Mellody Hobson at TED2014. The Next Chapter, Session 10 - Passion, March 17-21, 2014, Vancouver Convention Center, Vancouver, Canada. Photo: James Duncan Davidson
To describe Mellody Hobson as anything less than extraordinary would be a grave injustice. The Chicagoan businesswoman seems to enchant everyone she meets with her eloquence and breathtaking personality. Through her hard work and grace she has managed secure her spot within many prominent business empires and become one of the only two black women who chair a publically traded company; all while remaining grounded and unbelievably humble.