Perseverance

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Tereza Nemessanyi

Tereza Nemessanyi/Perseverance

Founder & CEO, Honestly Now

A: Right after I had my first child and lost my parents, it was clear that I needed to re-enter the workforce. I started doing consulting, which was fine, but not ...

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Somaly Mam

Somaly Mam/Perseverance

Founder, Somaly Mam Foundation

A: Victims. I am so happy that they can go to school and some of my little survivors are able to enjoy their childhood life. Example, Sreymach, she has been raped ...

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Diana Propper de Callejon/Perseverance

General Partner, Expansion Capital Partners

A: I used to run my own strategy consulting and private equity advisory business. Our team wanted to get out of the advisory business and rather invest in companies, so we ...

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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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Susanna Harwood Rubin

Susanna Harwood Rubin/Perseverance

Visual Artist, Writer & Certified Yoga Teacher, Susanna Harwood Rubin

A: I cannot think of one huge specific incident, only a collection of smaller ones. I know, however, that my ability to go for what I want and to fight for ...

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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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