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Tory Burch/Journey

CEO & Designer, Tory Burch

A: After graduating college I worked in public relations in the fashion industry. At one point I had been interested in re-launching a label called Jax that my mother had worn ...

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Lida Orzeck

Lida Orzeck/Journey

CEO, Hanky Panky Ltd.

A: I received my BA from Barnard College and a PhD from Columbia University in Social Psychology. I was in college when I met Gale Epstein who was working as a ...

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Julia Hartz

Julia Hartz/Journey

President & Co-founder, Eventbrite

A: I began my prior career straight out of college in the series development department at MTV West Coast. My group was responsible for “Jackass.” You’re welcome. After 5 years in a ...

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Diahann Billings-Burford

Diahann Billings-Burford/Journey

Chief Service Officer, NYC Service

A: My professional journey began with addressing a personal passion: equality of educational opportunity. Because I have benefited from a person who worked tirelessly to ensure educational opportunity for so many ...

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Iris Chen

Iris Chen/Journey

Executive Director, The Fund for Public Schools

A: It all started for me as a senior at Yale, when I was trying to figure out what to do next. I knew I wanted to go to law school ...

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Charlotte Beyer

Charlotte Beyer/Journey

Founder, Institute for Private Investors

A: Like many entrepreneurs, I began in a spare room (not the garage which was a mess!) in my house in the suburbs. After a twenty-year career on Wall Street working ...

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