Know your worth: Fearless stories at work, by


Know your worth: Fearless stories at work, by Principal is a series of profiles about women leaders from around the globe who—despite challenges—found a way forward. Each month, you’ll read a new story about clearing obstacles, making tough calls, or leaning on mentors for guidance. We hope you’ll learn as much as we did from the wisdom these women gathered along the path to advancement and leadership, through their stories of gender and racial equity, the importance of representation at work, the need for workplace flexibility, and a call for better corporate values and authenticity.

Their compelling stories underscore why supporting women is always good business.

Read stories about fearless women at work:

‘Protecting Hands, Wise Counselor’: Romonda D. Belcher

KNOW YOUR WORTH: FEARLESS STORIES AT WORK, BY Romonda D. Belcher doesn’t know how she stumbled across her dream to become a judge — only that the calling came early. “I didn’t know anything about law …

Leading by Example: Adilla Arantika

KNOW YOUR WORTH: FEARLESS STORIES AT WORK, BY Adilla Arantika is somewhat of a wunderkind. At 28, she’s a young leader in the business world, facilitating Principal® digital marketing efforts in Asia.…

The Power of Visibility in Business Ownership

KNOW YOUR WORTH: FEARLESS STORIES AT WORK, BY Bridget Cravens-Neely always knew she wanted to own her own business—a dream she and her husband James brought to life in 2017. Bridget, an Illinois nativ…

Bringing her full self to work: Munirah Khairuddin

KNOW YOUR WORTH: FEARLESS STORIES AT WORK, BY If anyone had told Munirah Khairuddin at 12 where she would be at 45, she wouldn’t have believed it. “I wanted to see the world,” Munirah says. “Malaysia …

The Search For Belonging: San Wong

KNOW YOUR WORTH: FEARLESS STORIES AT WORK, BY In 2009, San Wong’s husband Steven died of a sudden heart attack a week before Christmas. Their twin sons were only 11. Not long after, everyone began ask…

Diversity and Inclusion as a Way of Life: Miriam Lewis

KNOW YOUR WORTH: FEARLESS STORIES AT WORK, BY Miriam Lewis was ready for something new. From her earliest gig at a small financial services firm, to other Citigroup subsidiaries, she’d always been hun…

Protected: Advocating for Others: Lynh Nguyen Patterson

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