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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Theatr Pena: Rewriting what it means to be a woman in theatre

(0) Comments | Posted February 8, 2016 | 12:13 PM

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Holly McCarthy


Theatre is a form of entertainment that continually pushes boundaries. In a quest to break down barriers for actors and audiences, one company is rewriting what it means to be a woman in theatre.

Theatr Pena...

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Women in Business Q&A: Kim Davis, SVP, NFP

(0) Comments | Posted February 5, 2016 | 12:23 PM

Kim Davis is the SVP and Head of Human Resources for NFP, a leading insurance broker and consultant providing employee benefits, property & casualty, retirement, individual insurance and wealth management solutions. NFP is ranked by Business Insurance as the 5th largest global benefits broker by revenue, the 4th...

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Women in Business Q&A: Lisa Ronis, Founder, Lisa Ronis Personal Matchmaking

(0) Comments | Posted February 4, 2016 | 11:31 AM

Lisa Ronis is a New York City matchmaker who specializes in introducing upscale singles who are too busy to meet the right partner on their own. Lisa has always been a natural born matchmaker. She remembers fixing friends up in High School and organizing fundraising events bringing singles together. She's...

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Women in Business Q&A: Carolyn Hadlock, Principal and Executive Creative Director, Young & Laramore

(0) Comments | Posted February 3, 2016 | 3:23 PM

As Young & Laramore's longtime executive creative director, Carolyn Hadlock is the driving force behind the agency's creative department. Carolyn has spent more than 20 years at Y&L, inspiring teams to deliver original, startling, and consistently effective creative for the likes of Brizo Faucets, Goodwill, Scotts Lawn Service,...

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Women in Business Q&A: Margaret Morey-Reuner, Director, Strategic Partnerships, Business Development and Values Marketing, Timberland

(0) Comments | Posted February 2, 2016 | 8:59 AM

Margaret Morey-Reuner currently serves as the director of strategic partnerships and business development for Timberland's licensing team. In this role, Margaret is responsible for developing innovative partnerships and testing new business models that align with Timberland's vision to be the largest and most sustainable outdoor lifestyle brand on...

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Women in Business Q&A: Giorgia Rossi and Renee Robbie, Co-Founder, LookBooker

(0) Comments | Posted February 1, 2016 | 3:59 PM

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LookBooker

Giorgia Rossi and Renee Robbie met while working together at global management consulting firm McKinsey & Company. They share a passion for innovative start-ups, great design, and 6-weekly haircuts. Mortified at facing a future of booking their salon appointments by phone...

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Women in Business Q&A: Debbie Williamson, Co-Founder, Swoon Editions

(0) Comments | Posted January 30, 2016 | 7:24 AM

Debbie Williamson is the co-founder and Chief Creative Officer for online furniture retailer Swoon Editions. Founded in March 2012, Swoon Editions launches limited edition furniture designs every day to a growing community of Insiders. Designs are produced in limited quantities so that demand can be tested very quickly...

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Women in Business Q&A: Lisa Kroese, Founder, Expert Estates LLC

(0) Comments | Posted January 28, 2016 | 11:15 AM

Lisa Kroese has appraised and helped sell millions of dollars worth of art, antiques and personal property. She moved across the country from the East Coast in 2010 just before her first daughter was born. She is a wife and mother of three girls and a successful small business owner....

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Women in Business Q&A: Zoe Weisberg Coady, CEO/Founder, Brandstyle Communications

(0) Comments | Posted January 27, 2016 | 5:33 PM

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Andrew Slough

Prior to launching BSC over eight years ago, Zoe has spent the last decade building high- impact awareness campaigns for global lifestyle brands, developing and executing creative platforms and co-branded alliances. Before founding Brandstyle, she was the Director...

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Women in Business Q&A: Jan Plutzer, Chief Operating Officer, Apcera

(0) Comments | Posted January 26, 2016 | 1:57 PM

As Chief Operating Officer, Jan brings over 20 years of leadership experience in enterprise high-tech companies to Apcera. Previously, Jan spent 14 years at TIBCO Software where she was most recently SVP Global Sales Operations and a member of the Executive Staff. During her tenure, the company grew...

