Perseverance

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Albertina (Mama) Zuma

Albertina (Mama) Zuma/Perseverance

Community Leader, Zimele Community

A: Living through the apartheid years, we were forced to move out of our homes and relocate to the rural communities. We faced oppositions that went against our dreams and livelihood. ...

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Mia Bauer

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Founder & Former Chief Creative Officer, Crumbs Bakeshop

A: Most everyone close to me thought I was nuts. I had a law degree and a prestigious job and I gave it all up. People thought I was giving up. ...

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Mimi Duvall

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Life Coach & Designer, Dreams Will Come

A: My husband is my rock. He believes in me unconditionally. When we met, I was 24 and embarrassed to call myself an artist. I could barely tell people at parties ...

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Janet Hanson

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Founder & CEO, 85 Broads Unlimited LLC

A: I was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2002.  It spun my life around. My kids were my rocks then, they are now and always will be.

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Marie Forleo

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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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Nancy Aossey

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President & CEO, International Medical Corps

A: I am constantly inspired by the people we serve: the mother in Afghanistan, the midwife whom we trained in South Sudan. I have worked with women who have faced unfathomable obstacles ...

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