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By: Samantha Costanzo Carleton | April 17, 2019
Over the course of 15 years at Eze Software, Sarah Hill has worked her way up from QA analyst to her current role as Director of Project Management and Proposals. Samantha Costanzo Carleton interviews Hill to discuss her career, stress management tips, accomplishments, and more.
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By: Samantha Costanzo Carleton | April 16, 2019
Samantha Costanzo Carleton connected with 1stdibs VP, Head of Finance and Analytics Tu Nguyen to learn more about Nguyen's career, how her current role compares to where she saw herself 10 years ago, and more.
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By: Samantha Costanzo Carleton | April 10, 2019
In this installment of Lead(H)er, Samantha Costanzo Carleton interviews Elizabeth Graham, Chief Operating Officer at Notarize, to discuss Graham's career, stress management tips, her greatest accomplishments, and more.
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By: Samantha Costanzo Carleton | April 9, 2019
Lindsey Fielding has a degree in experimental psychology, which relates to her current role as Vice President of Marketing and Growth at YieldStreet more than you might think. Samantha Costanzo Carleton interviews Fielding to learn more about her career, her role at YieldStreet, and her favorite places in the NYC area.
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By: Samantha Costanzo Carleton | April 3, 2019
In this installment of Lead(H)er, Samantha Costanzo Carleton interviews Susan Rice, Head of Product Design and Research at Toast, to discuss Rice's career, stress management tips, her greatest accomplishments, and more.
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By: Samantha Costanzo Carleton | April 2, 2019
Minibar Delivery Co-Founder and Co-CEO Lindsey Andrews talks to Samantha Costanzo Carleton about the story behind Minibar Delivery, stress management, advice for recent graduates, and lots more.
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By: Samantha Costanzo Carleton | March 27, 2019
In this installment of Lead(H)er, Samantha Costanzo Carleton interviews Kate Smith, Head of Marketing at Openbay, to discuss Smith's career, stress management tips, her greatest accomplishments, and more.
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By: Samantha Costanzo Carleton | March 20, 2019
In this installment of Lead(H)er, Samantha Costanzo Carleton interviews Amy Littlefield, VP and GM, Platform Services at ThriveHive, to discuss Littlefield's career, stress management tips, her greatest accomplishments, and more.
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By: Samantha Costanzo Carleton | March 19, 2019
In this installment of Lead(h)er, Samantha Costanzo Carleton interviews Jessie Lazarus, Head of Mobility Business Development at CARMERA, to discuss Lazarus' career, stress management tips, her greatest accomplishments, and more.
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By: Samantha Costanzo Carleton | March 13, 2019
Ann Toomey has a long-running career involved in working with major brands and retailers, which she has brought to her current role at Wellist. Samantha Costanzo Carleton sat down to speak with Toomey to learn more about her career.
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By: Samantha Costanzo Carleton | March 12, 2019
In this installment of Lead(h)er, Samantha Costanzo Carleton interviews Dorothy Chang, Vice President/Head of Marketing & Communication at Paxos, to discuss Chang's career, tips for recent graduates, her greatest accomplishments, and more.
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By: Samantha Costanzo Carleton | March 6, 2019
Alison Aldrich was going to be a teacher, but instead, she became the Vice President of Partnerships at Privy. Aldrich spoke with Samantha Costanzo Carleton to discuss her career, which actually started at Disney of all places.
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By: Samantha Costanzo Carleton | March 5, 2019
In this installment of Lead(h)er, Samantha Costanzo Carleton interviews Amy Jacobowitz, Head of Content at Getaway, to discuss Jacobowitz's career, New York City, stress management tips, and more.
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By: Samantha Costanzo Carleton | February 27, 2019
Tacita Morway's resume is a bit unconventional. Now the Vice President of Engineering at ActBlue, Morway has worked in construction, founded a landscaping design company, and attended art school. Samantha Costanzo Carleton spoke with her to discuss Morway's career and what led her down this rather unique path.
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By: Samantha Costanzo Carleton | February 26, 2019
Samantha Costanzo Carleton sits down with SevenRooms ​Senior Vice President of Marketing Marybeth Sheppard to discuss Sheppard's career as well as how she manages stress, her favorite places in the New York City area, and more.
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By: Samantha Costanzo Carleton | February 20, 2019
Heather Ames has been researching, and working with, AI for nearly her whole career and has made it a main focus with her company Neurala, where she is the COO. Ames spoke with Samantha Costanzo Carleton to share the details behind what the company has been working on, along with what led her down this AI-oriented path.
