In order to achieve its intended objectives the paper 1s divided into five parts. Part I is the introduction which lays the background for discussion. Part ii discusses the meaning of stress and stress response, characteristics and types of stress. Part III explores various causes of stress to women executives while Part IV narrates the effects of such stress. Part V discusses the potential strategies for managing stress while the conclusion summarizes the discussion and points the way forward for Women Executives in thriving with stress through the turbulent times and challenging organizational environments.