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: Jennifer Tombaugh, President, Tauck

(0) Comments | Posted November 26, 2015 | 3:34 PM


Jennifer Tombaugh is President of Tauck, the US-based tour operator serving all seven continents with more than 140 travel experiences and events for culturally curious travelers on land, sea and river. Jennifer oversees Tauck's Worldwide Operations, General Management, Reservations,...

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Women in Business Q&A: Paula Schneider, CEO, American Apparel

(0) Comments | Posted November 25, 2015 | 1:36 PM

Paula Schneider was named CEO of American Apparel, Inc. in December 2014. She is a senior executive with extensive worldwide experience and diversified product expertise. Ms. Schneider has demonstrated success for global brand expansion and has a proven track record in improving operational efficiencies, creating inspirational product offerings,...

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Women in Business Q&A: Heather Brunner, CEO, WP Engine

(0) Comments | Posted November 24, 2015 | 2:32 PM

WP Engine

As CEO for WP Engine, Heather is focused on business strategy, global growth and customer experience. A 25 year technology veteran, Heather has built a career creating business value for both privately-funded new ventures and Fortune 500 companies....

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Women in Business Q&A: Karrie Clinkinbeard, Partner Attorney, Armstrong Teasdale

(0) Comments | Posted November 23, 2015 | 12:53 PM

Armstrong Teasdale

Recognized by her peers as a Super Lawyers Missouri & Kansas Rising Star for six consecutive years, Karrie Clinkinbeard is an experienced litigator with substantial trial experience across the Midwest including Oklahoma, Texas, and Nebraska. A member of

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Women in Business Q&A: Alefiya Bhatia, Founder, Crescerance

(0) Comments | Posted November 20, 2015 | 12:12 PM

As both an educator, an active member and volunteer of the education community, Alefiya Bhatia recognized that it was not always easy for parents to stay constantly engaged in their child's education, nor was it easy for nonprofit volunteers to be as involved with their causes as they would like...

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Women in Business Q&A: Ellen Zimiles, Head of Risk & Compliance, Navigant Consulting

(0) Comments | Posted November 19, 2015 | 11:51 AM

Ellen Zimiles is Head of Navigant's Financial Risk and Compliance business segment and its Global Investigations & Compliance practice. She has more than 30 years of litigation and investigation experience, including 10 years as a federal prosecutor in the Southern District of New York. Before coming to Navigant,...

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Women in Business Q&A: Kinjil Mathur, Head of Marketing & PR, Foursquare

(0) Comments | Posted November 18, 2015 | 8:47 AM

Kinjil Mathur is head of marketing and public relations for Foursquare. She joined the company in September 2014 to launch the consumer marketing practice responsible for driving growth, increasing retention and creating effective branding. Prior to joining Foursquare, Kinjil was CMO at Artspace, a startup dedicated to democratizing...

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Women in Business Q&A: Kimora Lee Simmons

(0) Comments | Posted November 17, 2015 | 12:48 PM

Designer and entrepreneur Kimora Lee Simmons began her career as a top model and has since evolved into a fashion icon, brand visionary and media personality, having served as President and Creative Director of Baby Phat and JustFab and creating such award-winning TV shows as Kimora: Life in...

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Women in Business Q&A: Katelyn Wood, Founder, Love. Luck. Kisses & Cake

(0) Comments | Posted November 16, 2015 | 6:49 AM

Katelyn Wood is the creative force behind the lifestyle brand of Love. Luck. Kisses & Cake. Starting as a Blogger in 2009, Katelyn's love for design quickly turned into a full time passion project & in early 2014 she expand her brand into a popular line of American...

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Women in Business Q&A: Laura Michonski, Former Site Director,

(0) Comments | Posted November 14, 2015 | 8:12 AM

Laura Michonski is the Former Site Director of and a nationally recognized expert on all aspects of travel. Prior to joining, she was Executive Digital Editor at Budget Travel and prior to that was the Editor-in-Chief for AOL Travel. She has also served as a travel...

