Oxford defines alpha male as:
A man tending to assume a dominant or domineering role in social or professional situations
It doesn't define alpha female at all.
alpha female isn't a standard term, (despite being widely used,) I'm looking for an alternative.
What is a good way to describe
A woman or a girl tending to assume a dominant or domineering role in social or professional situations
- should not have negative connotations (any more than
- preferably shouldn't be applicable to men.