It's International Women's Day, a day the entire world has earmarked to celebrate the achievements of women across all disciplines: social, economic, cultural, political, and everything in between. Keeping with this year's theme of #PressForProgress, which aims to close the gender pay gap, we asked some of the most successful people we know about the life-changing advice they received from female mentors. According to a 2017 report generated by the World Economic Forum on the gender pay gap, we're more than 200 years away from true equality. Following the #TimesUp and #MeToo movements, modern women are not only empowering one another—they are empowering the world.
Here is a "behind the curtain" peek at the sage advice female mentors have shared to support and inspire the most well-respected voices in wellness to become their best selves: