Az Business and AZRE magazines announced the publications’ lists of the Most Influential Women in Arizona for 2018 in the July issues of the magazines. Each day, will profile one of the Most Influential Women of 2018.

The Most Influential Women for 2018 will be honored at a reception that begins at 5:30 p.m. on August 23, 2018 at The Camby. For tickets or for sponsorship information, email or call (602) 277-6045.

To see a complete list of the Most Influential Women in Arizona Business for 2018, click here. To buy a copy of the Most Influential Women issue, click here.

Today’s spotlight: Lisa Duran

Title: Member, Dickinson Wright

Background: Duran practices exclusively in the area of immigration law, primarily assisting corporations, schools, foreign investors and entrepreneurs in connection with their business immigration needs.

Source of pride: “I am most proud of the fact that through my law practice, I change lives for the better every day.”

Essence of leadership: “Every leader should possess empathy. It is only through empathy that a leader can understand the people she is leading.”

Surprising fact: “I lived in Latin America for almost a decade and taught English as a second language at universities there prior to deciding to become a lawyer.”