Daring Women Profiles

Hewitt's principal and director of design checks her ego at the door and and views criticism as an opportunity to grow

Hewitt's principal and director of design checks her ego at the door and and views criticism as an opportunity to grow

She says the growth that comes from lived experience ‘is what will enable future success’

She also says great leaders practice transparency and inclusion ‘every minute of every day’

She advises women pursuing leadership roles to ‘be authentic to who you are and what you stand for’

She says fear can be a great tool in decision-making because it ‘heightens our senses and sharpens our minds’

She also advises that motivation, hard work and ‘the little things’ matter when seeking to advance a career

Abrahamson says leaders must ‘continue to learn, alongside everyone else’ every day

With guidance from some ‘amazing’ female mentors, Hughes says she has learned how to better ‘lead both men and women gracefully and with strength’

The former Microsoft executive believes leaders are made stronger when good employees are empowered

As a ‘woman with a disability,’ she also seeks to demonstrate the value the disabled bring to a workplace