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Interview With: A Two-Time Ballerina Dropout Turned Pole Dancer

Sue-Anne Lim 32, Partner of RoyalFam For most people, rejection is like a punch in the gut. It leaves you crushed, burnt and never looking back. For Sue-Anne, to reject her is to challenge her. This two-time ballerina dropout got her first no at age 5 & again at 17.  …

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Women Who Launch: SoleRebels

HEART & SOLE OF BETHLEHEM Bethlehem. Birthplace of Jesus and David. Birthname of one of Africa’s most successful and most influential woman entrepreneur. The name is Bethlehem Tilahun Alemu. Bethlehem Tilahun Alemu was born and raised in Zenebework, Addis-Ababa. One of the most improvised and marginalized communities of Ethiopia.  At …

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Women Who Launch: Burt’s Bees

THE BUSINESS OF BEES We have all heard of Burt’s Bees. An American brand that prides itself as an earth friendly company making natural personal care, health, beauty and personal hygiene products. But who is Burt and his bees? A story of two unemployed people driven by desperation who met …

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Women Who Launch: Shokay

YAK YAKETY-YAK Not too long ago I chanced upon the inspiring story of Shokay. It is about two friends, Carol Chyau and Marie So, who met at Harvard Kennedy School while doing their Master in Public Administration in International Development. They both shared a passion for social enterprise and wanted …

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