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Laura Dunn
Laura Dunn is a graduate of Cardiff University, completing a BA in Journalism and a MA in Political Communications.

She runs the successful blog, Political Style, which discusses politics, fashion and culture on a daily basis. The blog has been featured on The Huffington Post, Politico and The Daily Beast and has a strong global readership.

Laura interned in the US House of Representatives for Rep. Patrick J Kennedy (D:RI,) and has worked on general and local election campaigns.

She currently works for an Assembly Member at the National Assembly for Wales.

Entries by Laura Dunn

Women in Business Q&A: Meg Sheetz, President and COO of Medifast

(0) Comments | Posted April 18, 2014 | 8:10 AM

Margaret (Meg) Sheetz currently serves as President and COO of Medifast as well as CEO of Take Shape for Life, a division of Medifast - a position she has held since 2011. Prior to her role as CEO of Take Shape for Life, Ms. Sheetz served as Managing...

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Women in Business Q&A: Nikki Parker, Regional Director North America & Oceania at

(0) Comments | Posted April 17, 2014 | 8:44 AM

Nikki Parker is responsible for marketing and communications at across North America, Australia and New Zealand. Nikki leads a team of communications and marketing experts who work with business, partners and the media to grow Freelancer across these regions. Nikki is a company media spokesperson and represents...

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Women in Business Q&A: Michelle McComb, CFO at Datto Inc.

(0) Comments | Posted April 16, 2014 | 2:05 PM

Michelle McComb is the Chief Financial Officer for Datto, Inc., a global, award-winning vendor of backup, disaster recovery (BDR) and business continuity solutions based in Norwalk, CT. McComb oversees Datto's finance and human resources departments.

How has your life experience made you the leader you are today?

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Women in Business Q&A: Dr Marsha Firestone, Founder and President of the Women Presidents' Organization

(0) Comments | Posted April 15, 2014 | 8:31 AM

Dr. Marsha Firestone is the Founder and President of the Women Presidents' Organization (WPO), which began in 1997 as a peer advisory organization for women who own multi-million dollar businesses. She is also the Founder and President of the Women Presidents' Educational Organization, dedicated to increasing access to...

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Women in Business Q&A: Lisa Martin-Louro, Brand Experience Manager and Cultural Engineer, Dell

(0) Comments | Posted April 14, 2014 | 9:19 AM

Since joining Austin-based technology company DELL in 2007, Lisa Martin-Louro proves this every day as she hangs out with celebrities, travels extensively, and dreams up myriad ways to engage consumers. Previously at MTV, she now serves in a curiously titled role at Dell: Brand Experience Marketing Manager and Cultural Engineer...

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Women in Business Q&A: DeAnne Aguirre, Senior Partner at Strategy&

(0) Comments | Posted April 11, 2014 | 9:26 AM

DeAnne Aguirre is a senior partner with Strategy& based in San Francisco. She is the co leader of the global Katzenbach Center and an expert in culture, talent effectiveness, leadership, and change management. She advises senior executives globally on organizational topics.

How has your life experience made you...

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Women in Business Q&A: Kim Castellano, Founder of Fashion First Aid

(0) Comments | Posted April 10, 2014 | 11:07 AM

Kim Castellano is a fashion malfunction expert, entrepreneur and the Founder of Fashion First Aid (Solutions That Stick Inc.), a company with 40 clever products (and counting) to provide first aid for everyone's most embarrassing and annoying beauty and fashion dilemmas. For more than a decade, her products...

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Women in Business Q&A: Heather Pierce, Owner of Raya Hanon

(0) Comments | Posted April 9, 2014 | 2:23 PM

Raya Hanon LLC was born from the imagination of designer, Heather Pierce, who spent the majority of her life wandering from place to place. Eager to find adventure and an explorer at heart, she traveled across the world soaking up different languages, cultures, and the beautiful, traditional fashions of each...

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Women in Business Q&A: Natalie Ehrlich, Oxi Fresh Franchise Owner

(0) Comments | Posted April 7, 2014 | 10:06 AM

Natalie Ehrlich only had two years of college when her son was born, so when he was in elementary school, she went back to school and got her doctorate in health science. Believing education is the way out of poverty, Natalie went to Ethiopia in 2006 and worked with the...

