11 Bad*ss Women Who Are Thriving With ADHD
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is one of the most misunderstood and overlooked conditions in adult women. Deemed the "lost generation" by clinical psychologist Michelle Frank, 50 to 75 percent of adult women with ADHD have been left undiagnosed until adulthood and are three times less likely than males overall to receive a diagnosis, according to the Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry.
Among the estimated 14.3 million US adults living with ADHD, however, are many incredibly successful women who have either built careers around educating people about its common misconceptions or who simply serve as living proof of the vast scope of accomplishments possible with the condition.
Check out 11 boss*ss women who have achieved incredible success despite — and often because of — their ADHD.