Networking

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DanielleCarrig

Danielle Carrig/Networking

Senior Vice President of Advocacy and Public Affairs, A+E Networks

A: In order for networking to be successful I believe it needs to be about getting to know people for who they are as opposed to what they do or what ...

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JennyFleiss

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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Janet Hanson

Janet Hanson/Networking

Founder & CEO, 85 Broads Unlimited LLC

A: Alexa von Tobel was one of 11 young women who interned at Milestone Capital in the summer of 2005.  We wanted to figure out in "our lab" why young women ...

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Jennifer Siebel Newsom

Jennifer Siebel Newsom/Networking

Founder and CEO, MissRepresentation

A: Don’t be afraid to introduce yourself. Celebrate other women and their achievements- there is room for us all. Be generous with your words and resources.  

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Elizabeth Harrison/Networking

Principal, Harrison & Shriftman

A: I am a huge believer in networking and I do it everywhere! (Sometimes to the chagrin of my friends and staff.) I have a three-card rule for when I go ...

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Siiri Morley/Networking

Founding Partner, Prosperity Candle

A: Be yourself, be generous with your time and connections, and don’t be impatient. Men and women tend to network differently. I find the female approach to networking to be more ...

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