Women Who Lead

When a door opens, walk through it

How did a kid born and raised in a sprawling metropolitan area of 5 million people on the other side of the world, Hefei, China, get to write a column for The Daily Record, in this historic, charming and quintessentially ...

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Race for a Cure

Race Warm up

About six years ago Amy Heinrich’s good friend and co-worker died of breast cancer. A week later Susan G. Komen Maryland reached out and asked if Heinrich, a partner at Goodell DeVries, would join its board. “I had participated before, ...

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Is gender holding you back?

"Does gender hold you back? I don’t know – it’s a double-sided coin. I’ve felt many minor injustices, yet I don’t think I can genuinely say I have been held back, as a woman or hit the glass ceiling. Enjoy the ride, not the destination!"

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Yahoo CEO sparks debate over maternity leave

Marissa Mayer at Chirp 2009 II by Jolie O'Dell

Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer announced Wednesday via her Tumblr page that she and her husband are expecting twin girls due in December. Just as she did during her first pregnancy several years ago, Mayer said she would be working throughout and taking limited time off after her delivery.

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Medifast executive advocates for women

Mona Ameli

Growing up in Iran and later in France, Mona Ameli viewed the United States as the “land of marketing opportunities.” Now president of Medifast’s direct-selling division, Ameli is the only corporate senior-positioned Iranian-American woman in the direct-selling industry. Ameli, who ...

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