“The more people around us who can show women that there are more natural products around, whether it be a cup or a pad, that’s amazing because that’s all showing women that there are other options - there is choice.”
“The quest was going without knowing where it was going to lead me,” Nupur Goenka, founder of Aish recalls. “The thing was trying to find something to give me joy.”
WESTxEAST blends the usual with the unique, letting its customers put their own spin on fashion - a spin that melds the new and the old, the traditional and the modern, and of course, the West and the East.
For Ariane Gold, a pivotal setback unintentionally kicked off a summer – and an idea - that would change her life forever and inspire her to launch a customizable handbag that’s flipping high-end fashion on its head.
The founders of Spinster realized the cards were stacked against women in both the corporate America and the start up world. Which is why they decided to build a company where women could create their own economy, with their own rules.
Women are dominating the startup field. If women entrepreneurs were their own country, we would have the fifth highest GDP in the world! These female founders explain why they left their day jobs and went into entrepreneurship full time.
What would sustainable fashion look like if it walked the walk it preaches? Melanin ASS is answering that question. Melanin ASS an online magazine focusing on highlighting sustainable fashion and the people of color within the industry who often go overlooked for their many important contributions.
“People are inherently nervous for you when you take a risk. Especially people who love you,” says Molly Boreman, founder of Just Nips, the fake nipple company that is making a statement for breast cancer survivors.
“We’re two Asian females and would have to show up on site and assemble it,” Chang said. “I think most people are always surprised that we are the team behind the structure. They are always surprised, [saying], ‘Oh, you guys can build this.’”
Sarah Perkins, CEO and co-founder of DesignerShare, the first truly- peer-to-peer marketplace for women to rent their designer clothing to one another – is fully aware of the many feats women entrepreneurs face when it comes to repaying student loans and starting a company.
CEOs read up to 60 books a year. We’ve curated a selection of books BY AND FOR female founders – just for gutsy, self-motivated gals like yourself.
#ExperienceBrandThinking Workshop is a series of immersive experience workshop held around New York City focusing on empowering early-stage entrepreneurs to develop a human-centered approach in developing their brands.
Remember when you were younger and the AVON or Mary Kay lady in the pink car would come over to your house and you would look over at your mom flipping through the makeup catalogs? Remember when your mom would have Tupperware parties with all of her friends and you sat painstakingly bored in the other room?
As of 2019, Black women are among the least likely to receive funding from venture capitalists. 0006% of venture capital went towards black females entrepreneurs between 2009 and 2017. This thought is an exploration into this phenomenon.
goldno.8 sits on a quiet and quaint section of Bleecker Street; but its colors and eye grabbing displays makes you question if you should go and explore for yourself. “What is this and why am I so drawn to go in?”
Saba has been in business for nearly 20 years. During those two decades, Workie, developed an ecosystem with the community around her. The people of Seattle came to her doorstep for one-of-a-kind Ethiopian cuisine, and she, in turn, supported the Seattle community by donating to various local nonprofits, donating food to the city that she calls home.
Wildrence has successfully positioned themselves as a premiere immersive storytelling space and consulting group in New York City. They’ve brought in and coproduced such world-renowned acts like magician Joshua Jay’s Six Impossible Things…