GoodHousekeeping.com and in Every Day with Rachael Ray. It has been syndicated by Cosmopolitan.com, TIME.com, TravelandLeisure.com and GoodHousekeeping.com, among other publications. Previously, I've worked at VOGUE.com, ELLE.com, and MarieClaire.com.