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Business Women
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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
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
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