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Business Women
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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
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
Meg Wirth was studying deaths related to childbirth in Indonesia when one of her colleagues, an obstetrician, died of childbirth complications at a hospital. She calls the death sobering because it highlights how easily childbirth-related … 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
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
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
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
Connie Laverty O'Connor, senior vice president and chief customer officer of International Game Technology, knows the importance of collaboration, of building a strong team. At once unquestionably accomplished and exceptionally humble, her … 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
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