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Nancy Wonnell: Mother In Law
Dr. Kathleen Hall: Stress Buster
Amie Chilson: Wise Investor
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Michele Wong: Sharing the Wealth
Mary Wayman: Time Keeper
Liz Ryan: Dot Com Doyenne
Ingrid Watkins: Always On the Move
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JJ Ramberg: Searching For Success
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open and respectful culture, and we’re committed to making sure our employees are
both rewarded and challenged. We wouldn’t be where we are today without them.
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We’re surrounded by people in the
spotlight who are doing really great
things—award-winning actresses turned
philanthropists, record-breaking politicians
forging new paths for women, celebrity
musicians beating cancer and raising funds
for the killer disease.
But what about the women we don’t see
in front of fashbulbs and television crews,
the women whose names aren’t splashed
across headlines? Even though they aren’t
top of mind with most of us, there are
countless ordinary women who are doing
extraordinary things every day.
Get ready for your close up, ladies.
On the following pages, you’ll meet some
of the women we think deserve celebra-
tion. We will introduce you to a mother
stricken with cancer who started a million
dollar business helping college students
graduate in four years because she discov-
ered a new appreciation for precious time.
There are women who not only manage
demanding careers and family life, but still
make time for worthy causes. Others are
proof that loyalty and longevity with an
employer need not be a thing of the past.
You don’t have to fnd a cure for AIDS
or put an end to homelessness and pov-
erty across the globe to make your mark.
Plenty of men and women are working
toward those goals. For the rest of us,
we can bring about positive change and
infuence in ways big and small—on our
We encourage you to fnd your own place
in the spotlight. Whether it’s lending an
ear to the troubled colleague in the next
cubicle, speaking up for those without a
voice or spending a Saturday volunteering
instead of shopping, there are endless
opportunities to make your mark.
YOU HEAR THE STORIES ALL THE TIME,
FROM THE MAIL ROOM TO THE BOARD
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AND NOw THEY RUN THE COMpANY.
ENTER pAMELA NICHOLSON.
She’s living proof that the right mix of
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Her title stands alone, but her humble
beginnings tell the whole story. Starting at
Enterprise Rent-A-Car as a Management
Trainee shortly after graduating from the
University of Missouri, Columbia in 1981,
Nicholson spent the next 25 years steadily
climbing the corporate ladder. Today she
oversees the operations of the whole com-
pany as the Executive Vice President and
Chief Operating Offcer.
As she’s grown professionally, the com-
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rental car company with only 10,000
vehicles in service; and as one of the
company’s top performers throughout her
career, she has been essential in helping
Enterprise achieve its tremendous success
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Only the third COO in Enterprise’s history,
a company now celebrating its 50th year,
Nicholson stands out as a woman in a very
male-dominated industry, the automotive
business. Because she started her career
at the rental counter, and has held nearly
every position in between—from Assistant
Branch Manager to Branch Manager to
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rate VP—she has a very down-to-earth
approach with the employees she interacts
with and appreciates their responsibilities.
They too value her because she’s been
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Nicholson of all people knows that mu-
tual respect is essential. After all, given
Enterprise’s long tradition of promoting
within, the counter clerk today could be
the big boss in the future.
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hENtz: tOp taLENt
Even though she is the manager of tal-
ent acquisition for Osram Sylvania, one
of the world’s leading lighting manu-
facturers, Maureen Crawford Hentz
has no direct reports. She can’t lead
by command or pull rank on those
beneath her. Instead, to get colleagues’
support for her ideas and initiatives,
Hentz must lead by infuence.
She was hired to help diversify the candidate pool and to
improve sourcing. And she’s done just that by listening to
peers and understanding what they need, not just pushing what
she wants to offer. Her recommendations are taken seriously
because of the trust she has built and the expertise she is
able to share.
With a passion for recruiting millennials, Hentz has secured her
place as a thought leader inside and outside of the company for
her knowledge of how this youngest generation in the workplace
impacts business. Her prior experience as director of career
services at Wentworth Institute of Technology is the driving
force behind this ideology.
In addition to attending career fairs and other external recruit-
ing events, Hentz works with the company’s internal groups to
champion women’s issues. She is involved in the Women’s Affnity
Group and was the founding Vice President of the Advocates
with People with Disabilities Affnity group, focusing on efforts to
expand the recruitment of women and men with disabilities. She
uses her HR skills to provide training on hiring and working with
people with disabilities.
After observing Hentz in action, a colleague with a reputation for
being a tough cookie turned to her and said, “You really do care
about what you do. I can see your infuence on the company al-
ready and you’re really as good as we thought you were.” That’s
awfully rewarding feedback for the woman who’s usually more
comfortable doling out the praise and recognition for others.
Can one person really make a difference to
the ethical culture at work? Carolyn Turknett,
co-founder of an Atlanta-based consulting
frm, says yes.
In her book Decent People, Decent Company: How to Lead with
Character at Work and in Life, co-authored with husband Bob
Turknett, she argues that if an individual—at any level in the
corporate hierarchy—leads with character, that person can create
an organization with a culture of decency, respect, and integrity.
Many women, however, fnd it diffcult to disagree with their
boss when they observe something wrong at work. They wonder
if it’s worth the risk to come forward about unethical activity
they’ve seen or heard. They may fear losing their jobs, benefts
and fnancial stability, but recent research reveals that something
else may be at stake.
A Turknett Leadership Group study revealed that though female
managers rated higher than male managers on 25 of 47 manage-
rial and leadership competencies and as good as male managers
on 21 of the 47 categories, the only competency women scored
lower on was self-esteem. The study defned this category as a
high level of self-worth and confdence.
