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Elsa Duré never imagined she would be CEO of a nonprofit before the age of 30. But she doesn't even mention her position at the Rhode Island Mayoral Academies as one of her greatest accomplishments. What she does mention is the success of … more
Kristy Knoedler knew a lot about cardiac rehabilitation in the early 1990s, having earned a degree in exercise science at the University of Rhode Island and working with cardiac patients at The Miriam Hospital. But she knew little about … more
Entrepreneurial by nature, Deborah Schimberg did not foresee while studying comparative literature in the late 1970s at Brown University that she would eventually found and run a company that makes chewing gum from sustainable ingredients. … more
Finding your voice was a consistent theme of PBN's first Business Women Awards and Leadership Summit. The event, held May 12, combined the ninth Business Women's Awards program with a panel discussion on how women can advance in the workaday world. … more
When Leslie Taito, a senior vice president at Hope Global, was at an early point in her work life, a male customer once told her she was "prettier than a speckled pup." As if channeling many businesswomen's lifelong task of cleaning up … more
Digit Murphy dashed to the podium to accept her Outstanding Mentor award Thursday afternoon at the 2016 Providence Business News Business Women Awards luncheon & Women’s Leadership Summit. more
When Natalie Morello left New York City to open Shoppe Pioneer, a women's fashion and lifestyle boutique, in Providence in 2011, it was her first time in the Ocean State. Through her prior job as a sales manager, she knew there wouldn't be … more
A psychology degree is not the typical credential associated with running a business, but then, Stephanie Additon is not a traditional entrepreneur. Additon launched the primarily wholesale business Java Skincare in 2014 from the back of … more
Louise R. Dinsmore knows how to raise money. From working on former U.S. Rep. Ronald K. Machtley's congressional campaign in the early '90s, to fundraising for educational facilities at The University of Rhode Island and now running a … more
The longtime chief operating officer of Crossroads Rhode Island has been named the Career Achievement winner in the 2016 Providence Business News Business Women Awards program, while the outstanding Mentor honoree is an entrepreneur who owns and operates three companies committed to equity in sports. more
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