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Jessica Foust, Director of Culinary Innovation for McDonald's

Jessica Foust, Director of Culinary Innovation for McDonald's

Jessica is the first-ever female chef for McDonald's and she's cleaning—or should we say greening?—house. The 32-year-old dietician is responsible for small changes to the menu aimed at making it more healthful, including the switch from iceberg lettuce to Tuscan red leaf and from margarine to real butter in the McMuffin. Thanks so her efforts, we can now pretend our post-wine McDonald's binge-fests have some health benefits. Hero.

10 Inspiring Women To Watch From LinkedIn’s List Of Top Professionals Under 35

We obviously love the entertainment and fashion spaces, and are as addicted as the next gal to the every move of the Gigi and Kendalls of the world. That said, it’s occasionally refreshing to see women working outside of these industries celebrated, which is why we so eagerly poured over the contents of LinkedIn’s newest “Top Professionals Under 35” ranking. Here, some of the most inspiring women featured on this latest list to help motivate your hustle as we head into hump day.