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Julia Rundberg, executive director, City Club of Boise (access required)

When Julia Rundberg was a little girl, she lived in Morehead, Minnesota on 10 acres. The family had a garden and raised poultry. When the television set broke one day, Rundberg’s mother took it as a good thing – “there’s ...

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Patricia M. Olsson, partner and shareholder, Moffatt Thomas (access required)

Pat Olsson is one of the most accomplished trial lawyers in the Pacific Northwest, but insists that at heart, she is a storyteller. For her, every case is an opportunity to learn and advocate for her clients’ best interests. “They’re ...

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Mary “M.C.” Niland, president and CEO, Witco Inc. (access required)

Mary Niland, who’s been known as “M.C.” for most of her professional career, ended up with her nickname due to a paycheck mix-up during her post-college internship at the Idaho Department of Health and Welfare. “I was named Mary Carol ...

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Nancy K. Napier, distinguished professor, Boise State University (access required)

You wouldn’t know it to look at her, but Nancy Napier is a gang leader. The Gang is the original “learning group” of multi-spectrum people that Napier first put together while at Boise State University to research business creativity and ...

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Amy J. Moll, dean, College of Engineering, Boise State University (access required)

As dean of the College of Engineering at Boise State, Amy Moll is in a unique position to attract more women to the industry she loves. “I decided that happens one person at a time, so I started recruiting anybody,” ...

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Corinne Mantle-Bromley, dean, College of Education, University of Idaho in Moscow (access required)

Though she’s now a university dean overseeing a college of education, Corinne Mantle-Bromley didn’t attend college after high school, choosing to travel the world instead. It was while living in Guatemala, learning the art of traditional backstrap weaving – essentially ...

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