“Women without confdence tend to stay quiet when they know
something’s wrong,” says Turknett. “If the top brass is ignor-
ing ethical standards of business, they are more likely to reward
employees who blow the whistle with permanent vacation rather
Turknett Leadership Group (www.turknett.com) helps ma-
jor companies like BellSouth, Georgia-Pacifc Corporation,
American Cancer Society, Hewlett-Packard and Mercer Human
Resources Consulting achieve leadership character, an essential
ingredient to a proftable and successful company.
“Leaders’ mistakes, even enormous ones, can be overcome,” she
says. “But failures of integrity cannot. Companies must make eth-
ics a priority if they want to be successful.”
As public trust in corporate leadership erodes, Turknett says the
importance of ensuring that employees at every level maintain
integrity at work is the best way to reinvigorate organizations.
Turknett’s Top Ways to Work Ethically Every Day
• Don’t wait around for others to act ethically. You might wait a
while. Go ahead and take a stand even when others don’t. You’ll
be respected in the long run.
• Take responsibility for your own mistakes. In a successful or-
ganization, everyone must take responsibility for and ownership
of success and failure. Maintain personal accountability as well
as hold others accountable. Don’t take everything upon your-
self, but be accountable for the things you are involved in. Take
responsibility for the success of the collective effort. Humility is
concerned with results, not recognition.
• Control your emotions. Believe that you can control your envi-
ronment and affect change. If you cannot control your emotions,
you can’t manage others. Maintain emotional responses that are
• Remember that every little thing matters. Is there a difference
between stealing millions of dollars in company stock or a box
of paper clips? In the most fundamental sense, the answer is no.
The consequences might be worlds apart, but the action in both
scenarios is the same and they’re both wrong. Be sure to maintain
integrity when no one is watching because someone always is.
Ready to join our team?
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As the mother of two young boys and the founder and chief exec-
utive of a successful business, Kim Houlne knows the challenges
of being a working mom. And her brainchild Working Solutions
is largely based on this concept.
The company contracts with home-based agents to provide
customer service to leading brands, including Wyndham Hotels
and Resorts, Offce Depot, Cingular and Kodak, in a variety of
industries. This virtual workforce includes more than 600 women
agents, all of whom are motivated and led by Houlne, which has
meant low turnover and high growth for the company.
Houlne saw the demand for viable work-at-home employment
and seized the opportunity, creating a great environment for her
workers in and out of the offce. The proof is in the employees:
For the last two years, Houlne’s corporate staff nominated Work-
ing Solutions as a “Best Place to Work” in the Dallas-Fort Worth
area, and it ranked within the top 20 both years.
Her staff credits her calm, cool demeanor—even in the face of
challenge and adversity—as one of her impressive strengths.
When Houlne and her senior managers met with a big client for
a performance update in the early stage of the business relation-
ship, the client offered their feedback in the form of a report card.
Working Solutions received mostly positive marks, but scored an
F in one category. Although Houlne was surprised and disap-
pointed to receive the low grade, her response was to smile and
say, “Wow, I have never received an F before, but at least now
I know we can only go up from here!”
Instead of assigning blame or pointing fngers, Houlne gathered
her team to brainstorm next steps and decide how to best improve
client relations. She leads not through fear and intimidation,
but rather through positively soliciting opinions and avoiding
criticism and personal attacks.
In addition to keeping clients happy, she’s
a hands-on pro at making sure staffers are
satisfed too. On several occasions, Houlne
has gone above and beyond to ensure prop-
er work life balance and job satisfaction
by making schedule adjustments, revising
job functions, or even creating a new role
entirely. And when some employees seem
to be doing just fne with the workload
assigned, Houlne comes along and gently
pushes them to reach new goals to expand
their knowledge and skill sets.
Under Kate Frucher’s leadership, Axiom
Legal has pioneered a modern alternative
to the traditional law frm by providing
onsite counsel services to large corporate
clients. Axiom attorneys have the op-
portunity to do challenging work in-house
with leading corporations, yet are part of
the Axiom frm and community. By al-
lowing attorneys to choose how much they
want to work and the kinds of things they
want to work on, Axiom offers women
more control, balance and exceptional
quality of life. Since joining in 2005,
Frucher has been directly responsible for
more than doubling revenue to almost $30
million last year.
Perhaps even more impressive is Axiom’s
attrition rate which is around ten percent,
well below the roughly twenty-percent
turnover at a typical law frm. Histori-
cally, female lawyers working in frms
have had little choice but to work full-
time, which, in the legal feld, constitutes
as much as 15 hour days. Balancing life
outside of work is seen not only as a chal-
lenge, but in some cases a weakness. The
women attorneys at Axiom credit Frucher
for freeing them mentally from having to
make those diffcult choices.
From launching the Americorps National
Service Program as part of a small Clinton
White House team, to serving under
Mayor Rudy Giuliani to overhaul New
York City’s child welfare system, Frucher
has always looked for ways to make a
difference by forging new ground. When
New York City, along with the rest of the
country, witnessed the devastation of 9/11,
Frucher took on the position of senior aide
to the Fire Commissioner. She played a
critical role for the fre department at an
important moment in history, putting much
needed protocols in place that are being
used to this day.
Concurrent with her position as the
General Manager of Axiom’s New York
headquarters, Frucher has been a senior
fellow in the Combating Terrorism Center
at the U.S. Military Academy at West
Point. Since graduating with honors from
both Harvard College and Stanford Law
School, this crusader has built a portfolio
of credentials far more impressive than
most people dream possible. Fortunately
for us, we’re all benefting from her un-
wavering and admirable devotion to public
service and private practice.
Dealing with family can be diffcult on personal matters, and it can be especially sticky
when you mix business with pleasure. Cheryl Dorrell’s stepfather thought she had a
head for business and a fair for creativity, so he decided to put the family business
under her reign.
