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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: Krissy Lefebvre, Co-Founder, All-Star Chef Classic

(0) Comments | Posted May 4, 2015 | 5:57 AM

Before heading up Ludo Management, Inc. and co-founding the All-Star Chef Classic, Krissy practiced law for 10 years, focusing in the areas of intellectual property, mergers & acquisitions, and entertainment transactions. Krissy held positions from in-house counsel at STAPLES Center Ownership Group to VP of Business & Legal...

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Women in Business: Mary Mitchell Dunn, Regulatory Advocacy Specialist, Credit Union National Association

(0) Comments | Posted May 4, 2015 | 5:52 AM

Mary Mitchell Dunn is a Regulatory Advocacy Specialist for the Credit Union National Association (CUNA). Mary has worked for CUNA for over 27 years and has made a number of contributions to the credit union system.

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

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Women in Business: Monique Oxender, Chief Sustainability Officer, Keurig Green Mountain, Inc.

(0) Comments | Posted May 4, 2015 | 5:43 AM

Monique Oxender leads Keurig Green Mountain, Inc. efforts to Brew a Better World. Monique joined Keurig Green Mountain in 2012 and has navigated a path for integrated sustainability management during the recent period of growth and change. Her journey, which is informed by a multitude of internal and...

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Women in Business: Alexandra Knight​, Vice President/Director of Design​ at Korts & Knight, New York Division

(0) Comments | Posted May 2, 2015 | 7:06 AM

In June of 2011, Korts & Knight, Kitchens by Alexandra Knight opened their showroom in the New York Design Center in midtown Manhattan. Head Designer, Alexi Knight, was literally born to work in the Kitchen & Bath Industry. Her parents, brother, cousin and uncle have all owned high-end,...

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Women in Business: Arlinda Lee, PhD, Senior Healthcare Analyst, MLV & Co

(0) Comments | Posted May 2, 2015 | 7:01 AM

Dr. Lee has more than ten years of experience as a senior analyst covering Biotechnology, with expertise in fundamental research and pipeline assessments across therapeutic areas. She holds a Ph.D. in Genetics and conducted her research at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory through Stony Brook University and holds a B.A. in...

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Women in Business: Stacy Simpson, Chief Communications Officer, SapientNitro

(1) Comments | Posted May 2, 2015 | 6:54 AM

Stacy Simpson is the Chief Communications Officer for SapientNitro, part of Publicis.Sapient. In this capacity, she oversees global communications, strategic and brand marketing strategies for SapientNitro, as well as the global corporate communications strategy for Sapient.

With more than 13,000 employees in 35 offices across the Americas,...

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Women in Business: Filomena Fanelli, CEO/Founder, Impact PR & Communications, Ltd

(0) Comments | Posted May 1, 2015 | 11:35 AM

Filomena Fanelli is the CEO and founder of Impact PR & Communications, a boutique, strategic public relations firm based in Poughkeepsie, New York. A 16-year industry veteran with an affinity for helping tell her clients' stories -- and she firmly believes every single one of them has one...

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Women in Business: Brooke Richman, Founder of Coop & Spree

(0) Comments | Posted May 1, 2015 | 11:29 AM

coop & spree is the brainchild of founder and CEO Brooke S. Richman, who graduated Summa Cum Laude from the University of Pennsylvania in 2008. Brooke then worked at Citigroup as a Credit Sector Specialist, covering high grade & high yield retail companies before leaving Citi to work...

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Women in Business: Beth Hunter, Franchise co-owner of Real Property Management Executives, Greater Atlanta

(0) Comments | Posted May 1, 2015 | 11:23 AM

Beth is the co-owner of Real Property Management Executives Greater Atlanta, part of the national Real Property Management franchise. Real Property Management is a privately held, Utah based corporation with over 25 years of experience providing full-service residential property management for investors and homeowners from more than 250...

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Women in Business: Jennifer Roberts and Randi Fisher, J/R Luxe

(0) Comments | Posted April 30, 2015 | 9:42 AM

A new powerhouse in the world of residential real estate, J/R Luxe brings together Previews Property Specialists Jennifer Roberts and Randi Fisher, with extensive experience in all aspects of buying and selling luxury properties in the Manhattan market. Before forming J/R Luxe, Jennifer and Randi had sold hundreds...

