Perseverance

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Paula Broadwell

Paula Broadwell/Perseverance

Author,Research Associate , Harvard University

A: I used to think I was invincible and could do it all, but having children helped me to realize my limits. I now believe a woman CAN do it all, ...

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Rosetta Stander/Perseverance

Executive Director, Zimele Community

A: In January 2011, two of my main donors postponed their donations because of the global economic crisis, and one new donor decided not to fund us at all. I first ...

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LisaPrice

Lisa Price/Perseverance

Founder, Carol's Daughter

A: My family. They are my light, my joy and my laughter and they make every bad day okay.

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ReshmaForbes

Reshma Saujani/Perseverance

Founder, Girls Who Code

A: In 2010 when I lost my Congressional race I felt this overwhelming sense of failure. I had given something my all and still come up short. I grieved for a ...

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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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Cheryl Callan/Perseverance

CMO, Weight Watchers International

A: I was let down in a major way by someone I trusted implicitly and who claimed to be my friend. This prompted me to leave advertising and move to a ...

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