Kristen Tischhauser

Kristen Tischhauser knows a thing or two about getting the word out on tech startups. Orchestrating the media coverage for more than 100 companies since beginning her company, talkTech, with partner Rebekah Iliff 7 years ago, she’s helped new ventures announce more than $300M in venture capital funding. In a landscape Kristen describes as “oversaturated…

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Nicole Rodrigues

Nicole Rodrigues doesn’t mind telling it like it is. When it comes to getting where you want to be in the career world, it’s simple: “Your success is in your own hands.” Seem oversimplified? Nicole, who knew she wanted to own her own PR agency long before she received her degree, insists it’s the key…

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Wendy Wolf

When Wendy Wolf got an internship with NBC studios she thought she would be working in the writing department. But a last minute change of plans introduced her to the world of PR and set the stage for the rest of her life. She had found her niche. Wendy's later experiences working with both small…

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Rebecca Chin

There are few things we love more than a perfectly designed, totally classic, leather handbag. And GiGi New York, a leather goods company making bags, totes, wallets and other leather accessories, totally gets it right. Launched in 2012 the brand landed in the pages of Harper’s Bazar and the shelves of Neiman Marcus in record…

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Rebekah Iliff

A job in PR is all about connecting: making connections, keeping them and growing them. And any PR woman worth looking up to will tell you it’s the act of connection that leads to the biggest stories. Rebekah Iliff is one of those women — not only does she crave the act of connection with others,…

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Aliza Licht

Aliza Licht knows how to leave a mark. As senior vice president of global communications for Donna Karan International, Aliza is the force behind the brand’s iconic @DKNY Twitter account, which boasts more than half a million followers. The award-winning profile, which aims to be the “well-placed fashion source bringing you behind-the-scenes scoop from inside…

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Angela Romei

[Welcome to I Want Her Job's second Women at Microsoft Week! We're celebrating the female force behind the company as we lead up to the Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing Conference, beginning Wednesday in Phoenix. If you're going to be there be sure to tweet us @iwantherjob. Today's article is the second in a series of four…

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Janice Yu-Moran

In just two short weeks, publicist Janice Yu-Moran went from social media stalking a company she admired to working on its public relations team — a testament to the rewards of identifying a good fit, then keeping an eye on the prize until an opportunity arises. Now, as an account publicist at Wagstaff Worldwide, an…

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Karen Raz

Raz Public Relations came into existence simply because someone asked. Karen Raz, who had her first foray into the world of public relations while promoting a video game, founded her firm after a former colleague with a startup asked her to work for him. Initially declining, Karen stuck with her current job until her persistent…

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Tiffany Napper

Growing up, Tiffany Napper’s mother advised her to “keep a song in your heart.” That simple and practical yet elegant tidbit may have had more to it than Tiffany could ever realize. Starting her own boutique public relations and branding firm for musicians and artists called Bats on Strings means music is always close at…

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