Embracing & Pursuing CHANGE
“If we did all the things we are capable of, we would literally astound ourselves.”
– Thomas Edison
When it comes to the pursuit of happiness, it’s never too late to make a change in our personal or professional lives. In fact, don’t think of it as a big change, but instead as the next stage of our journey. There is no “other” life we should be living… where we are at this very moment IS our path, but it’s what we decide to do with our next stages that can lead to astounding possibilities and outcomes.
Take it from these NEW interviewees who went from interning on presidential campaigns to running for public office, waitressing to marketing global causes, and owning wine bars to investing in women-owned businesses… it’s never too late to pursue something new.
Political Entrepreneur & Founder, Girls Who Code
With a heart for public service, Reshma didn’t hesitate to use her office to spearhead projects that would ignite New York City to create economic growth, improve education and support a better quality of life. Reshma combined her passion for leadership and the importance of technology to get young New Yorkers involved in building their future through Girls Who Code.
“My vision is to change the world. I’m not exaggerating when I say that.” Read More…
Senior Vice President & Director of Global Marketing, Fenton
Recently appointed as a Vital Voices global corporate ambassador, Susan shows what it takes to go from waitress to world-changer, and take every role as an opportunity to become a better person. Through each career transition, Susan has harnessed a sense of fearlessness that she now channels into supporting girls and women to be the best versions of themselves.
“I’ve realized over the years how much I value a career that enables me to create social change. I feel lucky that my professional life is dedicated to helping amazing companies and organizations make the world a better place.” Read More…
Angel Investor & CEO, Dhoonya Dance
From New York to London to Bombay and back again, Anu learned what they don’t teach you in business school. Does it make sense to resign from your job when your company is most successful? When her values were being compromised, Anu exited a company after a $16MM raise for the priceless decision to advise and invest in female entrepreneurs.
“The lesson I learned from this was to follow your gut and although the decision may be difficult, there will be a path that emerges from this.” Read More…