Mentoring

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Kelly Hoey

Kelly Hoey/Mentoring

Co-founder, Women Innovate Mobile (WIM) Accelerator

A: I’d tell my 13 year old self to shed the “obedient child” mantle and be a little more adventuresome, to take a few more risks and not to worry, there ...

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Echoing Green; Cheryl

Cheryl Dorsey/Mentoring

President, Echoing Green

A: I have been blessed to have an extraordinary mentor—Dr. Nancy E. Oriol, Dean of Students at Harvard Medical School. Together we co-founded a nonprofit organization, The Family Van that provides ...

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Chrissy Crawford/Mentoring

Founder and CEO, ArtStar, Little Collector by ArtStar

A: Stay away from the ‘90’s fashion trends, they will not photograph well and you will regret the Doc Martin/shorts combo.

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Jill Zarin/Mentoring

President, Jill Zarin Enterprises

A: Jeff Kantor, the current President of Macys.com was my first boss out of college. He has always been there to guide me at every step of my career.

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Elizabeth Gore

Elizabeth Gore/Mentoring

Resident Entrepreneur, UN Foundation

A: My 88 year-old grandma, Opal Thompson, is my greatest mentor. She has rarely ever left her small town in Texas, but has infinite wisdom on what is right/wrong – how ...

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Jennifer Hyman

Jennifer Hyman/Mentoring

CEO & Co-founder, Rent the Runway

A: I would like to think that I informally mentor all of my employees who are open to it. I have learned over the years the importance of a mentor and ...

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