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Michelle Danya

A business-owner remembers her path to launching her own company

Michelle Danya Entrepreneur
Lotte Davis
Community Perspective

After successfully launching her own business, Lotte leans in by building schools for girls in Africa.

Lotte Davis CEO & Co-Founder of AG Hair
Kimberly Jung

A veteran returns to Afghanistan to empower local farmers.

Kimberly Jung CEO & Co-Founder of Rumi Spice
Sarah Hughes
Taking Risks

An Olympic figure skater determines her next move: law school.

Sarah Hughes Olympic Figure Skater & Law Student
1st. Lt. Emily Núñez Cavness
Women in Leadership

A 1st Lt. in the U.S. Army leans in to leadership.

1st. Lt. Emily Núñez Cavness 1st Lt., U.S. Army
Camelia Entekhabi-Fard
Speaking Out

A writer pursues a career in journalism at great risk.

Camelia Entekhabi-Fard Journalist
Sonya Shadan

A woman becomes an advocate through music.

Sonya Shadan Lessons for Life
Michelle Gloeckler

A leader at Walmart on the importance of mentorship.

Michelle Gloeckler WalMart
Jackie Sturm
Partner Stories

A woman encourages others to follow their passions.

Jackie Sturm VP Global Supply Management, Intel
Ginny Gilder

An Olympian overcomes doubt -- from herself and others.

Ginny Gilder Two-time Olympian
ifeoma Ebinumoliseh
Starting Out

A woman fights for her education in Nigeria.

ifeoma Ebinumoliseh University of KwaZulu-Natal
Thisuri Wanniarachchi
Speaking Out

A writer reflects on growing up during the Sri Lankan civil war, and how it changed a generation of children.

Thisuri Wanniarachchi Bennington College

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