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Confidence through Fear

Confidence through Fear

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Bianchini thinks that using fear to make choices can result in confident decision making.

Gina's Biography

Political Roots: In 1992, she worked at a Political Action Committee for the election of Bill Clinton.
To Her 15-Year-Old Self: Do more things that scare you.
Role Models: Gloria Steinem, Sheryl Sandberg, and Jennifer Siebel Newsom
Message for America: "Find one person, male or female, who you believe you can inspire in small, and potentially big, ways."

Gina Bianchini, a social software entrepreneur, does not believe in missing opportunities. Previously CEO of Ning, co-founded with Marc Andreessen, she now heads the Palo Alto, California startup, Mightybell, a social networking app designed to provide step-by-step instructions to those looking for meaningful experiences. Gina’s most recent venture, Levo League, aims to create a medium to help young female professionals break through the glass ceiling.

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