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Women in Business: Nadia Tarazi, Founder, MicroNourish

Laura Dunn | Posted 04.25.2015 | Business
Laura Dunn

Nadia is a Multi-Media Producer turned Executive Coach who dramatically improved her own focus and relationship with food through micronutrition, and wanted to help others do the same: she worked with scientists and micronutrient experts to develop the MicroNourish System and online magazine.

Women in Business: Kate O'Brien Minson, President and Co-Founder, Integrated Listening Systems

Laura Dunn | Posted 04.25.2015 | Business
Laura Dunn

Kate has lived and breathed the therapeutic application of sound for nearly two decades. She has managed numerous centers over the years, trained thousands of therapists on the application of listening therapy, developed guidelines and protocols for listening equipment, and in the process developed a rare level of experience in clinic management.

Women in Business: Christan Summers, Creative Director, Raison D'Être

Laura Dunn | Posted 04.24.2015 | Business
Laura Dunn

A business-minded creative, Christan has developed brands in Asia, Europe and the United States; each country slating a unique chapter in her personal...

Women in Business: Courtney Hurst, Co-Founder, Metis Communications

Laura Dunn | Posted 04.24.2015 | Business
Laura Dunn

Courtney is the co-founder of Metis Communications, a Boston-based communications firm specializing in shaping and sharing stories for B2B technology ...

Women in Business: Marisa Lenci, Franchise owner, PostNet, Lehigh Valley, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania

Laura Dunn | Posted 04.24.2015 | Business
Laura Dunn

Marisa Lenci opened her PostNet Neighborhood Business Center franchise in August 2014. PostNet provides design, print, direct mail, website layout an...

Women in Business: Sonya Brown, General Partner, Norwest Venture Partners

Laura Dunn | Posted 04.23.2015 | Business
Laura Dunn

Sonya brings to NVP more than a decade of investment experience. Based in NVP's Palo Alto office, Sonya is focused on investing across a wide range of...

Saying Yes!: 5 Pieces of Career Advice for Middle School Students

Julie Kantor | Posted 04.22.2015 | Education
Julie Kantor

Last Thursday was Career Stars in the Media Center at Westland Middle School in Montgomery County. Spending so much time in corporate America, I was a tad nervous and wanted to do an especially good job as my daughter was in the audience.

Women in Business: Lauren Rowe, Client Services Executive, MyHealthDirect

Laura Dunn | Posted 04.22.2015 | Business
Laura Dunn

Lauren has been a Client Services Executive at MyHealthDirect since May 2014. The Client Service Executive serves as a hybrid of a client relationship...

Women in Business: Monika Bolkun-Robert, Partner, Schaefer Enterprises Inc

Laura Dunn | Posted 04.22.2015 | Business
Laura Dunn

Monika was born and raised in Poland and spent her summers in England working and studying English. While on her last year of high school, she got a s...

Women in Business: Kim Overton, Founder, SPIbelt

Laura Dunn | Posted 04.22.2015 | Business
Laura Dunn

Since developing the SPIbelt™ ("small personal item" belt), Kim Overton has turned a quick fix for a personal inconvenience into one of America's fa...

Don't Fear Girls Having Male Role Models

Kate Van Dellen | Posted 04.21.2015 | Women
Kate Van Dellen

It blows my mind that someone would fret over the gender of volunteers. Isn't the reason why we organize events for girls to show them that gender isn't a barrier? We shouldn't criticize men for their gender when they want to help us with our goals.

Book Review: 7 Wealth Building Secrets

Suna Senman | Posted 04.21.2015 | Money
Suna Senman

While the title 7 Wealth Building Secrets, looks ordinary, the contents of this book are extraordinarily grounded in greatest wisdom and proven practicality.

Women in Business: Dawn Sweeney, President and Chief Executive Officer, National Restaurant Association

Laura Dunn | Posted 04.21.2015 | Business
Laura Dunn

As president and chief executive officer of the National Restaurant Association, Dawn Sweeney has been instrumental in focusing the mission of the Ass...

