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Alle Fister/Networking

Principal, Bollare Communications

A: 1. Do it and do it often. I have learned so much by meeting and listening to others. 2. Think of the other, no one learns anything by talking, listen and ...

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Hibaaq Osman/Networking

Founder & CEO, Karama

A: As Gaddafi stepped down, Karama partnered with dozens of Libyan women activists, academics, politicians, artists and community leaders to form a coalition called the Libyan Women’s Peace Platform (LWPP). The ...

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Jennifer Vaughan Maanavi

Jennifer Vaughan Maanavi/Networking

Co-Founder , Physique 57

A: Of course the majority of my time is spent focusing directly on the business, but I place tremendous value on my professional networks. I am a member of several well-established professional ...

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Jenny Fleiss/Networking

Co-founder, Rent the Runway

A: In the beginning stages of the concept we looked to designers and our relationships in the fashion industry to see if this was something that they would consider doing, support ...

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Chrissy Crawford/Networking

Founder and CEO, ArtStar, Little Collector by ArtStar

A: We love our partnerships! I have partnered with MoMA Design Stores, Sotheby’s, RxArt, Giggle and multiple art fairs. The key is to lay out all responsibilities ahead of time in ...

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Katharine L’Heureux/Networking

Founder & CEO, Kahina Giving Beauty

A: Kahina Giving Beauty crosses so many worlds, from the world of design, to helping women, and organic beauty. All of these communities are incredibly supportive of each other and I ...

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