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Laura Dunn
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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.

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Women in Business Q&A: Stacey Boyd, Founder and CEO, Schoola

(0) Comments | Posted July 29, 2015 | 11:17 AM

Stacey Boyd is the Founder and CEO of Schoola. Schoola gives children opportunities at school to discover and fulfill their full potential by empowering parents to give clothes a second life. $2 of every $5 supports activities often most important to our children and first on the budget...

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A realtime journey: The Odyssey Project

(0) Comments | Posted July 28, 2015 | 10:39 AM

To mark its 80th anniversary, Sperry have embarked upon a special journey. Launched in March this year, the Odyssey Project has sent eighty ambassadors across the world to document their unique journeys. The ambassadors are identified as intrepids: modern day explorers fuelled by a celebration of discovery and...

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Women in Business Q&A: Kathryn Petralia, COO and Co-Founder, Kabbage, Inc.

(0) Comments | Posted July 23, 2015 | 6:52 AM

Kathryn has spent the past 20 years working with startups and established companies focused on credit, payments, technology and ecommerce. Kathryn and her co-founders started Kabbage in 2009, and they have provided more than $600 million to SMBs. Prior to Kabbage, Kathryn was with Revolution Money, an Internet-based...

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Women in Business Q&A: Kathy O'Brien, Vice President of Skin and Marketing Services, Unilever North America

(0) Comments | Posted July 21, 2015 | 10:58 AM

Kathy O'Brien is Vice President of Skin and Marketing Services Unilever North America. She is a member of the North American Leadership Team, where she is responsible for Shopper Marketing, Marketing Communications, Digital/e-Commerce and Marketing Capabilities. Her responsibilities also include AXE, Dove, Caress, Lever 2000, Suave, Simple, Vaseline,...

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Women in Business Q&A: Consuelo Vanderbilt Costin

(0) Comments | Posted July 16, 2015 | 10:55 AM

Dubbed the 'Rebel Heiress' by Prestige Magazine, Consuelo Vanderbilt Costin is an internationally recognized Billboard recording artist. A seventh generation descendant of railroad tycoon, Cornelius Vanderbilt, Costin is also a formidable entrepreneur in her own right. Aside from performing around the world and founding her own record label,...

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Women in Business Q&A: Jane Delworth, Managing Director, mono

(0) Comments | Posted July 13, 2015 | 5:21 AM

Jane brings an all-encompassing perspective to client accounts thanks to her globe-spanning 20 years of communications experience in both client and agency environments. She has been a driving force behind work for Target, Apple, Blue Cross Blue Shield, and Herman Miller as well as recent client acquisitions Sperry and The...

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Women in Business Q&A: Kelley Spoljaric, Co-Founder and Chief Marketing Officer, ComfortCam

(0) Comments | Posted July 10, 2015 | 3:22 AM

Kelley Spoljaric is Co-Founder and CMO of ComfortCam, a company that makes and sells a Wifi enabled camera and app that safely and securely allows you to see your child from anywhere in the world with your smartphone and tablet. She co-founded the company in 2013 with her...

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Mika Brzezinski: 'Do not say you are sorry'

(0) Comments | Posted July 8, 2015 | 9:13 AM

Mika Brzezinski is the co-host of MSNBC's Morning Joe and the author of three best-selling books. Her memoir All Things At Once became a New York Times best seller in January 2010. Her second book, Knowing Your Value, which examines the role of women in the workplace, reached #1 on...

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Julia Gillard on leadership and women in public life

(0) Comments | Posted July 4, 2015 | 9:41 AM

Former Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard received a warm welcome when she returned to her homeland of Wales earlier this week.

Visiting the National Assembly for Wales to deliver a lecture for the Women in Public Life scheme, Gillard spoke about her time as the first female...

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Women in Business Q&A: Rachel Parcell, Pink Peonies

(0) Comments | Posted June 29, 2015 | 4:16 AM

Rachel Parcell is the creator of Pink Peonies where she shares style and beauty tips, mixed in with glimpses of her personal life in Salt Lake City. She recently launched her own jewellery line with an eight-piece collection and is already working on her second collection. Her recent...

