Journey

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Elizabeth Scharpf/Journey

Founder & Chief Instigating Officer , Sustainable Health Enterprises

A: My professional journey began officially 13 years ago, but if I look back, I was on my way earlier by always putting myself in situations where I was learning a ...

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Yao Huang

Yao Huang/Journey

Managing Partner, The Hatchery

A: I received a Doctor of Pharmacy degree and started in the pharmaceutical industry. I felt there was more that I could do – more purpose, more things, faster paced, just ...

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Jennifer Yen

Jennifer Yen/Journey

Creator & CEO, pur~lisse beauty, LLC

A: I was a former actress and played an evil villainess on Power Rangers. Under all the heavy makeup and bright lights, my skin was a wreck and my confidence followed. ...

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Arlyn Davich

Arlyn Davich/Journey

Founder & CEO, PayPerks

A: A series of lucky accidents. Accident 1: I didn’t get the job I coveted at a big advertising agency straight out of college. Instead, I landed at a smaller PR firm ...

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Summer Rayne Oakes

Summer Rayne Oakes/Journey

Co-founder, Source4Style

A: I got on the bus, both literally and figuratively speaking. One day at college I decided that I wanted to connect my environmental work to a greater mainstream audience, and ...

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From Everyday Heroes- 50 Americans Changing the World One Nonprofit at a Time by Katrina Fried and Paul Mobley.  Photographs © 2012 Paul Mobley.  www.welcomebooks.com/everydayheroes

Nancy Lublin/Journey

CEO, DoSomething.org

A: In 1996, I was a full-time law student … and I was miserable. Out of the blue, I received a $5,000 inheritance from my great-grandfather. I hadn’t earned that money. ...

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