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An Exclusive Interview with Award-Winning Author Tamika Christy. Her Latest Release, a New Book for Millennial Readers, “Never Too Soon.”

Q: After high school, where did you feel your career path would take you?  TC: I thought I’d become an English Teacher. I have always loved literature and figured I’d teach high school English and continue my education to teach college-level English courses. Q: What was your first job? And how did it shape or impact you?TC: My first real job was as an assistant in the Teacher Education Department. My primary duties were to review student applications for t..

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Meet Lauren Bensinger, President, Women’s Council of Realtors San Francisco

Q: Can you define your current position as President of the Women’s Council of Realtors, San Francisco?LB: As President of the San Francisco network, my role is to develop and support upcoming leaders in our industry. Leadership development comes from working with each board member, our members and strategic partners and helping them achieve their business goals. My role is to give members the opportunity to grow and challenge themselves by providing educa..

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She's a Leader in the Country's Movement to Build & Fund Start Ups. An Exclusive Interview with CEO Julie Castro Abrams

Julie Castro Abrams is an Experienced CEO & Consultant-Coach for Leaders & Organizations Seeking to Grow & Scale. She is an Expert in How Social Sector Organizations Grow & Thrive & has Long-Term Transformative Relationships with Her Clients.Q: After you graduated from college, where did you feel your career path would take you?  JCA: I thought I was going to be a clinical social worker and was on my way to graduate school.  Once there I realized that I am..

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Meet Flordelisa "Flor" Harris, Insurance Broker & Consultant at Benefits Simplified Insurance Solutions, LLC

Q: What does being a member of NAWBO Silicon Valley mean to you?FH: Being a NAWBO member brings me a lot of pride and inspiration, as I’m surrounded by women business owners who continually strive to run a successful business while focused on the importance of family and community. Q: How has NAWBO Silicon Valley helped you as a business owner?FH: The organization has helped me tremendously, as I can tap into a variety of women business owners in differen..

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Managing the Creative Process … A Conversation with Meredith King Managing Artistic Director for Northside Theatre Company

Q: Can you share with us your duties as Managing Artistic Director for Northside Theatre?MK: My responsibilities as Managing Artistic Director for Northside Theatre is to be the vision holder for the company. I make sure we stay true to our mission statement, which is to provide professional-quality theatre at a reasonable price so that everyone in our community, regardless of income level, has access to arts education and entertainment. This also includes..

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At a Young Age, Nastassia Ponomarenko Tapped into Her Inner-Resources to Boost Her Sense of Confidence. At just 20-years old, She is a Founder/CEO of an Athletic Apparel Company, Author of a Self-Improvement Book, & You Tube Sensation with over 650,000 Subscribers!

Q: After high school, where did you feel your career path would take you? NP: Definitely in the business route! That’s really where I wanted to go. Q: Tell us about your experience as CEO and entrepreneur at just 20 years old! Did you face any challenges because of your age?NP: The biggest challenge I’ve faced is having a lack of like-minded friends in my life. There are not too many young female entrepreneurs out there, so it was and still is hard to buil..

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A Conversation with Diane Hibbard, Vice President of Treatments & Development of Burke Williams

Q: What anti-aging technologies are available to consumers? DH: Burke Williams Day Spa is a haven for relaxation and renewal. For anti-aging, our most popular service is the Radiance Facial. This powerful treatment combines products from our exclusive H2V skincare line with revolutionary micro-current technology. Micro-current technology is a lifting and collagen building component of the Radiance Facial that helps force out fine lines and wrinkles and sti..

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Meet Margaret Abe-Koga Councilmember, City of Mountain View

Q: What advice do you have for young women who want to pursue a career in politics?MAK: Know why you want to be in politics and especially if you want to run for elected office. Have a firm grasp of your values, principles and the causes you care about, and have a vision of what you want to accomplish in office. Then go out and get involved in those causes so that you can meet other like-minded people who can become your base of support. Q: What is one sk..