This hadn’t always been Dorrell’s plan. She was pursuing her dream of becoming a
television reporter while working at a station in Tuscaloosa, Alabama when her stepdad
announced he wanted to semi-retire. He suggested that Dorrell move back to Atlanta to
learn the ropes at Name Makers, which mass produced personalized sewing labels.
After working her way up from telemarketer to president more than a decade ago,
Dorrell has been the driving force for corporate growth. She launched exciting new
personalized packaging concepts, including a wide selection of personalized gift wrap,
ribbon, boxes and bags, as well as an updated line of sewing labels. At the 2005 National
Stationary Show, her company took Best New Product Award for its personalized gift
wrap. Her products have been featured on NBC’s Today, Oprah’s O List in The O Maga-
zine, Martha Stewart Weddings, Glamour, In Style, and even The Wall Street Journal.
Even though she gave up her original career aspirations to accommodate her family’s
wishes and she often misses out on time with her kids when she’s on the road, there
are rewarding moments that Dorrell says make running a family business worth all the
sacrifces she has had to endure. She never tires of hearing a buyer exclaim that amid
thousands of things at a trade show, her products are the only ones they really love.
Dorrell says communication with her stepfather can be diffcult at times because he still
has a hand in the business and sometimes insists that his two cents be heard. Yet she
takes comfort in knowing he could have picked someone else to run the ship, and she’s
proud that he believed in her and knew she could do it.
In a profession sometimes plagued by
scandal,Wendy Hambleton stands out for
always playing by the rules. As a Partner
and Associate Director of Assurance with
BDO Seidman, the world’s ffth largest
accounting network, her ethics are
One of the few women to reach the ranks
of technical advisor, her peers know she’s
a wealth of information and that she’s the
go-to gal when it comes to technical ac-
counting and reporting issues. Hambleton
co-authored two courses related to SEC
Reporting, which are taken by hundreds
of professionals each year seeking to
increase their knowledge of the feld.
Aside from her in depth knowledge of the
industry she loves, Hambleton looks at
the complexity of public accountancy with
a different eye than most. Public accoun-
tants, by virtue of their roles as auditors
of public companies, are charged with pro-
tecting the interest of the investors. Often
times, this role puts people like Hamble-
ton at odds with their clients in inter-
preting their accounting literature.This is
where her ethics and strong management
skills, which have been described as “calm
assertive” by colleagues, bring her to the
forefront of a highly stressful, and at times
ethically ambiguous, feld.
Hambleton works with BDO Seidman’s
client service teams and clients to help
resolve these sticky situations with ap-
propriate interpretations of accounting
literature and how it applies to the clients’
circumstances. Her style is to let people
voice their opinions and concerns, provide
advice as to what the rules say and why,
and keep the situation moving forward to
an appropriate resolution.
Her direct reports say that Hambleton
works through the most diffcult of issues
with a sense of ease and a touch of humor,
always composed and helpful, even with
those who cause others to stress out.
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care human resources, Barbara Bowman
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budget for an operation that employs some
4,500 people, and she never forgets the
importance of fnding time to make each
person and patient feel special.
Bowman implemented several initiatives
to make life a little easier on the staff, the
physicians, the patients and the parents
who walk through the hospital’s doors.
To ensure a smooth transition for working
mothers returning from maternity leave,
Bowman created a program allowing
them access to support groups, a buddy
system and nursing rooms. Children’s
Memorial does not have on-site daycare,
so she advocated for back-up family care
for employees, which includes child care
planning assistance and up to 80 hours of
free back-up care in employees’ homes or
at local centers.
She is also responsible for introducing an
on-site concierge team for both employees
and patients. The service will run errands,
do laundry, buy coloring books or slippers
for a sick child or make travel arrange-
ments. They offer free movie rentals
within the hospital for patients, and they
even have an on-site fnancial program for
employees to help plan for college or the
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When Nancy Wonnell turned 50, she
wasn’t thinking about retirement. In fact,
she had just started a brand new career.
At 47, Wonnell graduated from Ohio State
University’s Law School with her Juris
Working as an aide in her husband’s offce
and making frequent trips to the court-
house to fle paperwork prompted her
desire to become a trial lawyer—even at
what many would call a later time in life.
Her matter-of-factness makes it seem as
simple a choice as cooking dinner—some-
thing she also mastered through rais-
ing three children and accommodating
20-person meals for her husband’s friends
and business associates. After acquiring
her degree, Wonnell built her business and
reputation as a lawyer who cares—about
her clients, about the law and about other
new lawyers, especially women coming
out of law school at a non-traditional time
in their lives.
Now the sole owner and operator of a
full service law frm in Columbus, Ohio,
Wonnell is a source of inspiration and
knowledge for women in the courtroom.
She has assisted many in completing the
requirements to become court appointed
lawyers—allowing them to second chair
her in criminal trials and shadow her in
She is also a staunch advocate against the
death penalty. On her latest death penalty
case, she negotiated with the prosecutor
to drop the death penalty specifcation,
thereby ensuring that her client wouldn’t
receive the death penalty even if he is
found guilty of murder. When asked
why she opposes it so strongly, it’s a
similar tone as why she went to law
school in her forties: “I could give you
answers: it’s unfair
between the races
and the rich and the
poor but really it’s
pretty simple. I’m
Irish Catholic and
I’ve been against it
my whole life. It’s
how I was raised
and what I believe.”
Dr. Kathleen Hall knows stress. She juggled
a career as a stock broker with a Wall
Street frm, two young daughters, a mar-
riage and owned and managed a thriving
horse breeding business. She exercised
furiously, drove expensive cars and lived
with her family in a beautiful home.Then,
in a fash, her seamless life began to un-
ravel with intermittent panic attacks.
Rejecting society’s defnition of success, Dr. Hall became fasci-
nated with the emerging feld of mind-body medicine. She found
that job stress costs companies billions of dollars annually in
health care premiums, lost work time and decreased productivity.
