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Career How She Got There

Name: Susan KaufmanJob Title and Description: Editor, People StyleWatchCollege/Major: Washington University/Art HistoryTwitter Handle: @SusanStyleWatch Instagram Handle: @skaufman4050 What does your current job entail? Is there such a thing as a typical day? Susan Kaufman: As the editor of the magazine, there is really no such thing as a typical day, but every week includes many things: meetings with the senior staff over story ideas and line-ups, meetings with the business side over strategy, market appointments with fashion designers and publicists, approving layouts, copy and photos and...
Name: Rachel Hofstetter     Age: 29—and this close to 30!Job Title/Description: Co-founder of guesterly, author of Cooking Up a Business and former O, The Oprah Magazine food editor…It’s been a wild ride!College/Major: Miami University (in Ohio)/EconomicsTwitter Handle: @rachelhoffy and @guesterly What was your first entry-level job in your field and how did you get it? Rachel Hofstetter: I was the assistant to the (amazing) editor-in-chief of CosmoGirl magazine, and I LOVED it. The best way to see how an industry works is to be the shadow of someone who’s involved in the big-picture...
Name: Amanda StuermerAge: 46Job Title and Description: Founder, World Muse. Runs a nonprofit that offers programs that support and inspire women and girls to be catalysts for change. Last year, their programs reached over 3,000 women and girls from Congo to Oregon.College/Major: English and Art HistoryWebsite: www.theworldmuse.org Twitter Handle: @amanda_stuermer and @WorldMuseTweets What does your current job entail? Amanda Stuermer: There is no such thing as a typical day as head muse. I am one part event planner, one part fundraiser, one part global activist [and] one part program...