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Melissa Fitzgerald: A West Wing Life

You may remember the West Wing episode where Carol, CJ Cregg’s assistant, announces that she’s been so transformed by working with President Jed Bartlet’s dream team over his two terms in office that she’s dedicating the next phase of her

Posted in Changing The World, Women Leaders

Year of the Monkey, Meet Speed Mentoring: Round Two

A new year inspires new endeavors and fresh challenges. It might move you to “Lean In,” as well as to look inward in order to re-imagine or recalibrate your career path…. The new year can compel a long list of

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Holiday Fun, Meet Speed Mentoring: Round One

Social events during the Holiday Season allow us to reconnect with friends and family, touch base with acquaintances, and meet new people…. Get-togethers with friends, client dinners, charity events, family buffets, company parties…. Sports, “Star Wars,” and Trump may take

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Lawyer, Mentor, Friend: Jerome J. Shestack

It’s time to #thankyourmentor. I grew up in a law firm. My mother worked there part-time while completing her college degree. Thanks to my mother’s pitch to anyone who would listen that her daughter was a “future lawyer,” one of

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It’s A New World

“Nothing is more powerful than an idea whose time has come.” Victor Hugo Nowhere is this more evident than in the movement for women in leadership right now. Consider the following sampling of events in our culture since the start

Posted in Women in Pop Culture, Women Leaders