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Women in Business: Judith Yáñez

Residence: Springdale Education: B.A., mathematics, University of Arkansas; M.A., teaching, University of Arkansas Professional background: Before establishing nonprofit RootED Northwest Arkansas in July 2017, Yáñez served as the education program…

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Women in Business: Terisa Riley

Residence: Fort Smith Education: B.A., communications, University of Missouri; M.A., higher education, University of Missouri; Ph.D., higher education and research, Saint Louis University. Professional background: Riley spent more than 25…

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Women in Business: Diana McDaniel

Residence: Springdale Education: B.A., international relations, University of Arkansas; M.P.A. (master of public administration), University of Arkansas-Little Rock. Professional background: McDaniel has been affiliated with Arkansas Children’s for 14 years…

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Women in Business: Tiffany Hudson

Residence: Springdale Education: B.A., English, Georgia Southern University; M.A., public policy, American University Professional background: At the start of 2020, Fayetteville nonprofit Partners for Better Housing hired Hudson as its…

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Women in Business: Lisa Bridgers

Residence: Fayetteville Education: B.A., communications, Arkansas Tech University Professional background: Bridgers has worked in human resources and talent acquisition for more than two decades. Before being named to her existing…

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Women in Business: Canem Arkan

Residence: Fayetteville Education: B.A., economics and communications, University of Pennsylvania Professional background: Endeavor NWA launched as the sixth U.S. office of entrepreneurial nonprofit Endeavor Global. Arkan is also managing director…

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Women in Business: Brenda Anderson

Residence: Bentonville Education: B.S., geography/geology, Missouri State University; graduate studies in resource planning, Missouri State University Professional background: In her existing role with the development and real estate company, Anderson…