Dr. Hall, author of A Life in Balance: Nourishing the Four Roots of
True Happiness, says most of the people she met were feeling
overbooked, overworked and overwhelmed. She related to them
on a personal level and chose to spend many years immersed in
the feld of stress—seeking education, training and experience
Among the results: A website (stressinstitute.com) of rich re-
sources and a series of effective stress management techniques
that Dr. Hall says are her favorites.
Laugh often.This releases the healing hormone endorphins, the
body’s natural pain killers. Rent a funny movie or listen to a
comedian. Laughter lowers blood pressure, reduces stress hor-
mones and boosts your immune function.
Eat Breakfast. People who eat breakfast consume less fat and
have a higher intake of essential vitamins and minerals and lower
serum cholesterol, which lessens the risk of heart disease.
Get a Pet. Studies reveal there are benefts of owning a pet,
such as reduction of blood pressure and inducing a relaxation
response in our bodies. Pets are emotional life savers.They help
people experience intimacy and also deal with changes and
losses in their lives.
Find Friends. Friendships are strong indicators of mental, physi-
cal and spiritual health. Friendship is not a luxury, but is essential
to work-life balance and your health. Studies show that isolation
decreases immune functioning and increases mortality risk.
Attitude of Gratitude. It is physiologically impossible to be
grateful and experience stress at the same time. Research
shows grateful individuals report having more energy and
less physical complaints than their non-grateful counterparts.
Gratitude exercises result in higher levels of alertness,
enthusiasm, determination, optimism and energy.
dr. KatHleen Hall:
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Since 1983, Toyota Financial Services (TFS) has grown from a small company of eight
associates to more than 3,000, with over $50 billion in managed assets, serving 2.3 million
customers. At TFS, tomorrow means rising to the challenges of a changing marketplace by
promoting a high-performance culture that will allow us to develop better solutions, programs,
and services for both existing and new customers. To inquire about career opportunities with
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Lexus and Scion products. TMS and its subsidiaries are also involved in distribution, logistics,
motorsports, and research and development. At TMS, we take pride in what the Toyota name
represents – innovation, quality and reliability. To inquire about career opportunities with
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Let’s face it, we no longer need to bring
along a guy to help us buy a car, and we
don’t have to wait for an engagement ring
to move out on our own. Amie Chilson
understands that power of independence
and ownership, and she’s empowering
women to establish fnancial security
through real estate.
In Campbell, CA Chilson established
herself as a real estate power house by
selling 21 homes in her frst year as
a licensed agent in 2004, and earning
honors as Realtors Magazine “30 under
30” and Business Journal’s “Top 40
After realizing her passion to help single
women purchase their frst homes and
her natural knack for the business, she
formed Girl Powered Real Estate. Since its
inception in 2005, the company has helped
more than a dozen women buy homes and
they’re currently working with over 20
other women on a Girl Powered game plan
to buy property—a wise investment—
within the next two years.
Chilson bought her frst home in 2002
when she was just 25. That experience
has enabled her to show others that it is
indeed possible. One of her clients—a
single 26-year-old—was expected to
honor her culture by remaining at home
with her parents until she was married and
could buy a home with her future husband.
Although respectful of her family and its
heritage, with Chilson’s careful fnancial
guidance and emotional encouragement,
she chose to put her own fnancial security
ahead of other people’s wishes by purchas-
ing a home valued at more than $400,000.
She realized waiting for marriage wasn’t
the best way to build her wealth.
With more single women than married
women living in this country—and with
the often-devastating fnancial realities of
divorce facing many women—The Girl
Powered team is well on its way to awak-
ening the power and courage that already
exists in every woman’s soul. Chilson’s
leading the charge to channel that energy
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that it is because of the talented men and
women who dedicate their skills to our
success that we have been voted #1 for the
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Our management team members know that
Golden Corral is committed to helping them
pursue their goals for success by providing
them with the very best training possible
and a dedicated promote-from-within policy.
As a matter of fact, most of our General
Managers have been promoted from the
Associate Manager level. Talk about rising
to the top!
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Amy Scott appreciates the value of women
helping women and she exudes a unique
blend of friendship and mentoring in the
workplace every single day. As a manag-
ing partner at New York Life—one of the
youngest people to be promoted to this top
title—she supervises three partners and
more than 70 agents while juggling her
own family of three young children. Her
colleagues say she’s a role model who in-
spires women to recognize that it is indeed
possible to lead a balanced life and to be
successful as well as compassionate.
Above and beyond her core responsi-
bilities, Scott actively participates as a
speaker at events to promote the growth
and development of other women. She
knows frsthand that a career in insurance
and fnancial services can be a great ft for
women because it combines the ability
to do good for others and to do well for
themselves. Add to that the opportunity
to carve out ample time for family, and
you have what Scott believes is a winning
world of work.
Her leadership and service extend out-
side of the offce too. Scott was the team
captain for the 2006 Susan G. Komen
Breast Cancer Awareness walk and she is
on the board of the Children’s Hospital in
Columbus, Ohio. She also lends her time
to Coats for Kids and Heart of Georgia
Big Brothers Big Sisters.
Scott says watching agents who she
recruited and trained excel is incredibly
satisfying, and she calls their success one
of the most gratifying aspects of her ca-
reer. “I believe and strive to communicate
that your career should enrich your life
and those around you.”
• In 2006, New York Life had 308
women members of the Million
Dollar Round Table, the premier
association of fnancial professionals,
more than twice as many as any
other US company.
• New York Life recruits and retains
the highest number of women agents
in the industry according to LIMRA,
the industry’s largest resource
for fnancial services marketing
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Mary Wayman never planned on becom-
ing an entrepreneur, but when she was
diagnosed with uterine cancer in 1998,
eventually spreading to her breast and then
her brain, she knew she had to make some
things happen fast for her family and for
herself. One of her greatest desires was to
see her oldest of three children graduate
Wayman learned that less than forty per-
cent of students graduate from four-year
programs in the same number of years.
