Perseverance

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Elizabeth Gore

Elizabeth Gore/Perseverance

Resident Entrepreneur, UN Foundation

A: I wanted to launch the Nothing But Nets campaign so badly. It was very difficult to get off of the ground for many reasons. I had to fight and work ...

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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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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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Rachel P. Goldstein

Rachel Goldstein/Perseverance

President, Agent of Change

A: In the summer of 2011, I was set to take my business to the next level of development. My dad fell ill and was in the hospital with 50-50 odds ...

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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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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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