If I've gotta give you the name of one inspiring woman it would be Sister Georgie Blazer. She was a Sacred Heart nun. She was my teacher. She was my mentor.
She became my very good friend and advisor. She pushed me so very hard. She challenged me. She stimulated me. She comforted me. She passed away unfortunately last year, and and I miss her terribly. I think you've gotta learn your own voice. You've got to love yourself first. You've got to be honest with yourself first, before you can do anything else, but also on a very practical front, I'm gonna tell every young woman I don't care what field they're going to go into: pay attention to your finances. Balance your checkbook.
Pay your taxes. Live within your means, and be very aware of your finances.