She’s Brilliant! Jennifer Dionne

She’s Brilliant! Jennifer Dionne

Jennifer Dionne, President and Partner, The Signal Group  How important has mentorship been throughout your career?  “I’m fortunate to have had two wonderful mentors in my career – one came early on when I didn’t really know what I wanted to do professionally – and...
She’s Brilliant! Cathy Lee

She’s Brilliant! Cathy Lee

Cathy Lee, Owner/Founder, Lee International  How important has mentorship been in your career?  “I’ve always understood the importance of mentors and have benefitted enormously from them, but only later in my career did I find women mentors. I’ve seen men push women...
She’s Brilliant! Gia Drew

She’s Brilliant! Gia Drew

Gia Drew, Program Director, EqualityMaine  What have you learned about the responsibilities of leadership during a time of crisis? “I am an optimist. And despite living through numerous crises, tragedies, and losses in my life, those challenging experiences have...
She’s Brilliant! Mandy Levine

She’s Brilliant! Mandy Levine

Mandy Levine, Owner, Mandy Levine Consulting, LLC What was the most useful feedback you ever received?  “The best feedback I ever received was to be my authentic self, which has always served me well personally and professionally. I began my career as an attorney and...
She’s Brilliant! Shima Kabirigi

She’s Brilliant! Shima Kabirigi

Shima Kabirigi, Program Officer, Maine Initiatives What do you love most about the work you are doing today? “Supporting immigrant-led organizations that are working to advance immigrant and racial justice within their communities has been humbling, but also...
She’s Brilliant! Saunya Urban

She’s Brilliant! Saunya Urban

Saunya Urban, Vice President, H.A. Mapes What do you love most about the work you are doing today? “I am proud to be the fourth-generation of our family business, and what I’m loving is the unique moment of growth and innovation we are in right now. H.A. Mapes has...