Aim high and don't let others define you, says Carly Fiorina.

She was first women to run as a GOP candidate for president, the first woman to head a Fortune 500 company when she became CEO and president of Hewlett-Packard (HPQ) and the first female officer at AT&T (T). And she gave Alpha Rising some great advice for young women.   

"Look for people that will lift you up -- men and women," she says.  Be sure to listen in to hear more. 

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