BRILLIANT, DETERMINED, DYNAMIC, ARINA EXEMPLIFIES AN EMPLOI WOMAN - SETTING HIGH AND AMBITIOUS GOALS AND ACHIEVING THEM IN STYLE!

RESUME: After getting a law degree from a top school, Arina joined one of the premier law practices in New York where she not only works on landmark bankruptcy cases but also represents the firm's low-income clients on a pro bono basis.

PATH TO THE TOP: “If you’re offered a seat on a rocket ship, don’t ask what seat. You just get on.” Eric Schmidt.

DEFINING MOMENT: "A decision to pursue an Executive MBA at Columbia Business School, which not only allowed me to grow as a professional, but also led me to my wonderful fiancé."

STATEMENT PIECE: "My Lexington Dress in rust. emploi has perfected the ladylike, structured, body-con dress that easily transitions from the office to cocktails. I love the line!"

All images by Ksenia Tavrina (c).