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Business Women
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Rhode Island native Renee Evangelista, a specialist in complex estate planning and settlement techniques, showed the courage of her convictions in 2014 when she left the international legal player Edwards Wildman (now Locke Lord) to form a boutique … more
Attorney Alicia Samolis feels very lucky to have the opportunity to specialize in employment law – or what she calls the "juicy side" of business law. "Employment disputes often involve a lot of human elements," said Samolis, a partner at … more
"There's a big misconception that people are homeless because they did something wrong or … if they would just get a job, they wouldn't be homeless," said Karen Santilli, Crossroads Rhode Island's formerchief marketing and strategy officer and new … more
Two years after losing her left leg below the knee, Boston Marathon bombing survivor Heather Abbott held a celebration that marked how far she's come and how far she's poised to go from here. The launch of The Heather Abbott Foundation near … more
For Robyn Smalletz, success is a family business. Smalletz is the president and CEO of Gloria Duchin Inc., a metal gift and jewelry-designing company started by her mother in 1979. Both her father and husband also have worked at the … more
Kimberly Kowal Arcand – quite literally – shows people the universe. In her role as visualization lead for NASA's Cambridge-based Chandra X-ray Observatory, she leverages her proficiency in science data visualization to bring the cosmos … more
From an early age, the glimmer of vintage jewelry captured Loren Barham's attention, but the link between artistry and entrepreneurship wasn't always clear to her. "My aunt gave me a little jewelry-making kit when I was 12, with natural … more
Ten years into her career at HCC Marketing in Barrington, Kerry Chaffer learned from a confidant that the "chemistry" she engendered in making clients comfortable was not necessarily her biggest asset . "I think I hid the smarts behind the … more
Helping organizations grow by building on their strengths is Marcia Cone's forte. After spending the better part of a decade building the nonprofit The Women's Fund, Cone in July decided to tap into a longstanding consulting practice and … more
The path for women interested in anthropology and archaeology 30 years ago was teaching – not a direction in which Deborah Cox necessarily wanted to go. Cox, now 61, of Warwick, got a degree in 1974 in secondary education at Rhode Island … more
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