Another 99 “Limit Breaking” Female Founders Share The Most Important Lessons They Learned from Their Experiences

Yitzi Weiner
Jan 17, 2018 · 229 min read
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Amilya Antonetti, CEO AMA Productions, Inc.

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Who She Is and How She Has Overcome Limitations:


Heather Monahan, business expert, Boss In Heels

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Who She Is and How She Has Overcome Limitations:

Here are the most important lessons I’ve learned from my experiences:


Jacynda Smith, CEO and Inventor of TYME

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Who She Is and How She Has Overcome Limitations:

Here are the most important lessons I’ve learned from my experiences:


Mylène Besançon, Co-founder and Chief Marketing Officer at Tunedly

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Who She Is and How She Has Overcome Limitations:

Here are the most important lessons I’ve learned from my experiences:


Jennifer Schwab, CEO & Founder Of ENTITY

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Who She Is and How She Has Overcome Limitations:

Here are the most important lessons I’ve learned from my experiences:


Fran Maier, CEO, Babierge, Inc.

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Who She Is and How She Has Overcome Limitations:

Here are the most important lessons I’ve learned from my experiences:


Briana Valdez, Owner, HomeState

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Who She Is and How She Has Overcome Limitations:


Beatrice Fischel-Bock, CEO & Co-Founder, Hutch

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Who She Is and How She Has Overcome Limitations:

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Coly Den Haan, Owner, Vinovore

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Who She Is and How She Has Overcome Limitations:

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Larissa Russell, CEO, Pod Foods Co

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Who She Is and How She Has Overcome Limitations:

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Sarah Cannata — founding editor, This Woman Can

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Who She Is and How She Has Overcome Limitations:

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Tina Hedges, Founder & CEO of LOLI BEAUTY

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Who She Is and How She Has Overcome Limitations:

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Michelle Zatlyn, Co-founder and COO of Cloudflare

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Who She Is and How She Has Overcome Limitations:

Here are the most important lessons I’ve learned from my experiences:


Iesha Sekou, CEO & Founder, Street Corner Resources

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Who She Is and How She Has Overcome Limitations:

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Samantha Rudolph, Co-Founder and CEO, Babyation

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Who She Is and How She Has Overcome Limitations:

Here are the most important lessons I’ve learned from my experiences:


Sascha Phoenix, Co-Founder and President of Plotaverse

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Who She Is and How She Has Overcome Limitations:

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Kristina Roth, Founder, SuperShe & SuperShe Island

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Who She Is and How She Has Overcome Limitations:

Here are the most important lessons I’ve learned from my experiences:


Mindi Nemeroff, Founder & CEO, Goal Goodies

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Who She Is and How She Has Overcome Limitations:

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Rachael Bozsik, CEO + Founder, The Brand Girls

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Who She Is and How She Has Overcome Limitations:

Here are the most important lessons I’ve learned from my experiences:


Abby Chao, COO and Co-founder, CollegeBacker

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Who She Is and How She Has Overcome Limitations:

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Lisa Wang, CEO and Founder, SheWorx

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Who She Is and How She Has Overcome Limitations:

Here are the most important lessons I’ve learned from my experiences:


Shannon Keith, CEO, Sudara

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Who She Is and How She Has Overcome Limitations:

Here are the most important lessons I’ve learned from my experiences:


Georgia Weidman, Founder and CTO, Shevirah Inc.

