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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: Tricia Andrews, Founder, Sole Serum

(0) Comments | Posted August 31, 2015 | 11:44 AM

Tricia Andrews is an ex-ad exec who spent twelve years dressing professionally every day. For Tricia, that meant wearing high heels from day to night--from giving presentations and walking to meetings, to client dinners and airport travel.

For Tricia, the confidence and empowerment her heels gave her outweighed the physical...

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Women in Business Q&A: Tapasya Bali, Co-Founder and COO, YOGASMOGA

(0) Comments | Posted August 30, 2015 | 6:49 AM

Tapasya Bali is the Co-Founder and Chief Operating Officer of YOGASMOGA. YOGASMOGA is a designer, manufacturer and retailer of Yoga inspired athletic apparel and accessories and is proudly made in the USA. Tapasya is significantly influenced by her upbringing in the Himalayas and the culture of yoga. In...

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Women in Business Q&A: Dawn Pottier, CEO and Founder, lulujo

(0) Comments | Posted August 27, 2015 | 2:04 PM

Dawn Marie Pottier is the CEO and founder of lulujo - a Canadian brand inspired and named after her two children (lulu and jo) in 2009.

Raised in Nova Scotia, Canada, Dawn studied marketing, finance and international business. Working as a project manager she was inspired to start...

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Women in Business Q&A: Sandra Downie, Founder, Sandra Downie Beauty

(0) Comments | Posted August 25, 2015 | 11:53 AM

Sandra Downie Beauty, LLC was founded in 2007 by Medical Esthetician and Celebrity Makeup Artist Sandra Downie. Over the years, Sandra realized that when it came to beauty, women didn't want to be changed, they only wanted to look like a better, more refined version of themselves. Simply...

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Women in Business Q&A: Sophie Donelson, Editor in Chief, House Beautiful

(0) Comments | Posted August 21, 2015 | 3:22 PM

Sophie Donelson was named editor in chief of House Beautiful in January 2015. She brings a multi-disciplinary background in the media and design worlds that informs her vision for the magazine.

Previously, she served as editor in chief of Hamptons Cottages & Gardens, and held senior editorial positions...

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Women in Business Q&A: Danielle Chiel, Director, Danielle Chiel Luxury HandKnits

(0) Comments | Posted August 20, 2015 | 10:58 AM

The story of Danielle Chiel HandKnits began with Danielle's passion for the knitting craft, and a mission to make exquisite and unique hand-knitted garments that offer beauty, quality, and individuality. This passion has materialised in her Danielle Chiel high-end Australian fashion label, which specialises in the artisan hand-knitting...

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Women in Business Q&A: Amani Duncan, VP Brand Marketing, Martin Guitar

(0) Comments | Posted August 17, 2015 | 6:09 AM

Recognized by her peers as one of the most dynamic marketing executives in the music business, Amani Duncan was named Director of Promotional Marketing for C.F. Martin & Co. in January 2011 and was promoted to Vice President of Brand Marketing in April 2012. A 17-year music industry...

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Women in Business Q&A: Charlotte Jones Anderson, Executive VP Chief Brand Officer, Dallas Cowboys Football Club

(0) Comments | Posted August 14, 2015 | 4:07 AM

Charlotte Jones Anderson, Dallas Cowboys Chief Brand Officer, oversees all strategies and applications surrounding the team's brand as it is presented to fans world-wide. Working in the executive office since 1989, Anderson's experience has enabled her to become one of the most innovative and versatile executives among women...

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Women in Business Q&A: JJ Ramberg, Host of msnbc's 'Your Business'

(0) Comments | Posted August 13, 2015 | 11:46 AM

JJ Ramberg is the host of msnbc's Your Business, which focuses on small business and entrepreneurship and is the founder of Goodshop.com.

Now in its tenth season, Your Business focuses on giving advice and inspiration to America's small business owners and entrepreneurs. Guests have included...

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Women in Business Q&A: Shelley Rollick, Founder, Benir Beauty

(0) Comments | Posted August 11, 2015 | 2:50 PM

Shelley Rollick is a para-medical esthetician and cosmetic chemist with over 25 years of skin care experience. She is the founder, creative director and product formulator for the prestigious skin care brand, Benir Beauty. Shelley is a strong advocate of healthy aging and believes in creating products that...

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Women in Business Q&A: Peggy Farabaugh, Owner and Operator, Vermont Woods Studios

(0) Comments | Posted August 6, 2015 | 6:16 AM

Peggy Farabaugh is the owner and operator of Vermont Woods Studios, an online furniture store specializing in high-quality, eco-friendly, handmade wood furniture from Vermont. She's a CEO who breaks for salamanders, has bottle-fed rescued squirrels, and spends her vacations volunteering to plant trees in the rainforests of Central...

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Women in Business Q&A: Kendra Doersam, Founder and President, No Sweat Life

(0) Comments | Posted August 4, 2015 | 11:45 AM

Kendra Doersam is the founder and president of No Sweat Life, an innovative, environmentally conscious brand of fitness products. No Sweat Life promotes a work hard, play hard attitude offering athletes product that consist of of the same level of purity and excellence they strive to achieve in...

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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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