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Published:May 21st, 2008 10:36 EST
Judyth Piazza chats with Karin Abarbanel, Co Author of Birthing the Elephant

Judyth Piazza chats with Karin Abarbanel, Co Author of Birthing the Elephant

By Judyth Piazza CEO (Editor)

Karin Abarbanel is a published author, corporate marketing consultant, and expert on career issues facing women. She has four books to her credit and brings extensive marketing experience to her publishing ventures. She was selected by The Avon Corporation as spokeswoman for its Corporation to Cottage " program. Karin has appeared on broadcast/cable TV and radio as a guest expert " and has been featured on ABC TV`s Good Morning America ", CNBC, and WCBS, among others.

Her book, The Dollar Bill Knows No Sex (McGraw-Hill) co-authored with Wendy Rue, is the rags-to-riches " biography of a female entrepreneur who succeeded against enormous odds, the book focuses on building a support system for success, innovative marketing and putting dreams to work. Prior to co-authoring The Dollar Bill, Karin wrote How to Succeed on Your Own (Henry Holt), which profiled the triumphs and trials of two dozen women who left the corporate world to plunge into entrepreneurship. Karin is co-author of two other how-to guides, The Art of Winning Foundation Grants and the Woman`s Work Book. She is the founding editor of Executive Female magazine, published by the National Association for Female Executives.

As an independent marketing consultant, Karin develops communications projects for leading companies, including Accenture, the Boston Consulting Group, Chase, Morgan Stanley, and PricewaterhouseCoopers. Karin also served as a senior marketing director for Booz Allen Hamilton, the global management consulting firm, for more than 12 years. 

Karin speaks widely on women`s issues at forums including AWED`s Women in Business Conference, Women Inc., Financial Women of New York, Equitable Life, Columbia University, and Rutgers. Karin received her MA from Columbia University and a BA from Middlebury College