The prolonged process costs them both
time and money, and Wayman knew that
time was an incredibly valuable commod-
ity at this stage in her battle to survive.
She formed Application 2 Graduation,
which has grown since 1999 into a mil-
lion-dollar frm dedicated to empower-
ing students while they pursue a college
For Wayman, who has a Juris Doctor-
ate from Howard University and was a
Judge Advocate General in the military
before retiring as a Major after 22 years of
service, her accidental journey into entre-
preneurship has helped more than 6,000
students with everything from school se-
lection, application process, and fnancial
aide to curriculum building and course
scheduling. She boasts a 99 percent
success rate in clients graduating in four
years rather than the standard six.
As a way to ensure that A2G’s services
are available to those who cannot afford
it, Wayman created Four Year Tops. This
non-proft scholarship program selects
talented and dedicated college-bound indi-
viduals who can beneft most from A2G’s
Wayman continues her struggle each day
to maintain a healthy, whole and healed
body while she runs the business. And her
son is on track to graduate at exactly four
year mark. She plans to be in the stands,
waving him on to the next phase.
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Everyone has had those days: your favor-
ite coffee shop is closed, your car breaks
down, you’re late for work and your boss
isn’t going to care for your excuses. Phyl-
lis Fultz, an administrative assistant at
Synergex, was having one of those days,
but luckily, her boss did care.
“My car went out and it was going to cost
quite a bit of money to fx,” said Fultz of
her car woes, “Michele [Wong] had the ac-
countant give me a check for the cost and
did not charge me interest to repay her. I
had only been with the company for six
months at that time.”
Michele, the heroine in Fultz’ story, is Mi-
chele Wong, the CEO of Synergex, a 54-
person computer programming company
in Northern California. There are no doors
on any offces at Synergex, redefning the
term “open door policy.” Any employee
is welcome to drop in on any executive
at any time for an impromptu exchange.
There is a company information exchange
meeting twice a month to keep all employ-
ees abreast of the various departments.
Wong makes a point of meeting with each
project group without the manager pres-
ent to discuss work and leisure activities.
Synergex also mentors minority student
interns from high schools and provides
resources and encouragement for them to
continue their education.
Other perks that Wong implemented: free
daily breakfast, a fully stocked kitchen,
paid, long term care along with insurance
packages, casual dress code, company
picnics, lunches, dinners, outdoor activi-
ties, and movies. Such initiatives granted
Synergex with the Best Place to Work
award for a small for-proft company by
the Sacramento Bee in 2006.
“As a single mom, it is hard on the budget
for extra activities,” Fultz says, “Michele
gives us free tickets to the museum all the
time, along with a host of other wonder-
ful ways to help expand my daughter’s
With many corporate executives appear-
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At the height of the dot com era in the
nineties, advances in technology paved
the way for an entirely new platform for
networking and sharing knowledge online.
Liz Ryan saw an opportunity to fll a void
in the way women communicated.
She created WorldWIT, one of the frst
global online and offine networks for
women in business and technology, which
today connects more than 40,000 members
across industries via its free discussion
groups. And, through Ryan’s leader-
ship, the group has brought face-to-face
networking and educational events to
businesswomen in 25 countries since it
launched seven years ago.
The launch of individual WorldWIT
chapters has created the basis for building
strong communities by combining online
conversation, quick information sharing
and in-person events.
Although her efforts have expanded glob-
ally, Ryan remains rooted in Colorado’s
business community, where she lives with
her husband and their fve children. She
writes numerous online columns and is
active in career development programs for
individuals and corporations.
She solicits feedback from WorldWIT
members and offers recommendations
and solutions to fulfll their requests. One
recent example is National Breast Feed-
ing at Work Week, a week-long celebra-
tion introduced by WorldWIT in response
to chatter among members in discussion
Ryan also helped debut a pioneering
e-mentoring program between ChicWIT,
the group’s Chicago chapter, and a seventh
grade class at Young Women’s Leader-
ship Charter School, which is the nation’s
only math and science-focused charter
school exclusively for girls. The program
promotes a sense of fuidity
between the generations. E-mentoring
gives young girls a window into the adult
workplace, and it gives working women
an opportunity to look at aspirations
through the eyes of middle school stu-
Her mentoring extends to women who
haven’t yet embarked on their careers with
the recent launch of PhillyCampusWIT,
the frst WorldWIT chapter for college-age
In addition to being an award-winning
entrepreneur, Ryan speaks French, Polish,
and Korean, and she says she can offer
greetings in 55 other languages. It’s just
one more way she’s able to connect with
Learn more about Ryan’s social and pro-
fessional networking expertise and how
to cultivate an online network for global
reach, and business and personal support
in her new book Happy About Online
Networking: The virtual-ly simple way to
build professional relationships.
In the mid eighties, Ingrid Watkins moved from Columbia,
South Carolina to Washington, D.C. with her life savings of
$2,000, about 200 copies of her short resume, and the determina-
tion to make it in a big city. She landed a role at the Corporation
for Public Broadcasting, but it wouldn’t be the last gutsy career
decision she had to make.
