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...
She’s Brilliant! Jenny Kordick

She’s Brilliant! Jenny Kordick

Jenny Kordick, Executive Director, Maine Outdoor Brands What was the best career advice you ever received? “You have more power than you think. Power is ultimately the ability to change the rules. Rules could be written and formal like a law, or unwritten ways of...
She’s Brilliant! Kristin Guibord

She’s Brilliant! Kristin Guibord

Kristin Guibord, Senior Investment Manager, BerryDunn Wealth Management What was the most useful feedback you ever received? “Be less humble. This gracious and diplomatic feedback was offered to my 25 year-old self in an employee review. Today I use those words...
She’s Brilliant! Katy Rand

She’s Brilliant! Katy Rand

Katy Rand, Partner, Pierce Atwood LLP What are your top strategies for success? “Virtually every indicator of success—as I define it—flows from authenticity, by which I mean self-awareness as well as self-acceptance. We cannot eliminate personal qualities that might...
She’s Brilliant! Chief Janine Roberts

She’s Brilliant! Chief Janine Roberts

Janine Roberts, Chief of Police, Westbrook Police Department What are your top strategies for success? Throughout my career, I’ve tried to follow a set of principles that I believe have contributed to my success. Here are my top ten: Practice self-awareness,...