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Business Women
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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
Rachel C. Narodowy knows restaurant customers can be finicky, so she's built a family style eatery over the last 38 years that lures locals with the time-tested combination of good food, affordable prices and a welcoming atmosphere. … more
In a time when casinos are proliferating across the region, Megan McGuinness' job is to find new ways to entice patrons to choose her clients over the competition. McGuinness, owner of McGuiness Media & Marketing LLC, entered the casino … more
Interior design, though quite clearly an indoor profession, has brought Libby Slader all over the world. In her nearly 30-year career, the Providence-based designer has been involved with projects at the U.S. Embassies in La Paz, Bolivia, … 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
Cheryl Merchant has always been driven to lead and to teach. Back in 1984, after graduating with her bachelor's degree in business administration from Alma College in Alma, Mich., Merchant embarked on a career at General Motors as a … more
Roberta J. Fagan says people are sometimes surprised to see her, a woman, jump out of an Anchor Fuel Inc. truck when she's out on a delivery on Aquidneck Island. But raised eyebrows and trade stereotypes have never deterred her from wanting … more
Sierra Barter didn't set out to begin a national movement when she started a nonprofit social organization, The Lady Project. Instead, she and her friend co-founded what they thought would be a fun way for interesting women to network, for … more
Hope Global CEO Cheryl Merchant captured the essence of PBN’s Business Women Awards program when during her acceptance speech for being named Outstanding Mentor, she noted the impressive achievements of the 25 other honorees and then challenged all in attendance to take up the cause of mentoring the next generation of leaders, something she has made an extracurricular passion. more
As one of two top executives at a social-benefit corporation in Rhode Island, Maureen Cronin gets hired to solve problems and create change. She takes on that role as co-founder and CEO through her firm, Worldways Social Marketing, in … more
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