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Ileaa Swift of Swift Travel Deals: Travel for Every Budget

"I love that I can use my presence in the travel industry as a platform for philanthropy through volunteer efforts and community service."
 
 
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Iris Wangermann Intercultural Training: The End of Culture Shock

"My aim is to make people aware of the beauty and necessity of cultural diversity."
 
 
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Martha Campbell Pullen of Martha Pullen Company: Heirloom and Online Sewing

"My top challenge now is to teach other women and men how to build a company and not make the mistakes that I made."
 

 
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Debra Joy of Joy Counseling and Family Mediation: Crisis Therapy

"Success is being a role model for how you want your clients to live. I'm not perfect, but I keep trying."
 
 
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Teresa L. Watkins of Time Sweet Time: Lifestyle Management

"Most people are still looking for their purpose in life. I'm blessed to have found mine."
 
 
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Pooja Goyal of Intellitots: Learning From and For Children

"My day may be full of stress, but I find peace at night knowing that we’ve made a difference in a child’s life."
 

 
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Zaneilia Harris of Harris and Harris Wealth Management: Women’s Financial Empowerment

"I want my daughter to grow up seeing successful women and knowing that her mother was a partner in their success."
 
 
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Lorena Amarante of OM Latam: Connection Across Latin American Borders

"We reaffirm our passion for an industry in constant development, in a region of great opportunity."
 
 
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Martha Elena Galindo of Galindo Publicidad, Inc.: An Expanding Niche Market

"I discovered that, as a first-generation immigrant, I could fill a niche in the market. "
 

 
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Angela Valavanis of Creative Coworking: Accidental Entrepreneur

"Every time I hear someone raving about the space, whether it is a member or someone visiting for the first time, I know I’ve done something right."
 
 
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Anne Vandeveer of ABV Retirement Plan Advisors: Compassionate Corporate Planning

"I believe that I have accomplished something almost unobtainable: owning my own business and raising a family simultaneously."
 
 
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Laura Adaza of Royal Photo Booth: A Picture’s Worth 1,000 Words

"While images of our loved ones are forever present within us, a photograph can capture a specific smile or expression, frozen in time, to elicit a special memory."
 

 
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Shatisha Wilks-Woods of Swathe: Stylish Shoe Storage

"Picture this: time is of the essence and you're frantically searching for the other shoe to pack."
 
 
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Batool Mehdi: FYI Magazine — Pop Culture for the Cultured

I wanted to read a magazine that was an ode to pop culture and its ever evolving parameters. I realized there was no magazine out there like this, and that's the genesis of FYI.
 
 
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Timberly Leite: Innovative Therapy Solutions — Giving the Gift of Gab

Now children like my brother, who need speech therapy services, no longer have to travel 100 blocks to receive it.
 

 
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Azra Khalfan: Plaques by Azra — Breaking into the Niche Market of Islamic Gifts and Awards

Some of our awards have been presented to Nobel Peace Prize winners, the First Lady in office and famous sportsmen, just to name a few.
 
 
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Lindsay Espinoza: Lulu Designs — Living The Design Dream

Lindsay Espinoza, the owner and lead designer [of Lulu Designs], found her passion and decided to learn every aspect of interior design.
 
 
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Dianne Bennett: Cinema Suites Bed & Breakfast & Millionaires-Matchmaker.com — Matching Up Hollywood’s Rich and Beautiful

I always had beautiful girlfriends and rich handsome men friends; I would introduce them and they'd run off together, so I became a matchmaker.
 

 
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Seema Taher Khan: News One TV – Launched Own News Channel

My top challenge as CEO of a news channel is to resist the temptation of sensationalizing news for the sake of viewership.
 
 
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Juliette Brindak: Miss O & Friends — A Safe Virtual Place for Kids to Play

Everything we do is “by girls, for girls” and when girls see that and thank us, I know we’re successful.
 
 
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Irina Chirashnya: Academy of Fencing Masters — Creating Family Bonds Through New Business

After talking to different parents I saw that the need is a real one and I started a journey which is the most exiting one I ever had before.
 

 
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Charlotte Carroll: Charlotte’s Angels – Disabled Veteran Helps the Disadvantaged

The injuries forced my retirement but it did not stop my dream -- my goal was to have a group home once I retired to help disadvantaged children that were in foster care.
 
 
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Colleen McCarthy: On Pointe Nutrition, LLC — Former Professional Dancer Turned Nutritional Guru

My biggest challenge has been learning how to balance running a business, having a life and keeping myself healthy at the same time.
 
 
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Lucy Postins: The Honest Kitchen — Progressing the Pet Food Industry

The food actually spoke for itself in the way it tasted and the health benefits it yielded, so we grew dramatically by word of mouth and grassroots means - one shiny dog at a time.