1. WHO INSPIRES YOU? Oprah Winfrey and other strong women who make a difference

  2. IT'S TIME FOR A SECOND CAREER — WHAT DO YOU CHOOSE? A real estate developer

  3. WHAT'S THE BEST BOOK YOU HAVE READ IN THE PAST YEAR? The Agony and the Ecstasy: A Biographical Novel of Michelangelo by Irving Stone. I bought this in Florence at the museum store after seeing The David — amazing.

  4. WHAT'S SPINNING ON YOUR CD PLAYER? Maroon Five.

  5. IF YOU COULD BE ANYWHERE IN THE WORLD, WHERE WOULD YOU BE? On the beach in Cape May, N.J., with my family!






Christine Duffy is president and CEO of Maritz Travel. She is Meeting Professionals International's 2005 chairwoman, a position that begins this month. She is the founder of MPI's Women's Leadership Initiative.