Shari Arison, owner of Arison Investments was ranked No. 64 on Forbes World's Most Powerful Women 2012, the only Israeli on the list. It is the second year in a row that Forbes includes Shari Arison in this prestigious ranking. On this occasion, Forbes' Jenna Goudreau interviewed Shari Arison on what it meant to take over the family business and create her own business and philanthropic group.
Shari Arison discusses the unique perspective which shaped her Doing Good vision: "If we want to see a better world, we together have to create a better world," and describes Arison Investments' water efficiency company, Miya, as an example of a values-based business she established to effectively maximize the world's abundance of existing fresh water resources.
In this interview, Shari Arison also speaks of her global social initiative Good Deeds Day, an annual celebration of good that has grown internationally to include hundreds of thousands in some 50 countries.
Also, together with other Forbes contenders, Shari defines what power is to her