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Women business leaders have the power to change the world. Sharon Hadary is showing them how.

This story appears in the January 2008 issue of Entrepreneur. Subscribe »

Sharon Hadary didn't mean to become a mover and shaker in the world of women's entrepreneurship. And she didn't expect her 21 years in HR, communications and PR at IBM to lead her to become the executive director of the nonprofit Center for Women's Business Research. It was supposed to be just a temporary position, but nearly 19 years later, she's still as committed and passionate as the day the Center's very first groundbreaking research report hit the newswire.


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