Networking

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Rachel P. Goldstein

Rachel Goldstein/Networking

President, Agent of Change

A: My staff and I joke about this kind of thing all the time: unleash Rachel at an event and who knows what can happen! I'm fortunate to meet interesting new ...

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Hibaaq Osman

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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Shauna Mei (AHAlife)

Shauna Mei/Networking

Founder & CEO, AHAlife

A: When I left Goldman Sachs after one year in order to keep working towards my ultimate goal of becoming an entrepreneur, I had already built up a vast network of ...

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Maureen Lippe

Maureen Lippe/Networking

Founder & CEO, Lippe Taylor

A: Being in the communications agency business, I should be aggressively networking, but honestly, I’m not spending enough time at this important task.  In the earlier stages of the business I ...

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Pamela

Pamela Ryckman/Networking

Author & Freelance Journalist, The Stiletto Network

A: The word “networking” often has negative connotations. People don’t want to be referred to as good networkers because it sounds cheesy and slick. Or they envision networking as walking into ...

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Kathryn Minshew

Kathryn Minshew/Networking

Co-Founder & CEO, The Daily Muse

A: One of the things we’ve done very well as co-founders has been to divide up our responsibilities. I’m the one who does sales, fundraising, and overall relationship management—and as a ...

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