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    Women & Power

    Geeta Aiyer on the Top 100 Women-Led Businesses in Mass.

    Photograph composites by Josh Andrus; Hair and makeup by Angela Marinis; Photograph retouching by Picturebox Creative

    President and founder of Boston Common Asset Management (No. 58), a Boston-based firm launched in 2003 that manages investments with a focus on social responsibility

     What was one of your most important early leadership lessons?

    Success is a minefield of accomplishments and failures. Take risks, take responsibility. Learn from the journey and lead with integrity.  

    What advice do you give new college grads?

    Learn skills; work where your passion lies. With success comes responsibility. Give back to your community and to the causes that inspire you.

    View the 2014 Top 100 Women-Led Businesses in Massachusetts list.