CNBC U.S. Contributors

Gillian Zoe Segal, Contributor

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Gillian Zoe Segal is the author of "Getting There: A Book of Mentors" and "New York Characters". She received a B.A. from the University of Michigan and a law degree from the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law. She lives in New York City and can be reached at

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