Perseverance

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Jennifer.Macaluso-Gilmore

Jennifer Macaluso Gilmore/Perseverance

Founder, Something Different for Women, LLC

A: When I was 26 I lost my mother, my best friend and my singing teacher of ten years who was like a second mother to me... all within four months ...

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Marie Forleo

Marie Forleo/Perseverance

CEO, Marie Forleo International Inc.

A: In my early twenties, I struggled because I had so many passions - business, marketing, spirituality, hip-hop dance, fitness and writing.  Every conventional business and career book I read advised ...

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Pamela

Pamela Ryckman/Perseverance

Author & Freelance Journalist, The Stiletto Network

A: I had to work really hard to break into journalism, and I had to start over with no ego. It’s not like the FT or New York Times called and ...

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LindaDescano

Linda Descano/Perseverance

Managing Director & Head of Content and Social, Women & Co.

A: When I got to college I wanted to explore many careers/subjects, including geology, so I went to see the head of the geology department. He took one look at me ...

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Rachel Lloyd

Rachel Lloyd/Perseverance

Founder & Executive Director, GEMS: Girls Educational & Mentoring Services

A: There have been lots of times where I’ve experienced real challenges and setbacks, both personally and professionally. It’s hard when you don’t even feel like getting out of bed to ...

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Tory Burch/Perseverance

CEO & Designer, Tory Burch

A: A challenge I face every day is getting over the loss of my father. His sensibilities and his value system—empathy, kindness, compassion—are integrated into the DNA of the brand. It’s ...

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