Created to spotlight the 50 Influential Women in the Charlotte region who are working within the business, government, education and non-profit fields. Thanks to everyone who made our event such a success. The 50 Most Influential Women event was created to recognize the important role women play in the greater Charlotte region, in the economy, and in society. The honorees represent the most influential women in business, government, education, and not-for-profit fields. They are selected by a panel of business leaders based on professional accomplishment and community involvement.