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Meet Debbie Ruddock, Mayor of Half Moon Bay, CA

Q: What advice do you have for young women who want to pursue a career in politics?DR: The first thing people wanted to know when I campaigned for office was, “Why are you running?” You need to have an authentic answer. What is your passion? What do you care about? What value can you add to your community? For me, the driver was my passion for protecting our coastal environment. My journalism and public relations background provided a strong foundation for..

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Meet Dr. Selena Cermeno of Back & Body Chiropractic

Q:  Do Chiropractors just treat back and neck pain? SC:  Chiropractors can treat any pain in the body that has a joint. Many people with sports related injuries such as a sprain/strain of the shoulder or ankle and office workers that develop knee, shoulder and wrist pain from prolonged sitting can greatly benefit from chiropractic. In fact, chiropractors treat many injuries that develop in shoulders, jaws, elbows, wrists, hips, knees and ankles.Our Philoso..

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A Special Conversation with Pat Wadors, Senior Vice President of Global Talent Organization at LinkedIn

A SPECIAL CONVERSATION WITH PAT WADORS, Senior Vice President of Global Talent Organization at LinkedIn “How LinkedIn Is Creating The HR Organization of the Future … What Does It Mean?” Pat Wadors is Senior Vice President of Global Talent Organization at LinkedIn. LinkedIn is one of the most successful and fastest growing companies in Silicon Valley and the world. Pat joined LinkedIn in January 2013 “to lead its world-class talent (HR) team. In addition to..

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Join The Fight Against Human Trafficking Here in Santa Clara County!

By Cindy Chavez, Santa Clara County Supervisor, District Two   “Out of sight, out of mind” is a sad but fitting way to describe how human trafficking has grown into a multi-billion dollar illicit industry across the globe. Human trafficking is a form of modern day slavery that transcends gender, age, ethnic, socioeconomic and national boundaries. The most vulnerable of us are susceptible to traffickers’ use of deception, fraud, threats, coercion, violence..

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She Works with Women to Build a Firm Foundation with Health, Stress Management, & Anxiety Reduction. Meet Success Coach, Business Consultant & Speaker, Holly Jean Jackson

Q: After high school, where did you feel your career path would take you? HJ: My career path has taken an unconventional path. When I left High School, I was in pursuit of a music performance degree. I ended up minoring in music instead to pursue other passions.After attending a semester at American University and completing an internship in pro bono law, I decided that law school wasn’t the best fit for me. I graduated from Elmhurst College with honors in..

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An Exclusive Interview With Author, Christine Shields Corrigan

She Shares Her Personal Journey Confronting Her Oldest Fears Of Illness, Death & Losing Control As She Struggles To Survive Her Second Encounter With The Dreaded Beast.Q: What prompted you to write Again?CSC: I wrote Again for several reasons, both external and internal. The easiest external reason is that I wrote Again because my surgical nurse navigator asked me to write a “list” of helpful tips or tricks I learned going through breast cancer treatment t..

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A Special Conversation with Senator Dianne Feinstein on Developing Groundbreaking Skills

Q: What advice do you have for young women who want to pursue a career in politics?Senator Feinstein: I really think a woman must do her apprenticeship in this arena. Find out if you have the motivation and the staying power, because it truly is a difficult path. Become active in politics. Become an advocate. Speak out. Earn yourself those credentials. Work as a staffer in Washington or in state or local government. It’s very important that you know whethe..

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Exclusive Interview with Kim Christfort; National Managing Director of The Deloitte Greenhouse™ & Book Author, Helping Executives Tackle Tough Business Challenges

Kim Christfort is the national managing director of The Deloitte Greenhouse™ Experience team, which helps executives tackle tough business challenges through immersive, facilitated Lab experiences, and client experience IP such as Business Chemistry. As part of this role, Kim leads US Deloitte Greenhouses, permanent spaces designed to promote exploration and problem solving away from business as usual.Q: Can you tell our audience about your position at Del..

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