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Executive Summary: Laura Ransone

By / Oct 11, 2017 (Drake Sorey)

Laura Ransone, the director of membership & events at the Washington, DC-based Women in Government Relations (managed by Interel + AMG), is working on her MBA.

On my desk right now

Lots of to-do lists, a photo of me and my friends from our trip to Austin, Texas, last summer, and event-planning checklists

My Media Mix

Music: Benjy Davis Project, Uncle Lucius, Old Dominion, Ryan Adams, Pete Yorn

Podcasts: Radiolab, Through the Noise, MAKERS, Stuff You Missed in History Class

News: The Broadsheet, Career Contessa, The Muse, Ellevest, The World’s Most Powerful Women

My three goals for 2017:

  1. Cultivate all my friendships/professional contacts and create at least 10 new relationships
  2. Create stronger daily habits
  3. Get into grad school (check!)

What I Do When I’m Not at Work

Go to class and work toward my MBA, advise the young women in my sorority, coach high school girls field hockey and middle school girls basketball

The Best Advice I Ever Got

Leave every meeting with a challenge or an ask.

If I weren’t doing this, I’d …

… be advancing and empowering women in another way.

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