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Women of Leadership Profiles

Sue Mahony—Eli Lilly and Company: Success Is Where Passion Meets Performance

by Mandy Dorn

Sue Mahony’s teenage job at a convenience store and her mom’s nursing career inspired her start in pharmacy, a foundation that positioned her for tremendous success at Eli Lilly and Company.

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Jane Gladstone – Evercore: Make a Contribution That Can Survive You

by Mandy Dorn

Evercore’s Jane Gladstone started her nearly 25-year investment banking career with an art history degree, no finance experience, and a salary trailing the janitor’s.

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Milena Beshkova – UMT Consulting: Never Overlook the Human Elements of Business or Success

by Mandy Dorn

As the latest and the youngest woman leader on the UMT Consulting management team, Milena Beshkova recognized a unique opportunity to help her female peers. She pitched—and now leads—UMT’s Gender Balance and Mentoring and Coaching Initiatives, and women’s promotion rates have already improved dramatically in under a year.

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Alison Micucci – New York Life: Calculated Risks Catapult Women’s Careers, Especially in Financial Services

How did Alison Micucci’s rural roots and love for law get her where she is today? Alison boils it down to stepping out of her comfort zone to let some level of risk in at certain points in her career.

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Paula Tolliver – Dow: Practicality, Passion and Perspective

Paula Tolliver shares the secrets of a long successful career in business services.

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Jennifer Colosimo – DaVita: Seeking Wisdom vs. Seeking Promotion

Jennifer Colosimo doesn’t shy away from talking about the challenges of being a woman in the business world. She’s worked hard to cultivate professional relationships that lead to inclusion, which is different than diversity.

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