Kate is a first-generation college student, a woman determined to encourage positive policy change, and now a mid-career graduate student at the Princeton University Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs. Kate’s story embodies the significance of finding what sparks your passion and feeling empowered through your work. Meet Kate Ash.
Reena has been living with a visible skin condition, Psoriasis, since she was 14 years old and loving herself hasn't always been easy. But through the help of mindfulness, yoga and wellness travel, Reena's journey has turned into a fruitful one. She runs an Instagram account @psoriasis_thoughts and serves as a Dove Real Beauty ambassador to raise awareness.
Heather is a veteran journalist, angel investor, writer and adjunct professor at Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism. Heather recently joined LiveGirl to talk about her new book, “Geek Girl Rising”. She is a powerful role model on a mission to help young women in fields like tech and finance that are male-dominated. Meet Heather Cabot.
Ashley Gaudiano is a small business owner (Mission To Do Good), Trumbull Town Council representative, licensed attorney, and fierce advocate of equality and justice. Ashley lives in Trumbull with her husband and two children, ages 5 and 3. Ashley’s advocacy skills are at the core of her work. In her professional career, Ashley works with nonprofits throughout Connecticut, providing support with communication strategy and fundraising via her own consulting business. Outside of work, Ashley is dedicated to improving the lives of underserved populations in our community by providing pro bono legal services.
As a partner at Cahill & Gordon Reindel LLP, a prominent international law firm based in New York City, the first female on the executive committee in the firm’s 100 year history, and a member of the firm’s Women’s Initiative and Diversity committees, Jenn Ezring is well-equipped to provide the next generation of female leaders with advice for how to excel in their own leadership pursuits. The following is leadership advice Jenn shared in an interview with LiveGirl fellow, Caroline Cioffi.
Alicia Robinson is the Director of Performing and Visual Arts at Bridgeport Public Schools & Program Director, Turnaround Arts: Bridgeport. Alicia provides her perspective on life, leadership, and legacy. Meet Alicia Robinson.