Tag: Women in Business


Online since there was an online: Adryenn Ashley Entrepreneurship / Stories

You know something’s up when you’re sitting next to a 16-year-old in your Human Sexuality College course. Higher education is tough enough, but at 16 and with the last name Pinkham, there were other, more significant social challenges. Burning the time between finishing high school/starting college, Addie Pinkham started “stepping out” and taking college classes at the age of 14, until, the victim of horrific bullying in...

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Community Champion of the Year: Britton Griffith Douglass Business / Stories

You see the heroine of Star Wars approaching you from off in a distance. You know it’s her because she’s all in white and has her hair up in those buns on either side of her head. She fastens her lightsaber to the back of her belt and starts to turn toward you. Just as you’re getting ready to call to the Princess, you realize that’s...

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Varsity football player turned designer: Brianna Bullentini Entrepreneurship / Stories

Visualize waking up in a new world everyday. You forget what happened the day before, so the challenges of yesterday don’t get in the way. You are an eternal optimist and the past will not affect what’s before you. It takes a specific personality to assess a situation and continue to move as an optimist. Brianna Bullentini (who we all call Brie) is an eternal optimist and...

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Consultant, Candidate & Lecturer: Jill Tolles Politics / Stories

Jill Tolles wasn’t even 30 when she worked as a regional manager for a Fortune 200 company. Hard work ethic and strong communication skills brought her up through the ranks to a position where she identified payroll and human resource solutions for hundreds of small businesses in Northern Nevada and Lake Tahoe. She built relationships that gave her insight into the local economy and challenges faced by job...

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