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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
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
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
Interior design isn't merely a seating arrangement or a room's color palette. Good design is how you feel while experiencing it. Providence interior designer Kelly Taylor of Kelly Taylor Interior Design wants her clients to be uplifted and energized … more
Back in the 1950s, it was a want ad in the newspaper that launched Jeanne Lieb's father's career in computer programming. He thought that when they were advertising for programmers, they meant radio programming – sending songs and stories over the … more
It doesn't take long for people to buy in to Margaret "Digit" Murphy's viewpoint. She has a gift when it comes to motivating others. "Her philosophies and passion to inspire women [have] resulted in great forward progress for all female … more
In our social media-crazed, mass-culture-dominated world, it can be easy to lose sight of the power of the simple person-to-person interaction. The two headline winners in this year's Business Women program remind us just how important that can be. … more
Over the past three years the board and staff of Crossroads Rhode Island have engineered a massive overhaul of the organization's mission and methods, and in the process, created permanent housing for some of the state's most needy people. … more
In December 2008, when Deborah Viveiros was 28 years old, she was recruited to manage Webster Bank's new location in Barrington as vice president of the location. It was her volunteer work, particularly with the Portuguese American Women's … more
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