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2016 TOP 25 LEADING WOMEN INTRAPRENUERS AND NON-PROFITS An Intrapreneur is a person within a large corporation who takes direct responsibility for turning an idea into a profitable finished product or service. Intrapreneurship is now known as the practice of a corporate management style that integrates risk-taking and innovation approaches, and the reward and motivational techniques, that are more traditionally thought of as being the province of entrepreneurship. Together the LWE’s are generating extimated revenues in excess of 5 billion, employ tens of thousands & support hundreds of non-profits. Imagine if we collectively flexed our muscles of influence and unleashed the power of women innovators within corporate America combined with the power of women business owners. This is the future of explosive business opportunities! Laura Bianchini – Almasi Contractors Laura Bianchini is the Vice President and Director of Projects for Almasi Contractors, a mutigenerational construction company specializing in site work, utility installation, soil remediation and site restoration. Laura manages all phases of Almasi’s construction projects. She is responsible for preparing and administering project budgets, negotiating contracts, quality and cost control, and client relations. Laura also oversees various other aspects of Almasi, including customer service, communications, sales and marketing. Rachana Kulkarni – Medicor Cardiology Dr Rachana Kulkarni is a cardiologist in Hillsborough, New Jersey. She is the managing partner for Medicor Cardiology, a large premier cardiology practice in central New Jersey. The practice has two large full service cardiology offices with 11 cardiologists & 5 nurse practitioners and 90 employees. She is board certified in Internal Medicine, Cardiology and Nuclear Cardiology Dr Kulkarni is the Chairman of Medicine at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital- Somerset. She has been recognized as Top Doctor and cardiologist and has won several awards for leadership. Karolina Dehnhard Esq. – Budd Larner, P.C. Karolina Dehnhard, is an attorney with Short Hills based law firm, Budd Larner, P.C., with a concentration on family law. In addition to serving on numerous boards, she is a regular presenter on radio programs and featured speaker at numerous women in business events in both New Jersey and New York on the topic of Women Protecting their Assets. Ms. Dehnhard is also an adjunct professor at New York Law School. Angela Moskow – Sanofi US Angela Moskow has worked in healthcare for 25+ years. With a degree in Marketing from the Robins School of Business at the University of Richmond, she started as a pharmaceutical representative for Sanofi. Angela was also a principal in the launch of Sanofi’s Lantus, shepherding the brand for 10 years helping Lantus to exceed $3B in revenues. In June 2015, Angela was also awarded the Highest Leaf Award by The Women’s Venture Fund. Tracy Fink – CohnReznick LLP Tracy Fink is the Director of the Executive Women’s Forum (EWF), a women’s business development initiative which she created and implemented for CohnReznick, LLP. The EWF offers meaningful events and industry-related activities for women executives to develop and deepen relationships for business and personal growth. The EWF is now in ten offices around the Firm. Her goal is to inspire as well as be inspired. Susan Scherreik – Seton Hall University Susan Scherreik is the Founding Director of the Center for Entrepreneurial Studies in the Stillman School of Business at Seton Hall University. She holds an M.B.A. in finance from Columbia University, where she was a Knight-Bagehot Fellow, and a B.A. in History from Rutgers University. NON-PROFIT HONOREES Barbara Kauffman – Newark Regional Business Partnership Barbara E. Kauffman has a unique skill of connecting people and opening doors for companies and individuals. She is a “go-to” person who uses her keen observations to build bridges that create long-lasting relationships, producing valuable events to make introductions. Her unique vision ensures that the connections she orchestrates are productive for all. At NRBP, Barbara relentlessly strives to fulfill the mission to “Connect Business for a Greater Newark.” She collaborates to set the yearly program agenda and co-directs NRBP’s involvement in Newark’s revitalization. Diane Brazill-Taylor – Pass It Along Diane is the Founder, President, & CEO of Pass It Along. Diane believes in living life to the fullest and daily seeks to help others reach their full potential. She aspires to serve with a deep humility and grace and to live a life filled with love and gratitude. NOMINATE NOW FOR 2017 LWEWORLD.com/Resources Monday Nov 14, 2016 6–9pm at the Liberty House, Jersey City, NJ