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Women in Business: Q&A with Aimee Gilbreath, Executive Director of Found Animals

(0) Comments | Posted April 4, 2014 | 8:40 AM

Aimee Gilbreath is the Executive Director of Found Animals, a non-profit organization dedicated to animal welfare issues and reducing euthanasia in shelters.

In her role, Aimee is responsible for the development and launch of all major programs including the $75M Michelson Prize and Grants program, the innovative

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Women in Business: Q&A with Gina Bianchini, CEO and Co-Founder of Mightybell

(0) Comments | Posted April 3, 2014 | 10:14 AM

Gina Bianchini is an expert in creating smarter social networks online and in the real world. She is the founder and CEO of Mightybell where you can create your own social network with your purpose, your people and your content. Before Mightybell, Bianchini and Marc Andreessen co-founded

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Women in Business: Q&A with Marissa Sackler, Founder and President of Beespace

(0) Comments | Posted April 1, 2014 | 6:59 AM

Marissa's lifelong passion for nonprofits led to the formation of Beespace--a New York City-based nonprofit incubator providing early-phase organizations with the office space, mentorship and operational support needed to get off the ground and succeed. She is a founding sponsor and activist for charity:water and serves on the...

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Women in Business: Q&A with Kim Reed Perell, CEO of Adconion Direct

(0) Comments | Posted March 31, 2014 | 10:17 AM

Kim Reed Perell is a dynamic and highly successful Internet entrepreneur with more than a decade of experience serving as a CEO within the digital media and technology industry. She currently serves as CEO of Adconion Direct, a global leader in cross channel digital display, video, mobile, email...

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Women in Business: Q&A with Deborah DiSanzo, CEO of Philips Healthcare

(0) Comments | Posted March 28, 2014 | 1:39 PM

DiSanzo was appointed to her current position in May 2012, and has since led the Philips' Healthcare sector with invaluable leadership, business acumen and industry expertise.

Prior to her position as CEO of Philips Healthcare, DiSanzo held numerous leadership positions within Philips Healthcare and other Philips acquired legacy...

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Women in Business: Q&A with Selina Tobaccowala, President and CTO of SurveyMonkey

(0) Comments | Posted March 26, 2014 | 9:18 AM

Selina joined SurveyMonkey in October 2009. Previously Selina was Senior Vice President of Product and Technology at Ticketmaster's Europe division, where she managed the 200-person Product, Technology and Operations team. Prior to that, Selina was Vice President of Online Product and Technology at Entertainment Publications, where she led...

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Women in Business: Q&A with Stacy Costa, Founder of School Answers

(0) Comments | Posted March 24, 2014 | 1:57 PM

Stacy Costa is the founder of School Answers, an all-inclusive educational support facility that meets students where they're at and provides needs such as occupational therapy, GRE prep testing, AP tests and child IQ testing. She has more than 20 years' experience in the Monmouth-Ocean County school districts,...

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Women in Business: Q&A with Noemi Grupenmager, Founder of Uni K Wax

(0) Comments | Posted March 21, 2014 | 11:42 AM

In 1993, Noemi Grupenmager envisioned a specialized hair removal center that offered waxing for both men and women, which would raise industry and marketplace standards. Noemi imagined something new -- a center solely dedicated to waxing, with a welcoming atmosphere that offered clean, quick and professional services at affordable prices....

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Women in Business: Q&A with Alice Brooks and Bettina Chen, Founders of Roominate

(0) Comments | Posted March 20, 2014 | 12:21 PM

Alice Brooks and Bettina Chen are inspiring the next generation of women into STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math fields) by creating hands-on learning fun for 6+ year old girls. Their company, Roominate is an award-winning, educator-recommended line of wired building systems that inspires creative learning and empowers...

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Women in Business: Q&A with Rissy Sutherland, COO Honest-1 Auto Care

(0) Comments | Posted March 19, 2014 | 7:36 AM

Rissy brings a wealth of automotive industry experience to her role as Chief Operating Officer at Honest-1 Auto Care, a position she has held since April 2008. After learning the automotive industry from the inside out while working in her family's shop for 10 years and holding every...

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Women in Business: Q&A with Diana Hovey, CMO, Corner Bakery Cafe

(0) Comments | Posted March 18, 2014 | 9:37 AM

Diana joined the leadership team at Corner Bakery Cafe in 2006, taking an active role in shaping brand strategy for what she describes as the "ultimate neighborhood gathering spot". She makes it a priority to discover the needs and preferences of every neighborhood, offering a consistent experience and...

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