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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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