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Like a boss: Locals aim to inspire at Women in Business Symposium

Like a boss: Locals aim to inspire at Women in Business Symposium

Speaking at the first annual Women in Business Symposium at Torrey Pines High School, sales executive Marie LeRose offered insights learned over her long career: Don’t focus on title or money. Don’t give up on a class or job that you think is too hard or just for men. Don’t be jealous, work harder.

“Be a ladder,” LeRose said. “As you climb up the corporate ladder, bring the next woman with you. We want to bring other strong women with us.”

On Feb. 7, local business women like LeRose reached back to help the next generation of girls at the inaugural event hosted by the Torrey Pines High School Foundation. Throughout the morning students heard from the guest speakers about...

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