There are plenty of successful Italian women entrepreneurs. The latest study by SEMrush, a SaaS platform for online visibility management, revealed which of them are the 10 most searched for on the web by their fellow citizens. Here is the ranking:
Chiara Ferragni – The most famous Italian digital entrepreneur, through her The Blond Salad blog she influences the fashion world, she also created her own brand. She is one of the most powerful women on the web.
Paola Zukar – The silver medal goes to ‘The rap lady’, as she is known, she is the major manager in the Italian rap music sector, which she explained in her book ‘RAP – Una storia italiana’ (RAP – An Italian story).
Elisa Maino – On the lowest step of the podium, the youngest woman of the ranking. At only 16 years of age, she boasts 2.3 million followers on Musical.ly, where she is one of the top 10 Musers in the world, and she is a famous YouTuber.
Sonia Peronaci – Italian cook, blogger, and writer, she is the founder of the cooking website Giallo Zafferano, which receives an average of 65.4 million visits per month mostly from Italian, American, British, and French food lovers.
Miuccia Prada – Included in 2018 Forbes’ list of billionaires with an estimated patrimony of 2.7 billion USD, she is one of the wealthiest women in Italy and, undoubtedly, one of the best known in the world representing the Made in Italy in the world of fashion.
Sofia Viscardi – This 20-years-old YouTuber is followed by 750,000 viewers, but she also has a blog and she published her first novel in 2016. The book, titled ‘Succede’ (It happens) sold more than 100,000 copies.
Fabiola Gianotti – Internationally renowned physics currently CERN general director. Gianotti is a member of the advisory board for Physics at the Fermilab in New York and of the one of Physical Sciences at the Accademia dei Lincei in Rome.
Emma Marcegaglia – President of Eni, throughout the world she is one of the best known Italian businesswomen. She has also been president of Confindustria from 2008 to 2012 and president of the LUISS Guido Carli University from 2010 to 2016.
Marina Salamon – Founder of the Altana company. In 1992, she acquired Doxa, one of the main Italian companies specialized in surveys, of which he has been president since 2012.
Ornella Barra – She is a Monegasque businesswoman of Italian origin. Qualified pharmacist, she is the co-chief operating officer of Walgreens Boots Alliance.
Ilona Catani Scarlett