Author Archives: Special to The Daily Record

Stacey Herman


Stacey Herman Director Post-Secondary Services Kennedy Krieger Institute Stacey Herman believes that inspiring change begins with passion, educating oneself, not being afraid to take risks and leading by example. As the director of post-secondary services at Kennedy Krieger Institute, Herman ...

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Garima Bhatt Handley


Garima Bhatt Handley Executive Director Higher Achievement Baltimore After a little more than a decade working as a teacher in the Baltimore City Public Schools and for the nonprofit TNTP, which works to provide talented teachers to students who need ...

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Diana Mitchell Emerson


Diana Mitchell Emerson Director of Entrepreneurial Experiences, Director of Community Relations Junior Achievement of Central Maryland and HARBEL Community Organization Diane Emerson’s work with Junior Achievement of Central Maryland, which helps young people get the knowledge and skills they need ...

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Dr. Samantha DuFlo


Dr. Samantha DuFlo Founder, Director Indigo Phsyiotherapy Two years after graduating from the University of Maryland School of Medicine with her doctorate in physical therapy, Samantha DuFlo founded Indigo Physiotherapy. With offices in Baltimore, Ellicott City and Mount Airy, her ...

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Rachel Druckenmiller


Rachel Druckenmiller Founder, CEO and Speaker Unmuted LLC On its website, Unmuted LLC is described as an organization that uses workshops, training and retreats to help other organizations and their leaders “become more resilient and unlock collective wisdom, connection and ...

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Kimberly Coleman


Kimberly Coleman Specialist, New Initiatives Baltimore City Public Schools As a first-generation college graduate, Kimberly Coleman knows all about the value of education. When she was 18, thanks to a quality school system, she was on her way to college. ...

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Sarah Brown


Sarah Brown Associate Attorney Hillman, Brown & Darrow, P.A. A graduate of the University of Maryland and of American University’s Washington College of Law, Sarah Brown specializes in family law at the Annapolis law firm of Hillman, Brown and Darrow. ...

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Dr. Hoda Bastani


Dr. Hoda Bastani Associate Chief Medical Officer Johns Hopkins Healthcare LLC Dr. Hoda Bastani, a pediatrician who started medical school when she was 17 years old, is fighting for change in health care. She wants the 400,000 members of Johns ...

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Amy Basta


Amy Basta Assistant Vice President of Marketing SECU Amy Basta, an expert in digital marketing, was ready for a change when she joined SECU Maryland as its assistant vice president of marketing in January. “I realized my professional growth had ...

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Lauren Asghari


Lauren Asghari Founder and President Alderson Loop LLC Lauren Asghari became an entrepreneur seven years ago when she founded Alderson Loop, a technical and creative project staffing and consulting company in Sykesville. For Asghari, one of the greatest benefits of ...

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