The 100 Women to KNOW Across America Award, presented by JPMorgan Chase is a recognition that showcases the most influential, achieved, and honorable women in our society. Following a nomination and interview process, these women entrepreneurs, executives, creatives, and philanthropists have not only grown their dreams, but have created boundless opportunities for the next generation of female leaders. These women exemplify what it means to be high-achieving and ambitious on the next level and continue to pour into their communities as they do so.

Alyse Maslonik | RedefinED Advisors LLC

With a strong desire to give back to children that need it most, Alyse Maslonik recognized the significance her education had in her ability to escape her tattered past and set out to change the world of education. Today, Alyse is the CEO and Founder of RedefinED Advisors LLC, an educational development company that has raised millions of dollars in scholarships, impacting nearly 10,000 underprivileged children. Forever a fierce advocate of empowering women and children, Alyse looks forward to sharing her journey from domestic abuse shelter to CEO in her forthcoming memoir, The Anger She Keeps: A True Story of Rage and Redemption.

What advice would you give your younger self?

It all works out. All of the dreams and desires you have now will come to life in the most beautiful, profound way and you will be so thankful you held on through the hard times.

What is your favorite quote?

“She who has a why can live to bear almost any how.”

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