Who she is: Managing director of Lincoln Leadership Institute at Gettysburg
What she does: Angela is responsible for overseeing operations, marketing and curriculum design. She is a graduate of Gettysburg College and holds a masters degree in leadership and liberal studies from Duquesne University.
Why she does it: “I love learning about the past because there are so many incredible lessons there for us to understand,” Angela says. “In my job at the Lincoln Leadership Institute, we focus on the Battle of Gettysburg and the Civil War, and I can’t think of a more powerful time in history when men and women were challenged to go beyond anything they ever dreamed of to fight for their lives, their families, and their country. It’s humbling, and important to fully appreciate their sacrifices. I hope that I can share their leadership lessons with as many people as possible.”
Who she is: Senior Director of Brand & Consumer Research for Spike TV
What she does: Tracks and charts trends that help execs determine programming for the network’s core viewers.
Why she does it: “I can’t imagine working at a cooler or more intresting place. Every day is fascinating, and I really love learning new things — like I did through this study on men. It’s not just great information for our advertisers and programmers, either. I think this study will be useful to men, and women, as they try to figure out who they are, who makes for the best mate, and what their futures may look like.”
Who she is: Founder, The Mom Entrepreneur
What she does: Owns a PR firm and as a working mom entrepreneur was inspired to create a website to help other working moms develop a sense of community.
Why she does it: “When you are heading up your own company and taking care of kids, the problems are much different than they are when you are a mom who works for someone else’s company,” Traci says. “I needed to find a community of women who understood. So I created one.”
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