Perseverance

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Katharine L’Heureux/Perseverance

Founder & CEO, Kahina Giving Beauty

A: I would have to say my daughter. Now 17 years old, she has suffered through some serious medical problems in the past two years which has caused her to miss ...

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Jennifer Siebel Newsom/Perseverance

Founder and CEO, MissRepresentation

A: I made this film despite early naysayers. Friends and family questioned the film concept.  Long time feminists and women’s rights supporters were skeptical. Many said Miss Representation had been done ...

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Amy Abrams/Perseverance

Co-founder, In Good Company

A: My family and my friends are my source of strength and support. My kids are a never-ending source of laughter, joy, love and fun. My husband and I have a ...

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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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Alyssa Rapp

Alyssa Rapp/Perseverance

Founder & CEO, Bottlenotes

A: There are too many to count. I sometimes feel like I face a new setback every day and am continually bouncing back. Life is a like a trampoline in my ...

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Caryl M Stern

Caryl M Stern/Perseverance

President & CEO, U.S. Fund for UNICEF

A: After an exhaustive argument with school administrators in which I claimed I was old enough, ready enough, and mature enough, I was allowed to graduate from high school at the ...

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