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By: Samantha Costanzo Carleton | February 13, 2019
Kim Rose has used one deceptively simple principle to guide her through her life, inside and outside of her career: Humans first, then everything else. Samantha Costanzo Carleton sat down with Rose to discuss her career path and what lead to her "humans first" mentality.
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By: Samantha Costanzo Carleton | February 12, 2019
Jackie Trebilcock is no stranger to the ups and downs of fashion entrepreneurship. As revealed through an interview with Samantha Costanzo Carleton, the managing director at New York Fashion Tech Lab has been a founder and co-founding partner of several successful fashion and media startups and has remained in fashion and business ever since.
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By: Samantha Costanzo Carleton | February 6, 2019
Catherine Richards knew academia wasn’t a place she would spend her entire career, but the nearly 10 years she spent in that world did a lot to prepare her for a career in healthcare analytics, where she is now the Vice President of Analytics and Scientific Engagement at BHE. Richards spoke with Samantha Costanzo Carleton to share the details surrounding her career.
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By: Samantha Costanzo Carleton | February 5, 2019
Marie Myers never intended to become a pioneer in AI and robotic process automation. But as revealed in the UiPath CFO's interview with Samantha Costanzo Carleton, sometimes these things just have a way of happening.   
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By: Samantha Costanzo Carleton | January 30, 2019
Kristin Simonini, the Vice President of Product at Applause, spent the first few years of her career in consulting and human resources. Eventually, Simonini realized that she could start working in product. Simonini spoke with Samantha Costanzo Carleton to share the details about her career.
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By: Samantha Costanzo Carleton | January 29, 2019
When Neha Kumar graduated from the University of Michigan with a BBA in business, she felt like she had two options: a career in consulting, or a career in finance. Today, she is Director of Product Management at Oscar Health, and connected with Samantha Costanzo Carleton to discuss the road that got her to where she is today. They also discuss everything from stress management tips to advice for recent college grads.
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By: Samantha Costanzo Carleton | January 23, 2019
After graduating with a degree in computer engineering, Emily Glass jumped into product management right away, working in various product-related roles at Brightcove, Akamai, and now Datto. Glass spoke about her career with Samantha Costanzo Carleton and even shared some advice to those who might be graduating this year.
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By: Samantha Costanzo Carleton | January 16, 2019
Sabrina Manville has always had a career in higher enducation in some way, shape, or form before getting involved with a full-fledged startup. Samantha Costanzo Carleton spoke with Manville to learn about the startup she helped co-found, Edmit, and how it's helping parents and students figure out the true cost of college.
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By: Samantha Costanzo Carleton | January 9, 2019
Layla Shaikley’s career has taken her to the stars and back, as prior to co-founding Wise Systems, she had started it at NASA. Shaikley shares the story behind her career with Samantha Costanzo Carleton and spoke about the founding of Wise Systems.
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By: Samantha Costanzo Carleton | January 2, 2019
After Kate Westervelt gave birth to her first child, she was sent home from the hospital with plenty of information about how to care for her new baby, but little about how to take care of herself. This gave Westervelt the motivation to start her own company, MOMBOX. Westervelt shares the story behind the company, and her career, with Samantha Costanzo Carleton.
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By: Samantha Costanzo Carleton | December 19, 2018
Matisha Ladiwala has worked everywhere from small startups with fewer than 20 employees to IBM, which had well over half a million while she worked there. Ladiwala sat down to speak with Samantha Costanzo Carleton to discuss her career and what it has entailed up to this point.
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By: Samantha Costanzo Carleton | December 17, 2018
As part of our Lead(H)er feature, we’ve had the great privilege of talking to women who are shaking things up not only as founders, but as product managers, C-suite execs, marketing experts, and more in Boston’s vibrant startup scene. Take a look at our list of the talented women we’ve spotlighted this year.
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By: Samantha Costanzo Carleton | December 12, 2018
Jennifer Gormley views design as a multidisciplinary field is now continuing her pattern of education and thinking as she closes out her first year as the Senior Director for Change and Enablement at the Boston Consulting Group. Gormley spoke with Samantha Costanzo Carleton to learn more about her career.
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By: Samantha Costanzo Carleton | December 5, 2018
Julie Hogan, Drift's VP of Customer Success, spent most of her career working with people-related teams at other tech companies such as HubSpot. Hogan shared the details surrounding her career with Samantha Costanzo Carleton and talked about how she's helped grow teams at her current and previous locations.

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