Luz Plaza

Scrolling through Luz Plaza’s Instagram account is like peeking at the ultimate inspiration board. Mantras reading “Do No Harm (But Take No Shit)” and “Supporting Another Woman’s Success Won’t Ever Dampen Yours” appear next to artfully crafted photos of lattes, colorfetti foods, and of course, her shiba inus! In short: It’s often where the I…

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Abby Sterling

As fellow content curators, we couldn’t help but want Abby’s job as a full-time gig of our own. As creator of affordable fashion blog, The Fabulous Life of a Natural Disaster; leading operations at our blog crush Glitter Guide; and working in social media for Cinta, we’re all kinds of amazed by this triple-threat’s full…

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Nicole Emerick

Nicole Emerick was a young professional in Chicago with a promising career in commercial banking. But, like many post-college Millennials, she wondered: Is this really it? She attempted to seek out answers and as a result, Ms. Career Girl, a blog for ambitious young professional women, was born. As the blog grew, Nicole developed a…

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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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Lissy L’Amoreaux

Entrepreneurs often bide their time at a larger organization, building skillsets and contacts until they’re ready to take a leap out on their own. But for Lissy L’Amoreaux, the reverse process turned out to be a winning combination. Lissy ran her own digital business for seven years, helping her to finely tune her communication chops…

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Kate Whatley

Kate Whatley knew social media was going to revolutionize how the world looks at advertising. Unfortunately, the traditional advertising agency she worked for didn’t really agree. Repeatedly — and unsuccessfully —pitching social campaigns, Kate even resorted to covertly adding social support to multimedia campaigns. Growing increasingly more tired of watching advertising agencies getting left behind,…

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Randi Zuckerberg

At first blush, it seems ironic that a woman who helped grow Facebook would become an advocate for disconnecting and focusing on other areas of life. But after a little digging, you realize Randi Zuckerberg’s onto something—and has perhaps arrived at it even sooner because of her career’s deep dive into all things digital. In…

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Anastasia Dellaccio

Every so often we work on an I Want Her Job interview that reminds us to the core why we are dedicated to sharing inspirational “how I got there” stories. Anastasia Dellaccio embodies our ideal Leading Lady in every way imaginable. Not only does she lead outreach, communications, and special initiatives for the UN Foundation…

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Eleni Dermatas

[Editor's Note: Ansley's interview is the third in a series celebrating Southern Proper this week. Check back all week long to learn what it's like to work for the Southern fashion powerhouse.] Eleni Dermatas had admired the traditional charm of clothing brand Southern Proper before being hired by the company for her interior design expertise….

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Natalie Bowman

Natalie Bowman knew it was time to move on when she was getting bored with making TV ads in her advertising career. Social media was a new territory for brands and an innovating and exciting place to be. Exciting, indeed. Natalie's job as the social marketing director for Bing and MSN has taken her to the…

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