Women in Business: Debbie Chinn, Executive Director, Carmel Bach Festival

Laura Dunn | Posted 04.21.2015 | Business
Laura Dunn

Debbie Chinn currently serves as Executive Director of the Carmel Bach Festival, which celebrates the works, inspiration, and ongoing influence of J.S...

Women in Business Q&A: Logan Rich Chabina, EVP and CMO, EMM Group

Laura Dunn | Posted 04.20.2015 | Business
Laura Dunn

Logan Rich Chabina is the Executive Vice President & Chief Marketing Officer responsible for the events, marketing and public relations divisions at E...

Women in Business Q&A: Irina Novoselsky, President, Novitex Enterprise Solutions

Laura Dunn | Posted 04.20.2015 | Business
Laura Dunn

Irina Novoselsky is President of Novitex Enterprise Solutions. In her role, Novoselsky is responsible for driving operational and financial efficienci...

Women in Business Q&A: Deborah Dorsett, Director of Compliance, HNM Global Logistics

Laura Dunn | Posted 04.20.2015 | Business
Laura Dunn

As the Director of Compliance & Business Development at HNM Global Logistics, Deborah Dorsett is responsible for the areas of trade compliance, compli...

Women in Business Q&A: Jennifer Fitchen, Partner, Sidley Austin LLP

Laura Dunn | Posted 04.18.2015 | Business
Laura Dunn

Jennifer Fitchen is a partner in Sidley Austin LLP's Palo Alto office. The views expressed in this article are exclusively those of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of Sidley Austin LLP and its partners.

Women in Business Q&A: Umaimah Mendhro, Founder & CEO, VIDA

Laura Dunn | Posted 04.18.2015 | Business
Laura Dunn

Umaimah Mendhro is the Founder & CEO of VIDA, an e-commerce company that brings mindful global citizenship and an impeccable sense of taste to style-seekers around the world through carefully selected artistic partnerships and responsibly sourced, beautiful products that connect designers, producers, and consumers.

Women in Business Q&A: Kimberly Leach Johnson, Firm Chair, Quarles & Brady

Laura Dunn | Posted 04.18.2015 | Business
Laura Dunn

Kimberly Leach Johnson presides over the firm's executive committee and is Firm Chair of Quarles & Brady. As an attorney, she has been practicing trusts & estates law for more than 30 years.

Professional Mentorship -- A Double Edge Sword

Lisa Marie Jenkins | Posted 04.17.2015 | Business
Lisa Marie Jenkins

Find someone that guides you into self-inquiry, so you may hear your own intuition and wisdom. We all have it, we just all haven't been taught how to tune in and trust it!

Women in Business Q&A: Sabrina Parsons, CEO of Palo Alto Software

Laura Dunn | Posted 04.17.2015 | Business
Laura Dunn

Sabrina Parsons has served as CEO of Palo Alto Software since 2007. She and her husband, Noah, founded a British software distribution company in 2001...

Women in Business Q&A: Victoria Tkacheva, Director of Events and Marketing, Pergola

Laura Dunn | Posted 04.17.2015 | Business
Laura Dunn

Victoria Tkacheva is the Director of Events and Marketing at Pergola in NYC. Tkacheva is responsible for all of the downtown restaurant and lounge's ...

Women in Business Q&A: Paula Kavolius, Founder and President, House of Possibilities

Laura Dunn | Posted 04.17.2015 | Business
Laura Dunn

Paula Kavolius is the Founder and President of the House of Possibilities, the non-profit grassroots organization that is changing the paradigm for fa...

Women in Business Q&A: Keri Gohman, Head of Small Business Banking, Capital One

Laura Dunn | Posted 04.16.2015 | Business
Laura Dunn

As the Head of Capital One's Spark Business banking line of business, Keri Gohman leads an organization that serves the more than 50 percent of Americ...