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Women in Business Q&A: Lesley Ferguson, Co-Founder & Joanna Ferguson, Company Manager, Lorfords Antiques Ltd

(0) Comments | Posted January 25, 2016 | 10:02 AM

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Lesley Ferguson is Co-Founder and Buyer for Lorfords Antiques Ltd. She has an exceptional eye for commercial beauty that spans furniture and objects from the 17th to the 21st Century. Her easy and unfussy styling - the result of 20 years...

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Women in Business Q&A: Andrea Jung, President and Chief Executive Officer, Grameen America

(0) Comments | Posted January 23, 2016 | 11:46 AM

Andrea Jung is the President and Chief Executive Officer of Grameen America, the fastest-growing microfinance organization in the United States. Ms. Jung was appointed by Nobel Peace Laureate Muhammad Yunus, Grameen's Founder and Chairman, to the position in April 2014. She joined with the goal of scaling the...

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Women in Business Q&A: Jennifer Martucci, Founder, Incentient

(0) Comments | Posted January 22, 2016 | 11:03 AM

Jennifer Martucci heads Incentient's product direction from application design through final production of Beta software and hardware platforms. Also directing Incentient's marketing efforts, Martucci's vision carries through from product inception to client acceptance.

Prior to founding Incentient, Martucci served as a strategic consultant to Pfizer Corporation from 2006...

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Women in Business Q&A: Katherine Wintsch, CEO, The Mom Complex

(0) Comments | Posted January 21, 2016 | 11:38 AM

Katherine Wintsch is the a leading expert on motherhood. As the owner and CEO of The Mom Complex, Katherine's sought-after expertise has been featured by The Today Show, The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Fast Company and she's a regular blogger for The Huffington Post and...

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Women in Business Q&A: Heather Lamberg Kafele, Partner, Shearman & Sterling

(0) Comments | Posted January 20, 2016 | 11:51 AM

Heather Lamberg Kafele is a partner in the Antitrust and Litigation Groups at Shearman & Sterling. She has extensive experience in complex litigation, investigations, and regulatory proceedings with a particular emphasis on complex antitrust, competition and consumer issues. She has represented plaintiffs and defendants in a variety of...

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Women in Business Q&A: Gretel Vinas, Co-Founder, Design House

(0) Comments | Posted January 19, 2016 | 12:19 PM

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Gretel Vinas is a Co­founder, interactive art director & front­end designer at
Design House a full­service digital agency &​web design company with a team of strategists, designers, coders and digital junkies obsessed with UX. She is also an artist/illustrator and...

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Women in Business Q&A: Frances Webster, Co-Founder and Chief Operating Officer, Walrus

(0) Comments | Posted January 18, 2016 | 10:54 AM

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Frances is Chief Operating Officer of Walrus, an independent, creative advertising agency she co-founded with her husband, Deacon Webster, in 2005. Under Frances' leadership, Walrus has had triple digit growth in a few short years, propelled by award-winning creative...

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Women in Business Q&A: Ellen Chen, Founder, Mendocino Farms

(0) Comments | Posted January 16, 2016 | 9:53 AM

Founded in 2005, by Mario Del Pero and Ellen Chen, Mendocino Farms is a Los Angeles-based sandwich concept that promotes a farm-to-table philosophy by using local, seasonal ingredients in its sandwiches, salads and soups. As the premier gourmet sandwich company, Mendocino Farms aims to reconstruct fine dining entrees...

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Women in Business Q&A: Pat Cummings, Co-Managing Partner, Citrin Cooperman

(0) Comments | Posted January 15, 2016 | 2:46 PM

Pat Cummings, CPA, is the co-managing partner of the New York City office of Citrin Cooperman, the 22nd largest accounting, tax, and advisory services firm in the United States. An audit partner for publicly- and privately-held commercial clients, Pat leads the firm's Capital Markets and Private Equity Initiative...

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Women in Business Q&A: Sheila Ronning, CEO & Founder, Women in the Boardroom

(0) Comments | Posted January 14, 2016 | 11:32 AM

Long before women on boards was a hot topic, Sheila Ronning believed in women's ability to serve on corporate boards strongly enough to become the Founder & CEO of Women in the Boardroom. Today, as one of the nation's top leadership and board service experts, Sheila excels at...

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