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A Former Accenture Exec, Once Homeless, Leads The National Guard's Efforts To Quell The Baltimore Riots

Linda Singh has an extraordinary dual career. She has served as a managing director at consulting giant Accenture and a Major General in the U.S. Army. She also has a remarkable history: She’s a high-school dropout and onetime runaway who found a path to leadership. Singh, who took charge of the Maryland Army National Guard after two years of service in Afghanistan, shares her story and lessons in leadership here.

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