Kathrine Switzer, first woman to run the Boston Marathon

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I Was Almost Pushed Out of a Marathon Because I’m a Woman—But I Finished

A male race official tried to push Kathrine Switzer off the Boston Marathon course in 1967 simply because she is a woman. After becoming the first female to wear a bib number in the race, 50 years later Kathrine is running it again to remind women that showing up can change everything.

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PowertoFly co-founder Katharine Zaleski

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My Job Site Helps Women Not Have to Choose Between Work and Family

In 2014, Katharine Zaleski dedicated her work to connecting talented women with tech jobs all over the world. Her company, PowertoFly, opens the door for diversifying the historically male-dominated industry by working with companies that understand how to build inclusive environments for women.

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Wendi Berger, founder of Pour Le Monde Parfums

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I’m Using Perfume to Change the World—Really

Even though beauty insiders said it couldn't be done, industry newbie Wendy Berger found a way to make phthalate-free, pregnancy-safe perfumes. What's more—each bottle gives back to charity.

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