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Women Who Inspire: Sallie Krawcheck

(Photo Courtesy of 85Broads.com)NAME: Sallie Krawcheck AGE: 49 OCCUPATION: Owner of 85 Broads WHO SHE IS: She might be one of the most well-known women on Wall Street; definitely one of the most senior. I’ve followed her career over the years, from CFO of Citi to CEO of Citi Wealth Management to President of Bank of America Wealth Management. Once the CEO of Merrill Lynch and Smith Barney, Sallie’s known for her honesty and focus on regulatory reform. Most recently, after her last bank position was eliminated, she bought 85 Broads, a professional women’s networking group, from founder Janet Hansen. WHY SHE INSPIRES ME: There aren’t many barriers Sallie hasn’t kicked through — and she seems to have done it with admirable integrity. If you want something, you don’t think about the barriers, you just go for it: That’s Sallie’s way. Like a Wall Street Indiana Jones, batting off snakes and navigating moving platforms and archenemies, perhaps. And when things didn’t go as planned? Instead of retreating in the face of adversity, Sallie found a brilliant next move …