Daring Women

As a CEO, Ferland strives to be a ‘Go-getter, Innovator, Risk-taker and Leader’ in the best spirit of the Girl Scouts

Real estate executive advises women launching their careers to ‘know you are at the table for a reason’

Seattle-based interior designer believes that as a leader, ‘if you’re comfortable, you’re not learning’

"Both men and women in positions of influence should speak up and show that it is important to them personally to resolve inequities."

Health care executive says leaders need to be great listeners and agile decisionmakers

"Our region is at a tipping point. Building more housing of all types for everyone in our community is critically important to our future."

Tech marketing pro sees herself as a player-coach who knows when to manage and when to lead.

The head of the online, nonprofit university seeks to lead with integrity, courage and vision.

"Mentoring young women and providing opportunities to grow and build upon their careers provides an impact for the individual and the workplace."

Leanne Berge CEO of Community Health Plan of Washington (CHPW) and Community Health Network of Washington (CHNW)

"While the health care industry has a higher percentage of women than most industries, there’s still more work to be done in terms of gender equity — especially in leadership roles."