Perseverance

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Elizabeth Lesser

Elizabeth Lesser/Perseverance

Co-founder and Senior Advisor, Omega Institute

A: This is such an important question to me that I wrote an entire book about it. Broken Open: How Difficult Times Can Help Us Grow. In it I describe the ...

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Jennifer.Macaluso-Gilmore

Jennifer Macaluso Gilmore/Perseverance

Founder, Something Different for Women, LLC

A: When I was 26 I lost my mother, my best friend and my singing teacher of ten years who was like a second mother to me... all within four months ...

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Pamela

Pamela Ryckman/Perseverance

Author & Freelance Journalist, The Stiletto Network

A: I had to work really hard to break into journalism, and I had to start over with no ego. It’s not like the FT or New York Times called and ...

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Tory Burch/Perseverance

CEO & Designer, Tory Burch

A: A challenge I face every day is getting over the loss of my father. His sensibilities and his value system—empathy, kindness, compassion—are integrated into the DNA of the brand. It’s ...

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LindaDescano

Linda Descano/Perseverance

Managing Director & Head of Content and Social, Women & Co.

A: When I got to college I wanted to explore many careers/subjects, including geology, so I went to see the head of the geology department. He took one look at me ...

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Hibaaq Osman

Hibaaq Osman/Perseverance

Founder & CEO, Karama

A: Quite simply: women. I am continuously working with people who make my problems seem insignificant. I have a strong belief in and hope for tomorrow. For whatever reason, I do ...

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