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Chapter 9: The Life and Times of a High-Tech Entrepreneur
Twelve years ago, when I was laid off from my job at a small high-tech laser company, I decided to go it on my own. I figured that if nothing else, I would at least learn something. Little did I realize how right I was. Because women in laser physics are in the vast minority, and female high-tech business owners are an even smaller group, if nothing else, I have learned what it is to persevere.
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