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He Went From Poverty in Pakistan to Billions in the U.S.
How does one go from poverty to billions?  For Shahid (Shad) Khan that trick involved leaving his native Pakistan to head to the United States in the mid 60s.  He started as a dishwasher at a YMCA in Chicago making $1.20 an hour which he thought was fantastic at the time. His goal in coming to the U.S. was to study engineering at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaigne. Khan worked [...]
From Zero to 2 Billion in 8 Years – the Tory Burch Story
See how one woman went from zero to 2 Billion in just 8 years.  This is the Tory Burch story. Who is Tory Burch?  The Tory Burch story starts with her growing up in Valley Forge, Pennsylvania.  She went to school at Penn and then moved to New York City to work in the fashion industry.   In New York she worked at Harper's Bazaar Magazine, Polo Ralph Lauren and for Vera Wang all famous fashion [...]
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