Perseverance

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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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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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Lauren Ruotolo

Lauren Ruotolo/Perseverance

Director, Entertainment Promotions, Hearst Magazines

A: My life began with setbacks beginning at 9 months old when I was diagnosed with precocious puberty and then at 2 years old with a bone disease called MCCune Albrights ...

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Sheila Kelley

Sheila Kelley/Perseverance

Founder & CEO, Sheila Kelley S Factor

A: You're talking to the woman who founded pole dance fitness! I most certainly did. That little eviction warning I found attached to my front door when I was teaching S ...

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Rachel Lloyd

Rachel Lloyd/Perseverance

Founder & Executive Director, GEMS: Girls Educational & Mentoring Services

A: When I first started GEMS, everyone literally told me I was crazy. There were so many obstacles in the beginning and it just seemed like a really foolish idea for ...

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LOREN RIDINGER

Loren Ridinger/Perseverance

Senior Vice President, Market America & Shop.com

A: Yes, my mom passed away when I was only 22, and my daughter Amber was just a newborn. My family and I didn’t have much money and I became responsible ...

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