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In one way or another we’re all power moms, right? Whether we spend the day in an office, a classroom or on the playground, the fact that we’re able to juggle so many schedules and responsibilities, while still managing to bandage scraped knees and cure sore throats is awesome.

We’ve all come across moms from different walks of life who we totally admire. These women are leaders in their community, working to engender change, all while wearing the mom hat in style. From best selling authors and CEO’s to radio DJ’s and baby sign language teachers, these moms downright impress us. Read on to discover our power mom picks in each of our local markets and then let us know who else we should add to our list.

Chicago

There are many reasons we love Chicago, but the city’s wealth of awesome moms and their equally awesome pint-sized fans is one of its greatest features. From an event planner adored by Oprah to a pastry chef that competed on Top Chef: Just Desserts, they inspire us both personally and professionally. Check out the full list by clicking here.

Los Angeles

Any mom who battles the perpetual congestion with kiddos in the back seat is a power mom on our list. We’ve rounded up a colorful list of our favorite L.A. power moms: a go-to mom specializing in family issues, artists, a celebrity, entrepreneurs and philanthropists.  The best of the best of power moms that make L.A. a fabulous place for women and their families. Click here to discover our fave 16 power moms in L.A.

New York

New York has always been known as a city of movers and shakers, but many of Manhattan’s most influential leaders are moms. From a Creative Director to design and style-savvy mamas, New York City is full of amazing power moms. Check out our list for the full run down of who we admire.

Portland

Portland may be known for its rainy season, but the city is chock full of down to earth women who are taking the city by storm.  Join us in throwing up the confetti in honor of these mamas who are pushing the envelope, bringing their brainstorms to life in one hand and raising families in the other. Check out our full list of cool Portland power moms by clicking here. 

San Francisco

We don’t have to tell you about the Bay Area’s wealth of tech companies, start ups, and venture capitalist firms (many of which are dominated by men). However, what may surprise you is the abundance of women leaders in the community from entrepreneurs to editors, and everything in between. We love that these power moms are giving their male counterparts a run for their money. Take a look at our full list of the Bay Area’s most influential power mamas.

Seattle

As parents, we look to our peers for ideas and motivation, and Seattle couldn’t have a better set of mama leaders to look to for inspiration. Every day rain or shine moms are leading the way in business, media, non-profits and more. Read on for our list of Seattle Power Moms and be ready to get inspired.

SoCal

If your idea of SoCal moms is women laying on the beach soaking up the California sun then think again. SoCal is brimming with moms who seem to have a enviable superpower to get it done at work and at home, while continuing to remain trailblazers in their community. Give up for the SoCal moms and check out our list of the 9 coolest power moms in the San Diego/Orange County region.