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Category: Real Trailblazers

Lizzie Ann Jones and vulnerability as a superpower

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Lizzie Ann Jones sees careers as stories, and hers has included chapters at major tech companies (Amazon, Expedia), running a career strategy firm (Hey Lizzie Ann) and pursuing an MBA to further hone her business fundamentals and empathetic leadership approach. Sharing her story with her network of 36,000 professionals on LinkedIn, Lizzie is blazing trails …

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Trailblazers: Jing Gao, Founder of Fly By Jing

Jing Gao is blazing her own trail

Originally published on Forbes.com This Trailblazers series takes a look at the pivotal milestones that make up the life trails of inspiring women from a diverse array of backgrounds and experiences. We all know what social media profiles display about the end results women have achieved. This series is intended to take a deeper, more …

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Trailblazers: Sundas Khalid, Data Science Leader And Workforce Diversity Advocate

Sundas Khalid is blazing her own trail

Originally published on Forbes.com This Trailblazers series takes a look at the pivotal milestones that make up the life trails of inspiring women from a diverse array of backgrounds and experiences. We all know what social media profiles display about the end results women have achieved. This series is intended to take a deeper, more …

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Trailblazers: Kat Garcia, Growth Architect In Corporate Venture Capital And Founder Of The Corporate Diary

businesswomeKat Garcia smiles next to curving visualization of her life milestones

Originally published on Forbes.com This Trailblazers series takes a look at the pivotal milestones that make up the life trails of inspiring women from a diverse array of backgrounds and experiences. We all know what social media profiles display about the end results women have achieved. This series is intended to take a deeper, more …

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Trailblazers: Jasmine Twitty, Judicial History Maker

Judge Jasmine Twitty is a judicial history maker. She was the youngest judge to ever be appointed or elected in the United States when she was sworn in as an Associate Judge of the municipal court for the city of Easley, SC at the age of 25. After learning more about the trail that Jasmine has blazed, I got the chance to ask her some questions.

Different trails through career transitions

Whether by choice or chance, career changes are a fact of professional life. A 2019 survey found 49% of full-time workers have experienced a major career change, and 65% say they’re either thinking or have thought about making a dramatic shift. It’s also common to feel alone in the moment, especially when social media shows an artificial …

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Trailblazers: Gefen Skolnick, Entrepreneur, Community Organizer And Venture Investor

Gefen Skolnick is the founder of Couplet Coffee and Bunch of Founders, a lead venture partner for Contrary Capital and a venture scout for Backstage Capital. This Trailblazers series takes a look at the pivotal milestones that make up the life trails of inspiring women from a diverse array of backgrounds and experiences. We all know what social media profiles display about the end results women have achieved. This series is intended to take a deeper, more authentic look at the journeys they have taken to get there.

Trailblazers: Nikole Collins-Puri, CEO Of Techbridge Girls

This Trailblazers series takes a look at the pivotal milestones that make up the life trails of inspiring women from a diverse array of backgrounds and experiences. Nikole Collins-Puri, CEO of Techbridge Girls, is a social justice leader, advocate and mentor who has committed her life to unleashing the potential of untapped communities.

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