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Who She Is and How She Has Overcome Limitations:

Here are the most important lessons I’ve learned from my experiences:


Anna McNaught, Founder, The Liked Photo

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Who She Is and How She Has Overcome Limitations:


Debbie Roxarzade, founder & CEO of Rachel’s Kitchen

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Who She Is and How She Has Overcome Limitations:

Here are the most important lessons I’ve learned from my experiences:


Cricket Lee, CEO, Fitlogic

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Who She Is and How She Has Overcome Limitations:

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Ally Karsyn, founder, producer and host of Ode

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Who She Is and How She Has Overcome Limitations:

Here are the most important lessons I’ve learned from my experiences:


ISHR Group

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Who She Is and How She Has Overcome Limitations:

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Monique Honaman, CEO, Contender Brands

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Who She Is and How She Has Overcome Limitations:

Here are the most important lessons I’ve learned from my experiences:


Laura Weidman Powers, co-founder & CEO, Code2040

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Who She Is and How She Has Overcome Limitations:

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Eileen Gittins, CEO & Founder, Bossygrl

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Who She Is and How She Has Overcome Limitations:

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Ainsley Braun, Cofounder & CEO, Tinfoil Security

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Who She Is and How She Has Overcome Limitations:


Shevonne Joyce

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Who She Is and How She Has Overcome Limitations:

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Diane Vrkic, Founder & CEO, Waypoint

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Who She Is and How She Has Overcome Limitations:

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Yeva Hyusyan, Co-Founder & CEO, SoloLearn, Inc.

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Who She Is and How She Has Overcome Limitations:

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Carolyn Rodz, co-founder and CEO, Alice

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Who She Is and How She Has Overcome Limitations:

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Debbie Sardone, Founder

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Who She Is and How She Has Overcome Limitations:

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Aja Edmond

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Who She Is and How She Has Overcome Limitations:

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Lily Liu, Founder, The Lobas

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Who She Is and How She Has Overcome Limitations:

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Alexandra Booze, Founder, East Coast Contessas

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Who She Is and How She Has Overcome Limitations:

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Karolyn Hart, COO & Cofounder, InspireHUB Technologies Inc.

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Who She Is and How She Has Overcome Limitations:


Cassy Aoyagi, president and co-founder, FormLA Landscaping

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Who She Is and How She Has Overcome Limitations:


Savannah Peterson, Founder & Chief Unicorn of Savvy Millennial

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Who She Is and How She Has Overcome Limitations:

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Sharlrita Deloatch, Business Strategist, Speaker, Author & Boss Women Elite Founder, SJD Enterprises LLC

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Who She Is and How She Has Overcome Limitations:

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Jordann Windschauer-Amatea, CEO and Founder, Base Culture

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Who She Is and How She Has Overcome Limitations:

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Katelyn Wollet, Photographer/ Artist, Katelyn Wollet Photography

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Who She Is and How She Has Overcome Limitations:

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Jennifer Kessler, CEO/Co-Founder, Bizzy; Chiara McPhee, COO/Co-Founder, Bizzy

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Who She Is and How She Has Overcome Limitations:

Here are the most important lessons I’ve learned from my experiences:


Nina Pfister, Founder & President, Mooring Advisory Group, Inc.

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Who She Is and How She Has Overcome Limitations:

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Madeleine Park, President & Founder, Together She Can

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Who She Is and How She Has Overcome Limitations:

Here are the most important lessons I’ve learned from my experiences:


Donna Miller, Founder, C3Workplace

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Who She Is and How She Has Overcome Limitations:

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Mary Fox, CEO & Co-Founder, Marlow

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Who She Is and How She Has Overcome Limitations:

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Alex Hanifin, CEO, Alpine Start Foods

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Who She Is and How She Has Overcome Limitations:

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Julie Ball, Founder and Chief Sparkler, Sparkle Hustle Grow

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Who She Is and How She Has Overcome Limitations:

Here are the most important lessons I’ve learned from my experiences:


Lindsey Carnett, CEO & President, Marketing Maven

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Who She Is and How She Has Overcome Limitations:

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Lisa Hennessy, Founder, DreamJobbing

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Who She Is and How She Has Overcome Limitations:

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Rudina Seseri, Founder and Managing Partner, Glasswing Ventures

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Who She Is and How She Has Overcome Limitations:

Here are the most important lessons I’ve learned from my experiences:


Green Piñata

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Who She Is and How She Has Overcome Limitations:


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Masami Sato, Founder & CEO, B1G1 (Buy1GIVE1)

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Who She Is and How She Has Overcome Limitations:

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Ayat Shukairy, Co-founder, Invesp

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Who She Is and How She Has Overcome Limitations:

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Chellee Siewert, President, Capture Marketing

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Who She Is and How She Has Overcome Limitations:

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Tanya Bourque, Founder, Untappt.io

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Who She Is and How She Has Overcome Limitations:

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Megan Shroy, Founder & President, Approach Marketing

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Who She Is and How She Has Overcome Limitations:

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Julie Cole, Co-founder and Senior Director of Public Relations, Mabel’s Labels Inc.

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Who She Is and How She Has Overcome Limitations:

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Marla Aaron, Founder, Marla Aaron Jewelry

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Who She Is and How She Has Overcome Limitations:

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Amber Venz Box, Founder and CEO, rewardStyle

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Who She Is and How She Has Overcome Limitations:

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Alison Bernstein, Founder and President, Suburban Jungle

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Who She Is and How She Has Overcome Limitations:

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Pamela Wasabi. Author, Plant-Based Chef. AMLAMIAMI

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Who She Is and How She Has Overcome Limitations:

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Kelby Hawn, Co-Founder & Designer/Front-End Developer, Dolly

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Who She Is and How She Has Overcome Limitations:

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Andrea Sommer, Founder & CEO, Hiver

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Who She Is and How She Has Overcome Limitations:

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Eileen Gordon, Founder/CEO, Barnraiser

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Who She Is and How She Has Overcome Limitations:

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Lynn Perkins, CEO & co-founder of UrbanSitter

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Who She Is and How She Has Overcome Limitations:

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Alana Frome, Co-Founder and Chief Technology Officer, HiMama Inc.

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Who She Is and How She Has Overcome Limitations:

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MaryEllen, Co-Founder, Yarlap by Relevium Labs, Inc.

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Who She Is and How She Has Overcome Limitations:

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Rachel S. Kaplan, CEO/Founder, byASSOCIATION

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Who She Is and How She Has Overcome Limitations:

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Lexi Montgomery, CEO of Darling Miami LLC

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Who She Is and How She Has Overcome Limitations:

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Rebecca Liebman, Co-founder and CEO, LearnLux

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Who She Is and How She Has Overcome Limitations:

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Joanna Kulesa, CEO and Founder, Offleash

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Who She Is and How She Has Overcome Limitations:

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Candice Simons, Owner and President, Brooklyn Outdoor

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Who She Is and How She Has Overcome Limitations:

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Sheila Elias, Artist, Elias Art Studio

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Alina Morse, Founder/CEO, Zollicandy: The All-Natural Candy that cleans your teeth

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Jennifer Clary, Co-Founder, The Baby Box Co.

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Tara Akhavan, Co-founder & CTO, IRYStec Software Inc.

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Tanya Bakalov, CEO, HelloTeam

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Deborah Sweeney, CEO, MyCorporation.com

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Raegan Moya-Jones, co-founder, aden + anais

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Liz Wessel, CEO & Co-Founder, WayUp

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Tammy Whitworth, Chairman and CEO, Window World

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Anna Brockway, Co-Founder and Chief Marketing Officer, Chairish

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Kaarina Kvaavik and Heather Morgan Shoemaker, Co-founders, Language I/O

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Pam Ginocchio and Melisa Fluhr, co-founders, Project Nursery

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Birgit Coles, Founder, Simbi

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Leila Janah, CEO, Samasource and LXMI

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Who She Is and How She Has Overcome Limitations:

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Victoria Elena Nones

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Phoenix Gonzalez, co-founder and president of sales at dotstudioPRO

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Rita Goldberg, CEO, British Swim School

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Linda Yates, founder and CEO at Mach49

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Chris Johnson, founder, Studio88 and Design Tec

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Janelle Benjamin, Co-Founder & COO, SuperData Research

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