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Women in Business: Audra de Vera, Chronic Tacos Corona

(0) Comments | Posted April 30, 2015 | 9:38 AM

Audra de Vera (nee Carrington) took over ownership of Chronic Tacos in Corona, CA, on April 2014. As an owner of Chronic Tacos Corona, Audra strengthened the staff and hospitality mission of the taco and bar establishment. Audra identified opportunities for operational improvement and focused on making changes...

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Women in Business: Heather Aton, Chief Innovation Officer, Dudnyk

(0) Comments | Posted April 30, 2015 | 9:33 AM

As a healthcare industry veteran with over 15 years' of marketing and strategic planning experience, Heather has successfully built and launched major global brands and award-winning campaigns across therapeutic categories at Cline Davis & Mann, Publicis Lifebrands, Grey Healthcare Group, and Havas Health. She has been responsible for leadership at...

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Women in Business: Lisa Lorino, Founder, LJLdesigns

(0) Comments | Posted April 29, 2015 | 5:06 AM

Lisa Lorino is the founder of LJLdesigns, a San Francisco-based interior design firm. She began her career at the famed Rockwell Group in New York City where, in her words, she was first exposed to the "crème de le crème of interior design." In 2000, Lisa moved to...

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Women in Business: Dr. Rebecca Cipriano, Founder/ Medical Director of Pop Weight Loss

(0) Comments | Posted April 29, 2015 | 5:01 AM

Dr. Rebecca Cipriano is a well-respected medical doctor, board-certified in obstetrics and gynecology. She has been in private practice for more than 15 years.

After years of caring for women of all ages and walks of life, she recognized the rapidly emerging need for nutrition counseling as a means of...

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Women in Business: Portia Kersten, CFO, Skout

(0) Comments | Posted April 29, 2015 | 4:56 AM

Portia Kersten is the Chief Financial Officer of Skout, the largest global platform for meeting new people. For more than a decade, she has worked with early stage and high growth companies in a range of industries to raise capital, maximize growth potential, operationalize for scale and achieve...

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Women in Business: Carey Kolaja, Vice President of Global Consumer Products, PayPal

(0) Comments | Posted April 28, 2015 | 5:34 AM

As Vice President of Global Consumer Products at PayPal, Carey Kolaja is responsible for upholding PayPal's global product vision in service to hundreds of millions of consumers around the world. Carey leads an international team charged with designing, deploying and operating global products and commercial strategies for all...

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Women in Business: Jessica Murphy, Co-founder, True Fit

(0) Comments | Posted April 28, 2015 | 5:29 AM

Jessica oversees brand partner relations, fit research, and general operations. As co-founder, experienced retailer, and fit expert of True Fit, Jessica has advanced every aspect of the company's development, from its patented fit science and methodologies to its recognized service commitment and execution with brand and retail partners....

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Women in Business: Tara Kelly, Founder, President & CEO, SPLICE Software

(0) Comments | Posted April 28, 2015 | 5:22 AM

Founder, President & CEO of SPLICE Software, Tara Kelly, has a passion for enabling clients to engage in a meaningful, Data Driven DialogTM with their customers. As a serial entrepreneur who has developed three companies, Tara's expertise is multi-dimensional but focused on creating businesses that use technology to...

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Women in Business: Katie Peek, VP of Brand Marketing, Slim Lizzy's

(0) Comments | Posted April 27, 2015 | 10:28 AM

With a career grounded in marketing, Katie brings her extensive knowledge and expertise to lead successful marketing campaigns for Slim Lizzy's. A two-year veteran at Slim Lizzy's, Katie oversees company-wide integrated marketing efforts, which include market research, strategic planning and development, media relations, event management, and channel distribution,...

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Women in Business: Sarah Kauss, CEO & Founder, S'well

(0) Comments | Posted April 27, 2015 | 5:07 AM

Sarah Kauss is the CEO & Founder of do-good, beverage bottle company, S'well. She is a Fortune '40 under 40' honoree and a member of the Ernst & Young Entrepreneurial Winning Women ™ program.

Kauss earned a bachelor's in accounting from the University of Colorado Boulder and her...

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