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Pass the Torch for Women Monthly Mentoring Chat

Julie Petr, Executive Director of Pass the Torch for Women Foundation, hosts a monthly mentoring chat with business and community leaders.

Aug 18, 2015

Guest Bio:

Laura Emily Dunn is the Founder and Editor or Political Style, a fashion, politics, and lifestyle blog. Her blog has been featured on The Huffington Post, Vanity Fair, The Daily Beast, and Politico. She also works with a number of leading fashion and lifestyle brands to deliver exciting content for her readers.

Laura is a keen supporter of mentoring, and in 2013 she co-founded the first Lean in Circle in her country.


What We Learned:

  • How the women she interviews have inspired her
  • Common traits she has discovered in strong women
  • Why she loves to find out what makes people tick
  • The impact of experiencing different cultures
  • Why to be a successful leader, you must really want it
  • How determination is a success driver
  • Why you must have a clear vision for your leadership
  • Knowing what difference you want to make
  • How she is helping other women
  • Three things she would tell her younger self
  • Her approach to creating a work-life balance
  • Using challenges to make her stronger
  • How she handles Imposter Syndrome
  • Being motivated by success and financial security
  • Why she started the first Lean in Circle in her country
  • Being Happy is #1 on her priority list
  • How she lives her “Keep on Hustling” mantra


Links & Resources:

Laura's Blog

Political Style


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