Several years later she gave birth to twins, one of which was
born with special needs. She put her career on the back burner
to devote all of her time to her family. She created a parents’
support group and became a foster mother for other special
When her twins were only four years old, Watkins found herself
a divorced single mother who could no longer afford to be
unemployed. Out of necessity, she returned to work and accepted
a job that she considered well beneath her skill level to ensure
she had a fexible schedule for her children. Because the position
as a coordinator in the fnance area of The Coca-Cola Company
offered few challenges, she grew bored with her duties. But
instead of remaining stagnant, Watkins took it upon herself to
learn some basic technology skills and she created an e-news-
letter and website for her group that was ultimately distributed
That exposure caught the eyes of the company’s supplier diver-
sity team, which was in need of a communications and website
manager. Watkins was promoted to that role. Her efforts have
been instrumental in aiding the Supplier Diversity team to meet
and exceed its goals of engaging minority and women-owned
businesses in procurement opportunities within The Coca-Cola
Never one to rest on her laurels, at the age of 40, Watkins
returned to school for her MBA, which she received with honors.
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Whoever said landing a new job at sixty-
something is impossible hasn’t met Linda
At 63, this Salt Lake City computer pro-
grammer knew she didn’t ft the profle
of a traditional techie.The industry is
male-centric and youth-dominated, both
of which worked against her during her
nine years at a global IT giant. She was
surrounded by swarms of fresh college
grads and twenty-somethings with sharp
skills and the ability to learn at lightning
Yet even with what was sometimes a
generation difference between her and
her colleagues and often times her boss-
es, Hall was good at her job, and with
a warm and welcoming personality, she
was well-liked by peers. As an extremely
dedicated employee, she as frequently
called on to work into the wee hours of
the night to complete critical tasks.
None of that mattered when, thirty years
into her career, Hall received the worst
possible news for a mature worker in the
technology sector: She was being laid off.
With just a three month cushion of
severance pay and benefts, Hall was
justifably nervous about securing a new
job. Being single, a steady salary was a
fnancial necessity, and being career-
minded, a meaningful and challenging job
was emotionally critical. Job searching is
always diffcult but with a line of young,
fresh geniuses in front of her at every
interview, there were weeks of despair
and discouragement where Hall
worried that her career days may have
been behind her.
She used her anxiety to establish a
plan—thanks in part, she says, to the
advice in Women For Hire books and
on our website. She stepped up her
networking immediately, asking everyone
for both job leads and candid feedback
on strengthening her resume. She en-
rolled in a weekly job search workshop
offered by her church where she devel-
oped a polished elevator pitch, rehearsed
interview questions, and connected with
All of those efforts—along with the
belief that her maturity and years of
experience were assets and not impedi-
ments—fnally paid off. Four months
after the layoff that turned her world
upside down, Hall received an offer from
one of the largest banks in the city as
a programmer with regular nine to fve
hours and a $15,000 increase over her
Today Hall says she love the new chal-
lenges she’s facing and the relationships
she is building. And perhaps best of all,
she cherishes her unique position and
perspective as a mature woman in a
young person’s world of work.
Noreen Heron Zautcke made her mark
The publicity guru was charged with
developing a high-profle campaign for
the 40th anniversary celebration of
Chicago’s legendary fondue restaurant,
Geja’s Café. Her big-buzz idea: create
the world’s largest pot of cheese fon-
due, melting more than 1,050 gallons
of cheese, breaking the record set in the
Guinness Book of World Records. The
public was invited to enjoy the compli-
mentary concoction, which was enough to
serve 35,000 people with leftovers going
to the Chicago Food Depository. A new
menu was unveiled at the event and guests
received steep discounts on dining.
That’s not the only gigantic stunt she’s
organized. Since opening her own public
relations frm in 2000, Zautcke planned
the World’s Largest Offce Party, which
celebrated a beneft for the Sun-Times
Charity Fund at the Hyatt Regency in
Chicago, and the Pepsi Easter Fairy Tale
Adventure with a parade.
Her creativity and theatrics can be traced
back to high school when she worked as
an usher at a dinner playhouse. She contin-
ued working there throughout college and
ultimately became the house manager and
then the publicity director. She went on to
handle marketing for Chicago’s long-run-
ning smash hit, Nunsense, and has since
represented an impressive 300 productions
in her career.
Not everything she does is in the spotlight.
Every week Zautcke sends care packages
of t-shirts, toiletries, hard candy and body
wash to American soldiers in Iraq. To
her, they are among the real stars of our
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In 2005, journalist JJ Ramberg, who reports on business for MSNBC, partnered with
her brother Ken, a dot com entrepreneur, to launch GoodSearch.com, a Yahoo-pow-
ered search engine that donates half of its revenue to the charities and schools its users
The Rambergs wanted to create a way for people to effortlessly support and feel con-
nected to their favorite charities. They knew everyone cares about a cause—whether
it’s fnding a cure for AIDS, rescuing stray animals, cleaning up the environment,
or improving education—but not everyone has the time or money to devote. They
identifed a way to take someone that all of us do every day—search the Internet—and
turn it into doing good simultaneously. Ramberg says search engines earned more
than six billion dollars in advertising revenue last year and with GoodSearch.com
she’s hoping to redirect some of that money to organizations trying to make the world
a better place.
Ramberg, who graduated cum laude from Duke University and holds an MBA from
Stanford Business School, is no stranger to philanthropy. She has volunteered over-
seas in India and Uganda for microfnance organizations. After watching her mother
lose her battle to cancer, Ramberg knows how great the need is to raise funds to care
for those suffering from the disease. Her nephew is fatally allergic to peanuts so her
family works to raise money for an organization searching for a cure. And one of her
best friends started the TEAK Fellowship program, which fundraises to support its
effort to help economically disadvantaged children get into good schools.
While our favorite non-proft is the Women For Hire Foundation, which was estab-
lished last year to assist displaced, low income women with career development,
GoodSearch.com users can choose to support any cause they wish. Each time you
conduct a search, just as you would on any other search engine, a penny goes to your
favorite charity, which is generated from Goodsearch.com’s advertising revenue. One
hundred people searching just four times a day will raise more than $1,400 a year for
More than 21,000 organizations are listed on GoodSearch, ranging from giants like
the United Way to an Elephant Sanctuary in Tennessee, and the frst round of checks
were mailed in December 2006. Ramberg says it was incredibly rewarding to see how
her enterprise is working to fund so many great causes. Her efforts are certainly good
news for all of them.
