Women of Interest

Pippa Middleton Matthews

Pippa wore a gorgeous wedding dress was designed by British fashion star Giles Deacon. Designer Deacon described the dress as: A high neck bespoke silk cotton lace hand appliquéd to create an illusion of the dress having no seams, with a lace bodice embroidered and pearl detailing over an organza and tulle underskirt. The skirt had a number of layers designed to enable a floor-sweeping movement.

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Who is Rei Kawakubo?

Rei Kawakubo is a Japanese fashion designer working in Tokyo and Paris. According to Wikipedia she was not trained as a fashion designer. She founded Comme des Garçons, her fashion label, in 1973 and opened up her first boutique in 1975. Rei is about creating something new, “newness”. She does not want her work to be understood or interpreted. After looking at her latest fashions you can say she is a woman who thinks outside of the box. Creative, bold, unconventional, outlandish and groundbreaking are ways to describe the work of Rei Kawakubo.

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Who is Karen Pence?

Who is Karen Pence? Woman of Interest Who is Karen Pence? Mrs. Pence is an Indianapolis native, born in 1958, and is quite an accomplished woman holding two degrees from Butler University, a Bachelor in Science and Masters in Science in elementary education. Mrs Pence is the mother of three adult children, one son and two…

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Faith Kabende, Zambian Fashion Designer

Faith Kabende was born in Luanshya, Zambia. She went to Evelyn Hone College to study Marketing. After working for Zambia Telecommunication (ZAMTEL ) and designing clothes for friends and family in her free time she decided to quit her job to follow her passion and start her own fashion design business.

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Power and Style, Theresa May

Theresa May, prime minister of Britain, exudes both power and style. She has been described as quiet, very businesslike and having a sense of humor by her colleagues but her sense of style says she is a modern woman. May is famous for being the first female Chairman of the Conservative Party. She spent 20 years working in the financial sector before making her way into the education and political sectors.

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Monica Szeto, Financial Management Associate

Monica Szeto grew up in San Francisco, California. She has a Bachelor of Science Degree in Managerial Economics with a minor in Statistics from the University of California, Davis. She describes herself as a city girl after her experience living in Davis, California for 4 years.

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Jenny Stiffler, First Officer United Airlines

Jenny grew up in Tennessee and wanted to fly airplanes from the time she can remember. She began her journey learning to fly at a local airport and started earning flight training hours. Flight training hours consist of flying and teaching flying. (Different amounts of flight hours are needed for different pilot licenses.)

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lana Wedmore, Owner Eco Lodge

Lana grew up in a small town in Colorado. She has a BA in Spanish Literature and Art from Colorado State University in Fort Collins, CO. She took time off from school to learn Spanish and then spent her junior year in college studying at the University of Costa Rica.

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Kelsey Banfield, Writer

After graduation Kelsey wanted to live in New York City so she took a job in finance, then traveled around in marketing jobs before taking a job in non-profit with The Society at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center doing fund raising.

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