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Perseverance, Opportunity Creation Pays Off for Russia’s Alena Vladimirskaya

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From her lowest point of being a new and single mom, and having to leave her dream job, to becoming a well known headhunter and entrepreneur in Russia, Alena shares her path to success…

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Female Founder of Russian Study Abroad Startup Begins with $300K

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After studying and living in London, New York City and Spain, Sasha naturally began to help her peers in university find similar opportunities. Before she knew it, it became a passion and her business…

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How a Female Russian Entrepreneur Grew Her Company to 20,000 Employees

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Margarita Avdeeva shares what it is like as a female Russian entrepreneur over the past two decades, how she grew her company and created a new market for professional cleaning at the time…

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Female Russian Mobile Tech Entrepreneur Adapts to Succeed

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Yoanna Gouchtchina reveals her greatest challenge, path to entrepreneurship, and mantra: “Never stop, never get comfortable, adjust to the change quickly.”

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Interview with Russian Woman CEO

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The greatest challenge Polina Gushcha has faced has been the attitude towards her age – not her gender. She shares her advice, path and keys to success…

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Interview with Successful Russian Female Entrepreneur Inna Alexeeva

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Love what you do and never stop developing your skills: this is only some of the advice from Inna Alexeeva, a PR expert and female entrepreneur recently named one of Russia’s Top Ten Power Women.

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I was always dreaming big…

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A successful Russian woman entrepreneur and CEO candidly tells her story of listening to her own True North to fulfill her personal and professional dreams: “I am not bold-hearted. I am just standing up for my beliefs. So should you, ladies – so should you.”

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Interview with one of Russia’s Top Women: Lyubov Simonova

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A common complaint is that women in the Venture Capital field and VC investments in women-led business are rare. So we thought we’d introduce you to a woman in venture capital, managing a portfolio that includes investments in women-led businesses in Russia. Lyubov Simonova was kind enough to take some time and answer a few questions for us about her work, path to success, and advice for professional women in Russia and around the world.

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Young Russian Female Entrepreneur Takes on Tech

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With all of her startups, she has frequently done four main things: 1) Look at current social, tech and gaming trends, 2) Observe and take note of successful business models in other parts of the world (in her mind, there was no reason why these couldn’t work in Russia too), 3) Work hard to make […]

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