Moving alone to the United States from Kuwait at 18 in the midst of Saddam Hussein’s
invasion of her homeland, Kumu Gupta didn’t know if her family would survive the
violence and bloodshed of the Desert Storm war. She was forced to learn how to survive
here on her own and immersed herself in higher education. She earned dual degrees
with honors in Material Science and Engineering Science often as the only woman in
many of her classes. Prompted by a strong desire to help others, she received a Master’s
in Psychology. This paved the way for her younger siblings to pursue college degrees
from top universities in this country.
Today in addition to maintaining a proftable consulting frm she founded and providing
analysis for investment managers at a global consulting frm, Gupta fnds plenty of time
to volunteer for a variety of causes.
She’s active with the South Asian Women’s Support group in Boston and founded the
Donate A Cell Phone program for victims of domestic violence. She was recognized
for her efforts by being appointed to the city’s Mayor’s Commission on Women and
received an honorable mention at a state awards ceremony for service to the community.
Her outreach services expanded further in Boston when she was appointed to the Board
of Directors for non-proft organization Blue Hill Adventure and Quarry Museum, an
outdoor group that focuses on the Blue Hill Reservations. She photographed the area and
then put her technology skills to work to build a website promoting the group.
She’s not only proud of what she’s given to this country, but she’s also appreciative of
the opportunities afforded her. During a company-sponsored baseball outing, Gupta,
who hails from the Middle East, was the lead singer of the national anthem at a San
Francisco Giants baseball game.
Get Involved: Donate A Cell Phone
Since Valentine’s Day 2001, Jane Doe Inc.—in affliation with the Massachu-
setts Coalition Against Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence—has run a
variety of cell phone drives, and the public has responded by donating over
The Donate A Phone campaign is an ongoing effort sponsored on the
national level by the Wireless Foundation, Motorola and the National Coali-
tion Against Domestic Violence.To fnd out more, please check out their
web-site at www.wirelessfoundation.org. Phones can be mailed directly to:
Call to Protect
2555 Bishop Circle West
Dexter, MI 48130
WOMen Mean BusIness
Did you know that women owned businesses are growing at twice
the rate of all businesses in the United States? Or that 47 percent
of all privately held business in the United States is owned by
women? As executive director for the National Association of
Women Business Owners, Erin Fuller works on behalf of all of
them every day.
She’s testifed before Congress, and lobbied the U.S. Small Busi-
ness Administration, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commis-
sion, and both the Senate and House Committees on Small Busi-
ness regarding business ownership issues. Some of her expert testimonies discuss issues
such as health care or equal employment rights.
Most recently she testifed to the Senate Committee on Small Business and Entrepre-
neurship, arguing that women in business are not getting their fair share of procurement
opportunities despite a law that was passed for this reason over ten years ago.
“It’s important to educate the public about the growth of women-owned entrepreneur-
ship in the U.S.,” says Fuller of her testimonies.
Within her own organization, she has seen the membership of NAWBO grow from 5,500
in 2002 to 8,000. As women business owners contribute signifcantly to the economy,
they recognize the value of an organization devoted to representing and fghting for their
unique economic, social and political needs. Fuller will continue to lead their crusade.
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Always true to her vision, Jeanne Fitzmaurice has dedicated
herself to helping women who are enduring the realities of
Stage IV breast cancer.
Several years ago, her cousin passed away from the disease, and
through that experience Fitzmaurice came to understand the
desires of women to retain their dignity and family dynamic at a
time when their cancer spreads and cannot be contained.
With the vision of helping those who are living and dying through
the progression of this disease, Fitzmaurice formed the Gal
to Gal Foundation, dedicated to generating funds for existing
organizations supporting those living with this least understood
and least recognized phase of breast cancer. As the frst national
organization dedicating one hundred percent of its resources to
Stage 4 causes, Fitzmaurice has set a goal of raising a million dol-
lars over the next three years—and she’s well on her way.
To assure the fundraising success, Fitzmaurice formed Design-her
Gals to celebrate women and the world of fashion and fun. On
the website (designhergals.com), users can design note cards and
other paper products using images to replicate their likeness.
With Design-her Gals, everything in your closet always fts, and
every day is a good hair day—even if you may have lost it all in
With more than 150,000 registered users—thanks, in part, to
a plug from Oprah—Fitzmaurice, who works out of her home
in Bend, Oregon, still fnds time to answer almost every email
personally to stay connected to her loyal base. Every sale rings
up smiles for satisfed customers and support for the spirits of
women in Stage IV.
Even as a young girl growing
up in Walnut, CA, Sabira Alloo
had been exposed to the atroci-
ties and misfortunes of the
third world. Her parents—both
born and raised in East Af-
rica—made sure that she and
her siblings visited various cul-
tures in Europe, Africa, Asia,
the Middle East, and North and
South Americas. After seeing
how poverty and deprivation
affected so many, Alloo devel-
oped a strong compassion for
those without and decided to
apply it to her career.
Today, she works as Member-
ship and Development Man-
ager for the Pacifc Council on
International Policy, a non-
proft, non-partisan member-
ship organization that informs
people about international
policy issues. She was respon-
sible for organizing their an-
nual fagship event—which is
known as the premier interna-
tional policy gathering on the
West Coast, congregating over
200 world leaders and policy
shapers to unite and discuss
ideas for future change. She is
also responsible for increas-
ing their annual revenue by 80
percent through fundraising
Only a few years ago, as a
student she established the UC
Berkeley Chapter of a national
while studying there for her
BA in International Develop-
ment. The organization’s focus
was aimed at reducing and
preventing hunger, homeless-
ness, and disease through
community awareness and
During her studies, Alloo was
also the managing director of
the Berkeley Women’s Shelter,
a three-year commitment
that was done entirely on a
voluntary basis while work-
ing and going to school. She
was ultimately responsible for
coordinating the care required
for over 80 women who were
victims of domestic violence.
