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Who I am: Lea von Bidder, Founder & CEO My company: Ava, an ovulation tracking bracelet, which has been dubbed the “fitbit for fertility.” www.avawomen.com My fear: Company growth. How I overcame it: I take time to build confidence to manage an ever-growing team of extremely talented people, and I’ve built a

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Who I am: Jennifer Vickery, PR Professional/Founder & CEO  My company: National Strategies Public Relations nationalstrategiespublicrelations.com My fear: Missing out on an opportunity. How I overcame it: By following a process of scouring news, living by checklists, and staying curious. What happened next: I've been a regular contributor to the Wall Street Journal regarding PR

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Who I am: Vanessa Santos, CEO, Founder, & VP My company: LaVidaGlamour.com (Founder), a bilingual personal fashion and lifestyle blog; CPG Group at Mastercard (VP of Latin America); Modern Diversity Records (CEO & Co-Founder) lavidaglamour.com My fear: One of her biggest fears was being an adult on welfare and going hungry. How

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Who I am: Penny Sansevieri, CEO of Author Marketing Experts, Inc. My company: Turning authors into success stories with innovative, personalized strategies and publicity campaigns www.amarketingexpert.com My fear: The voices in my head telling me I couldn’t. I was laid off twice in one year, and I felt like I had

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Who I am: Rosena Sammi, Founder of Rosena Sammi Jewelry My company: Jewelry guided by the values of female empowerment and environmental sensitivity, while never losing sight of a woman’s power to turn heads when she enters a room. Rosena Sammi Jewelry is dedicated to the

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Who I am: Rebecca D. Costa, Sociobiologist, Writer, & Radio Host My company: Put sociobiology work into practical service by writing books, a regular news column, articles, and hosting a weekly syndicated radio news program, The Costa Report. http://www.rebeccacosta.com/ My fear: Public speaking. How I overcame it: Leaned into my fear by becoming

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Who I am: Sylvia Vaquer, Co-Founder & Creative Director at SocioFabrica My company: Global digital strategy and technology firm specializing in service design, email marketing, and product development. www.sociofabrica.com My fear: Succeeding as a POC (person of color) female executive in an industry traditionally dominated by white males How I overcame it: Worked

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The time has come to make educating young women globally a priority. Access to education is hardly guaranteed in many areas of Africa, and for young women especially, menstruation is proving a formidable boundary. Afripads reports on Uganda: “menstruation contributes to absences of up to 4-5

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