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Magnifying microbusinesses

(0) Comments | Posted June 25, 2015 | 9:44 AM

Microbusinesses play a huge role in our everyday lives and at some point, you'll come into contact with one.

Whilst bigger businesses usually get the headlines, microbusinesses are the backbone of the American economy. A new campaign from Vistaprint is recognizing the importance of microbusiness and casting...

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Women in Business Q&A: Debra Lee, Chairman and CEO, BET Networks

(0) Comments | Posted June 22, 2015 | 6:38 AM

Debra L. Lee is the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of BET Networks, a unit of Viacom Inc. (NASDAQ: VIA, VIAB) and the leading provider of entertainment for the African-American audience and consumers of Black culture globally. Ms. Lee oversees one of the most influential multiplatform media companies...

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Women in Business Q&A: Gwen DeVoe, Founder of Full Figured Fashion Week

(0) Comments | Posted June 16, 2015 | 7:00 AM

Gwendolyn DeVoe is a former plus model who now specializes in plus model training, development and management. Gwen has been a longtime advocate and supporter of increasing the visibility of fuller figures on fashion runways.

In 1998 she successfully opened The Plus Academy, one of New York's first training...

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Women in Business Q&A: Gretchen Carlson

(0) Comments | Posted June 15, 2015 | 10:51 AM

Gretchen Carlson is one of the nation's most successful news anchors as host of "The Real Story with Gretchen Carlson" on the Fox News Channel (2-3 ET Monday-Friday). She was formerly co-host of the #1 rated cable morning news show "Fox and Friends" for 7 years. She's also...

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Women in Business Q&A: Lindsey Carnett, CEO and President, Marketing Maven

(0) Comments | Posted June 10, 2015 | 10:53 AM

Lindsey Carnett is the CEO and President of Marketing Maven. Named a Folio: Magazine 2015 Top Women in Media Rising Star and featured in the Forbes Most Powerful Woman Business Leader issue, Lindsey Carnett has taken her business expertise globally to enlighten marketing peers, clients and...

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Women in Business Q&A: Lisa Murray, Chief Marketing Officer and Executive Vice President, Octagon Worldwide

(0) Comments | Posted June 9, 2015 | 6:49 AM

Lisa Murray serves as the Chief Marketing Officer and Executive Vice President of Octagon Worldwide, Inc. of Octagon, Inc. Ms. Murray oversees Octagon's internal and external communications, advertising, cause-related and other strategic marketing initiatives on a global basis. Her forte, developing and implementing highly-integrated event marketing strategies, and...

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How To Find Main Street Investors For Gender Diverse Companies

(0) Comments | Posted June 5, 2015 | 10:33 AM

Women in leadership roles are steadily increasing, and more companies are stepping up to the plate and recognizing the drastic disparity that still exists.

One company taking on this challenge is FundAthena, the first marketplace platform to emerge under the SEC's Reg A+ ruling. They will focus...

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Women in Business Q&A: Adele Revella, CEO and Founder, Buyer Persona Institute

(0) Comments | Posted June 5, 2015 | 10:20 AM

Adele Revella is CEO and founder of Buyer Persona Institute and author of Buyer Personas: How to Gain Insight into Your Customer's Expectations, Align your Marketing Strategies, and Win More Business (Wiley). For more than 25 years, she has been developing marketers who are the trusted source of...

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Women in Business Q&A: Sonia Satra, Founder, MOTICISE

(0) Comments | Posted June 5, 2015 | 10:11 AM

Sonia Satra is a certified life coach, fitness instructor, and award-winning motivational speaker who has dedicated her life to helping people reach their full potential through unifying the body and mind. Formerly the president of the National Speakers Association - NYC, she developed a one-of-a-kind Perspectives program; MOTICISE...

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Women in Business Q&A: Anne Mahlum, Founder, [solidcore]

(0) Comments | Posted June 5, 2015 | 10:06 AM

Anne M. Mahlum is an entrepreneur who loves to create and build with purpose. Her first go around at building something from scratch was Back on My Feet, a for-purpose 501(c)3 organization she started in Philadelphia in 2007 that uses the power of running to change the way those experiencing...

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