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You helped yourself become a successful entrepreneur. Why don't you help others?

By Aliza P. Sherman

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Is it better to give than to receive? Once you reach a certainlevel of success in business, is it your responsibility to giveback to other business owners? We spoke with several successfulwomen entrepreneurs about giving back to other women businessowners, through mentoring, being on their corporate boards andinvesting in their companies. Here is what they had to say:

"Dina cold-called me in 1999 because she had seen me in thepress and had heard about me from local venture capitalists,"says Lucinda Holt, 39, president and CEO of Destiny, aConshohocken, Pennsylvania, technology consulting firm with morethan $16 million in revenue last year. She's talking about DinaRosenberg, 39, founder of B2B Diversity, a Philadelphia companythat connects minority and women-owned businesses with corporatebuyers.

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