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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Susan McPherson/Journey

Founder & CEO, McPherson Strategies

A: My first—and most important — job was working as a waitress. Truly. If you want to be a great waitress, you have to know how to talk to people and ...

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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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Jill Zarin/Journey

President, Jill Zarin Enterprises

A: I always knew what I wanted to do when I grew up. My first job was when I was 14 and I haven't really stopped working since then. I wanted ...

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Pamela

Pamela Ryckman/Journey

Author & Freelance Journalist, The Stiletto Network

A: In college I majored in Comparative Literature and writing was my first love, but I had no idea what I wanted to do with my life or how I would ...

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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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