Janis Ramquist

Janis Ramquist

Yoga Teacher
Former Lobbyist

What is the best career decision that you have made?

To become self-employed rather than take the low pay men wanted to pay me.

If you had to do it over again, what would you do differently?

I would choose a less stressful career than lobbying and work for the government for a defined pension plan.

How have women helped further your career?

The help I had obtaining clients were all women.  Only one man recommended me to a client.  I had dozens of clients over the years.






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