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Ami Vora
Partner Stories

Determined to get hired, a woman flies cross-country to ask for a job that doesn't exist.

Ami Vora Product Manager
Debjani Ghosh
Taking Risks

An international executive is guided by the goal she set when she was just starting out.

Debjani Ghosh Managing Director
Rene Syler
Member Stories

An out-of-work TV anchor rebuilds her career—and herself.

Rene Syler TV Personality
Marquel Jackson-Davis
Overcoming Adversity

A nursing student recovers her childhood determination to put her career back on track.

Marquel Jackson-Davis Nursing Student
Heather Stieglitz Kupersztoch
Taking Risks

A young scientist draws strengths from family and mentors to blaze her own path.

Heather Stieglitz Kupersztoch Research Associate
Allana Harkin
Member Stories

A new mother navigates the trials and tribulations of a whole new world.

Allana Harkin Actor & Blogger
Selina Tobaccowala

Taking Risks

A proven entrepreneur makes two powerful decisions.

Selina Tobaccowala
 SVP, Product & Engineering
Sara Goldband
Taking Risks

A dedicated educator takes on seemingly impossible task of staffing a public school system.

Sara Goldband Director of Strategic Staffing
Zainab Salbi
Speaking Up

After learning of the atrocities of war, one woman resolves to make a difference.

Zainab Salbi Iraqi-American Writer
Jessica Dana
Member Stories

After winning a high-profile race, a young driver speeds to a new goal of helping a worthy cause.

Jessica Dana Racing Car Driver
Maria Klawe
Offers & Negotiations

A Canadian professor discovers her dream job in another country.

Maria Klawe Academic Leader
Rep. Anna Eshoo
Member Stories

A politician is convinced by women in her community to run for Congress.

Rep. Anna Eshoo Congresswoman

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