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Business Women
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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
Only good fortune kept Christine Cunneen from arriving at two scheduled meetings at the World Trade Center on the morning of Sept. 11, 2001. "I was handling a tax audit for the New York State Department of Taxation, and I also had a client … more
A professional skater, an entrepreneur, a founder and executive director, Carolyn Drumm – with a little inspiration from Oprah Winfrey – is sharing her passion with those less fortunate. Drumm, of Warwick, started figure skating at the … more
Ann Marie Fillion always had an affinity for both numbers and people – those two interests have translated into a career that transcends the typical accountant's role in business. Born in East Providence, Fillion, 55, started out as a … more
Betsey A. Purinton, 64, the managing director and chief investment officer for StrategicPoint Investment Advisors in Providence, is 13 years into her latest career – and still growing. Previously a teacher, an administrator and a … more
Beating a life-threatening illness led Lisa J. Raiola to launch a culinary incubator on Oct. 3 that is breathing new life into not only her career but the careers of 30 startup entrepreneurs. At 52, Raiola, who lives in Bristol with her … more
For Mari Anne Snow, knowing when to leave a company or abandon an idea that isn't workable is as important as succeeding in an enterprise. In a sense, she says, it's almost a prerequisite. "My passion," she said, "is … more
Barbara Sokoloff knew one thing when she decided to start her own consulting firm nearly 30 years ago: She wanted to help transform "holes in the urban fabric" into vibrant communities. Sokoloff, a 72-year-old Providence native, started her … more
She could have been a lawyer or entered government service or journalism. But two years in a middle school classroom convinced Heather Tow-Yick that she would focus on a career in education. Every professional step she took following those … more
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