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Women in Business Q&A: Lisa Hoffman, Lisa Hoffman Beauty

(0) Comments | Posted November 13, 2015 | 6:47 AM

Lisa Hoffman is an award-winning perfumer and avid world traveler. Lisa's love for fragrance began as a child, with some of her earliest childhood memories rooted in scent. What started as a love affair with fragrance, developed into a lifelong passion and business in perfume.

The inspiration for...

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Women in Business Q&A: Vickie Miller, CISO, FICO

(0) Comments | Posted November 11, 2015 | 10:58 AM

Vickie Miller serves as CISO at FICO. Her scope of responsibilities includes cyber analytics, governance, risk and compliance, operations and incident response, audit, and privacy. She has 15 years of experience in information security, leading audit, compliance, and security operations as well as incorporating cyber intelligence, threat and...

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Women in Business Q&A: Mary Ershadi, President, TruActivs

(0) Comments | Posted November 9, 2015 | 9:26 AM

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Mary is proud to lead TruActivs, a company that is dedicated to creating superior products using the optimal percentage of active ingredients to deliver impressive and unrivaled results. A driven and insightful entrepreneur, Mary started her first beauty-enhancement company from...

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Women in Business Q&A: Anastasia Zamyshlyaeva, VP of Platform Product Management, Reltio

(0) Comments | Posted November 7, 2015 | 8:50 AM

Anastasia is responsible for the strategy and roadmap of the Reltio modern data management platform. She has extensive experience in big data and enterprise software architecture, including the design of core components of the Informatica Master Data Management (MDM) tool. Anastasia holds a MS in Computer Science from...

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Women in Business Q&A: Cindy Gustafson, Founder, Managing Director, Invention Studio, Mindshare North America

(0) Comments | Posted November 6, 2015 | 12:51 PM


As Founder and Managing Director, Cindy's work in the Mindshare Invention Studio brings the concept of "Media-As-Creative" to life. She and her team merge data, science, and creativity to ignite media plans that have a real cultural impact for...

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Women in Business Q&A: Ashley Goldsmith, Chief Human Resources Officer, Workday

(0) Comments | Posted November 5, 2015 | 3:42 PM


Ashley Goldsmith is chief human resources officer at Workday and has global responsibility for all human resources functions, internal communications, and the Workday Foundation. A leading provider of enterprise cloud applications, Workday delivers financial management, human capital management, and analytics applications...

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Women in Business Q&A: Lisa Carrol and Brittany Peltz Buerstedde, LIVLY

(0) Comments | Posted October 26, 2015 | 4:45 PM

When Lisa Carrol's twin daughters were born premature, she had trouble finding suitable clothing for their sensitive skin. She found the answer in the highest quality of Peruvian pima cotton, which then became 'the fabric' of LIVLY BABY. She designed a collection of soft layette wear, and 3 years later,...

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John Walsh: 'Now is the time for victims' rights'

(0) Comments | Posted October 8, 2015 | 2:45 PM

John Walsh is passionate about victims' rights, and in his new role as the Justice Network's spokesperson, he will be hosting a series of hourly announcements dedicated to catching fugitives, protecting children and providing safety tips for viewers.

Working in partnership with Crime Stoppers USA, The National...

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Women in Business Q&A: Susan Foley Rocco, Founder, Producer and Host, Women to Watch

(0) Comments | Posted October 7, 2015 | 4:22 PM


A life-long resident of the Philadelphia area, with a Communications degree from Villanova University, Rocco's career has included stints in public relations, sales, marketing, and advertising. Each one of these experiences was a lesson that would eventually lead to the position she holds...

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Women in Business Q&A: Rachel Bedgood, CEO, Complete Background Screening

(0) Comments | Posted October 5, 2015 | 10:37 AM


Rachel Bedgood is CEO of Complete Background Screening, Wales' largest and the UK's third largest pre-employment screening and disclosure and barring service (DBS) providers in the UK. Clients include over 40 Local Authorities, NHS Trusts & Embassies, Charities such as Mind,...

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