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Author: Jennifer DiPasquale

Jennifer DiPasquale is the President and Co-Founder of Women in Retail Leadership Circle (WIRLC) and Total Retail. Jen is a seasoned retail pioneer with more than 20 years of experience in the industry. Jen launched the Women in Retail Leadership Circle, an exclusive community of women executives at leading retailers and brands. The mission of WIRLC is to foster leadership development for executive women in retail by providing an unparalleled mix of events, content, and elite connections. Under Jen’s command, the WIRLC has seen triple digit growth over the past five years. The community is comprised of successful, motivated and passionate women from the entire retail and brand ecosystem who have a strong belief that investing in themselves and in other women is good business. From CEOs with years of experience to directors working their way up, the common thread is women coming together to learn from each other and help each other succeed. Focused on both business strategy and executive professional development, WIRLC offers women leaders the opportunity to network, discuss industry issues and learn how to become better leaders. Due to the success of WIRLC, Jen won the esteemed Women in Publishing Award in the Entrepreneur category. Jen has also launched a series of events in the retail industry, including the marquis events, the Women in Retail Leadership Summit and Total Retail Tech. She’s the conduit between leading retailers and technology solution and service providers. When she isn’t working, you can find her chasing after her three crazy, adorable kiddos and the cutest Havanese dog ever!
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Learning to Love the Chaos

Can women find a good work-life balance and truly have it all? And by “all,” I mean the whole shebang — success in work, family, friends, health and the elusive brass ring, balance. Well ladies, I have a super solid answer. Wait for it … I have no idea. There, I said it. I was...

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New Associate Member Spotlight: Kim Dixon, EVP and COO, FedEx Office

From time to time, the Inner Circle spotlights some of the new, fabulous Women in Retail Leadership Circle (WIRLC) members. In today’s issue, we’re excited to feature one of our new associate members, Kim Dixon, executive vice president and chief operating officer at FedEx Office. Here’s an interview Jennifer DiPasquale, co-founder of WIRLC, conducted with...

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New Associate Member Spotlight: Jami Dewolf, SVP, Chief Marketing Officer, Alliance Data Retail Services

From time to time, the Inner Circle spotlights some of the new, fabulous Women in Retail Leadership Circle (WIRLC) members. In today’s edition, we’re excited to feature one of our new associate members, Jami Dewolf, senior vice president and chief marketing officer at Alliance Data Retail Services. Here’s an email interview Jennifer DiPasquale, co-founder of...

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Straight from the Hip | Retail Unfiltered: 4 Women I'm SO Gonna Be BFFs With

Welcome to my first blog ever. I am the co-founder of the Women in Retail Leadership Circle. Lovely to meet you! You really should get to know us … even if I’m biased! This blog will cover all sorts of topics about amazing women trailblazers, retail insights and, ummm, shopping and shoes thrown in for...