Through her extensive travels
and cultural experience (she
also speaks fve languages),
Alloo has a deeper apprecia-
tion for life. “Visiting so many
places, usually ones that don’t
enjoy the same luxuries you
have at home, made [me] much
more aware, compassionate
and driven to make a change.
Apart from that it gave [me]
a deep appreciation for other
cultures, crafts and languages
which [I] still value and am
infuenced by today.”
Accenture, a global management consulting,
technology services and outsourcing com-
pany boasts annual revenues of over $15.5
billion and over 130,000 employees. At a
global giant of that size, it’s easy to see how
someone could get lost in the shuffe. Not
She’s among the fve percent of employees who are Partners, and
she’s one in only a handful of African American women to hold
the prestigious title. On the job, her most recent project required
her to manage a team of up to 80 direct reports, covering as many
as 30 cultural backgrounds domestically and overseas in the
Arabian Gulf and Europe.
Despite her extremely demanding position, Bostick keeps com-
munity and global service high on her list of priorities. In De-
cember 2005, a year after a tsunami killed an estimated 190,000
people in Sri Lanka and other parts of South and Southeast
Asia—including a children’s music teacher, Orlantha Am-
brose—Bostick took a personal leave of absence to travel there
and produce a Christmas program. She had never met the music
teacher, but heard of the work she was doing offering children
free music lessons with the hope that it could create a communi-
cation channel and bring peace and unity to a war-torn country.
Every year Ambrose produced a Christmas program that mixed
underprivileged and mentally challenged children with able-bod-
ied and high society children in a performance of violin, vocal
pieces, and other instruments.
Leaving her Partner duties behind, Bostick traveled to the Gulf
to write, organize and produce a similar Christmas concert called
Heart Strings to honor the teacher’s passion for string instru-
ments. She stays in touch with Sri Lankan families and she
promises to return next year, making sweet music with them
at a bi-annual affair.
partner In cOMpassIOn
Orlantha Ambrose’s former students with Bostick in Sri Lanka
An all boy orchestra dressed to impress for the show
Anyone who has moved to New York City from a rural loca-
tion knows the transition isn’t always easy. In fact, it can be
down right brutal. After studying at Emporia State University
in Kansas, Shuchi Pandya was ready for a change and decided
to pursue her dream: Life in the Big Apple. She packed her
bags and moved to the East Coast. Now, she thought, she
better fnd a job quick.
“I was getting worried that I may not fnd a job in the feld I
wanted to work in, but would end up taking something that
would help me just get by,” says Pandya.
Despite the culture shock, the new pace of life, and the com-
petitiveness that Pandya faced in New York, she was able to
fnd work. In a matter of a few weeks, she had a great position
in her feld at RSM International, a top ten accounting,
consultancy and corporate fnance frm. How did she do it?
Women For Hire.
Pandya heard about the Women For Hire career expo through
her brother, a student at New York University. While looking
through a registration form online, she liked that the event
was focused specifcally for women and she appreciated the
prestigious list of companies that would be attending.
“Most of the other career fairs I attended had a lot of unrelated
jobs,” she says. “Women For Hire had big companies and a
lot of fnance positions. I knew I could meet the people
I wanted to meet.”
Indeed she did. She met Jodi Goldman, a recruiter for RSM
International, and landed a position as an audit associate.
“I keep telling Jodi that Women For Hire was the best thing
that happened to me,” says Pandya. “In fact, I went to the next
New York Women For Hire event as an RSM employee and
helped recruit with Jodi!”
Pandya couldn’t be happier with her position. “I love it. I think
the best thing is we work with different clients and we get to
meet new people. There’s travel involved. It’s not a boring
desk job; there are always different situations to face.”
After reading an advertisement in the Boston Globe,
Catherine Raymond and Roberta Mathis decided to take
a chance. They put on business attire, printed resumes and
headed to the Women For Hire event.
Raymond saw the diversity of job postings and opportunity to
meet face to face with hiring representatives as a sure shot that
she would land a job, or at the very least, develop her inter-
viewing and resume skills. Mathis, who had heard of Women
For Hire, liked the concept of a woman-focused career expo
and thought it was a great opportunity.
They both landed jobs as Sleep
Counselors with Mattress
Discounters in the company’s
sales department. Raymond and
Mathis are excited to be work-
ing at a company with great
training, strong earning poten-
tial and exceptional growth
opportunity, and they’re quick
to credit Women For Hire.
Different perspectives generate fresh ideas. That’s why at Bank of the West, we value
diversity of gender and equal opportunity for our female employees. Year after year,
we continue to grow stronger thanks to our unique blend of people. After all, in today’s
competitive banking environment, it is our employees with innovative ideas that keep
us a step ahead of the rest.
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WE VALUE THE INDIVIDUAL.
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Achieve your professional aspirations with an organization renowned
for its women's initiatives, community outreach and diversity programs.
Morgan Stanley seeks women, like you, who possess a dedication to
excellence, strive for high achievement and work hard to accomplish
their goals. These attributes are what it takes to be a successful Financial
Advisor with Morgan Stanley.
Our training curriculum provides you with the knowledge, skills,
tools and resources necessary to become a successful Financial Advisor.
Morgan Stanley Financial Advisors are entrepreneurial professionals who
possess the ability to go above and beyond for their clients. You'll work
hard, earn compensation and build futures for clients and for yourself.
If you are an individual who demands higher standards for yourself
and others, strives to achieve and succeed, and wants to join an
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