Her accomplishments on the tennis court are unparalleled: 39 Grand Slam titles; 186 consecutive weeks ranked No. 1, which ties her for the longest; four Olympic gold medals; and more than $84 million in prize money, the most of any female athlete. But she’s also a powerhouse away from her sport. Recently she’s been tackling racial disparities in healthcare and tech, joining the board of SurveyMonkey and speaking up about childbirth-related complications.
Successful Black Women: Serena Williams