As a woman, a mom and an entrepreneur, I have dealt with my fair share of obstacles. Today we shine together and celebrate the success of women in the past and focus on our future. The future for our children, especially our daughters who we must raise to be powerful women who speak their minds, raise their concerns, create their dreams and make us proud. For it is these precious little souls that will face the obstacles we have faced time and again. But we must in-still in them confidence, courage and passion.