- These six businesswomen control assets of over $87 billion between them
- Fire up your 2016 career goals with their tips from the top
'The Silk Road: Past, Present, Future' travels east to west along this ancient trade route, exploring how traditional culture, arts, and trade have developed in the 21st century.
(CNN)We've all got ambitions for 2016, but sometimes we just need a little help in realizing them. As part of our journey through the Middle East, The Silk Road team spoke to six of the region's most influential businesswomen for their tips on getting to the top. With 474 brands, 34,000 employees and over $87 billion in managed assets between them, these are women you'll want to listen to.