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Who I am: Lais Pontes Greene, founder and president of the Pontes Group, Marketing and Consulting Agency. My company: We conceptualize and execute cutting-edge campaigns for our clients. We blend media relations, marketing and advertising, influencer programs, social media, event planning, charitable programs, and/or strategic alliances,

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Who I am: Eram Siddiqui, founder of Hudson + Bleeker. My company: Hudson + Bleeker designs travel and lifestyle accessories. www.hudsonandbleecker.com My fear: Not starting my business and the lingering question of "What If?" How I overcame it: I overcame it by taking a risk and launching Hudson+Bleecker. Four years later, we are

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Who I am: Autumn Adeigbo, womenswear designer and producer My company: I design colorful & conversational women’s wear, sprinkled with African culture, for professional, high profile and creative women. I lead a cross-cultural collective of women who ethically source, produce and distribute my namesake fashion label. https://autumnadeigbo.com/ My fear: Not being able to achieve work/life

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Who I am: Christina Bellman, creator of Levo Oil My company: Levo Oil is a high end kitchen countertop appliance that infuses any oil or butter with any herb. https://www.levooil.com/ My fear: Being responsible for my team’s assets and wellbeing. How I overcame it: I excel at managing expectations and stick to promises I make to my team. What happened

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Who I am: Nancy Capistran, Founder of Capistran Leadership, LLC and Crisis Interception, LLC. My company: Nancy describes Capistran as "911 for businesses." It is a business advisory firm that specializes in "human dynamics." http://www.capistranleadership.com/ My fear: I had 3 types of cancer and underwent 10 surgeries in a 4-year

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Who I am: Vickie Howell, founder of The Knit Show My company: The Knit Show is the "first studio quality, community-funded and internationally accessible, episodic how-to knitting & crochet series." It sidesteps traditional avenues to create high-quality, engaging, accessible DIY programming, content, and products. theknitshow.com My fear: Admitting I needed

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Who I am: Shira Berk, founder and CEO of Goodie Girl Cookies. My company: Goodie Girl Cookies is a line of gluten-free cookies sold online and in stores. goodiegirlcookies.com My fear: Starting my business! How I overcame it: I overcame my fear by starting my own business. I was in marketing before being dared

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Who I am: Judith Jacques, founder of blackwomeninmedia.com. My company: My company provides platforms to highlight prominent figures in the Black community. blackwomeninmedia.com. My fear: Stepping out on faith and creating a brand and business with no financial backing was my greatest fear! How I overcame it: Now I'm making deals

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Who I am: Erica Sandberg, Financial Expert My company: I am a consumer finance reporter and the host of Adventures with Money. http://www.ericasandberg.com/ My fear: Getting lost in the crowd. I come from a family of 9, so had to scream my way into getting noticed. How I overcame it: I jumped

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Who I am: Holly Daniels Christensen, founder and CEO of Dune Jewelry. My company: Dune Jewelry is experiential jewelry. https://dunejewelry.com/ My fear: My biggest fear was that my lack of a formal education would limit my success! How I overcame it: Fortunately I pushed forward, secured a mentor, continued to educate myself independently and am growing my

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