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Corie Barry: From Rugby Field to CEO

There's no arguing the fitness benefits for girls playing sports -- but does it really increase their likelihood of success later in life? Athletics teach values that go far beyond the court or field: cooperation, determination, discipline, and how to succeed under pressure.  As more women enter the C-Suite, it's notable how many laid the foundation for their success playing competitive sports early in life. Corie Barry spent much of her career with Best Buy, having served as Chief Financial Officer before being named CEO. Before that, she played college rugby and considered a career in dance. For her, an impressive title and resume must include her husband and two kids, youth baseball games, gymnastics with her daughter, and active...

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Dragonwing® girlgear Selected for Startup Mentoring Program

We’re proud and excited to announce that  Soar Triangle, a Google for Entrepreneurs-backed initiative to prepare female entrepreneurs in the Triangle region for success, has selected Dragonwing girlgear and MaryAnne Gucciardi, founder and CEO, for its active mentoring program. Soar supports promising female entrepreneurs, providing the resources needed to reach their next milestone and secure investment ...

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