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Women’s Advancement Compact Changes Name

May 28, 2015 | By admin

Deborah GoldsteinNEW YORK, NY – The New York City-based Women’s Advancement Compact (WAC), a unique community of business professionals, has changed the name of its company. The new moniker “DRIVEN Professionals,” was unveiled at the company’s spring community event, hosted by the law firm Dorsey & Whitney at their NYC offices.

WAC Founder Deborah Goldstein disclosed that her 2-year old company had outgrown its name when board advisor Megan Harnett suggested it could be mistaken for a women’s group or a feminist movement.

“When I saw the name that got the most votes, I felt a bit like Dorothy,” disclosed Ms. Goldstein. “The answer was always in my own backyard,” she said, acknowledging that “driven” is a word that had been prominently features on her website.

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Photo: Deborah Goldstein, WAC Founder

 

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