We're speaking with female entrepreneurs, creatives and leaders who are pushing boundaries and sharing how they're creating their own narratives in a world that can feel full of limitations. They are paving paths of their own to a create a career and a life that might feel more seamless for all of us. Produced and hosted by Burgundy Fox.
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Bossy: Building A Business As Friends with Alexis Jenkins and Leslie Wong, Burgundy Fox
Burgundy Fox co-founders Alexis Jenkins and Leslie Wong were once "work spouses", aka one another's go-to girl at the office, there to vent about an overwhelming day or to check one another's decision-making.
Wong and Jenkins' decision to lead Burgundy Fox together has been a work in progress. In this episode, Burgundy Fox intern Nicole Fallert sat down with Jenkins and Wong to talk about delegation, company growth and their biggest fears.
Later, hear from Northwestern University seniors and BOSSY Chicago founders Sam Letchser and Isabel Benatar, who are rising in the business ranks and championing the model of best-friend leadership.
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Underneath It All: Creative Business & Boudoir with Suzy Goodrick, Entrepreneur and Photographer
Suzy Goodrick is a talented photographer based in Phoenix, Arizona. Her time behind the lens started at a young age and followed her into adulthood. We discuss creative burnouts, balancing what's personal and professional on social media, the rise of boudoir sessions, why she's giving away an entire wedding and more.
Creatively Curvy: More Than a Model with Jenny Rieu
Jenny Rieu is a Curve Model, Fashion Columnist, and Publicist. Jenny was the cover model for various publications across the globe. In 2014, Jenny became the new face of the “Couture for Every Body Campaign” shot by Holly West for Pin Up Girl Clothing, marking her professional modeling debuts. That experience triggered Jenny’s desire to create more custom ad campaigns for brands and designers, branding herself not only a Curve model, but also as a Creative Director doing Brand Management with her PR company Ooh La La PR.
Living Large: Building Your Big Life with Ann Shoket, Author, TED Speaker and Editor In Chief
Ann Shoket is an editor-in-chief/senior media exec who has had the privilege of bringing two major young women’s publications to number one across every platform. She's the author of The Big Life: Embrace the Mess, Work Your Side Hustle, Find a Monumental Relationship, and Become the Badass Babe You Were Meant to Be. She's the biggest cheerleader for millennial women, as you can hear from her TED talk "Why We Should All Be More Millennial".
As editor-in-chief of Seventeen for the better part of a decade, she was able to lead editorial that was authentic to young women’s evolving values, and pushed the boundaries of digital, print and cross-platform content. At CosmoGIRL, she was part of the launch team that broke new territory by talking about the complex, emotional terrain of young women’s lives. She has been named one of the “Most Powerful US Fashion Magazine Editors” by Forbes.
With her book, The Big Life, and the Badass Babes community, she continues working to shape the national conversation about the power of millennial women.
She's been a speaker for the Yale Women’s Leadership Initiative, New York Women in Communications, Step Up, S.H.E. Summit, Matrix Awards, Her Campus, Rent the Runway and Levo League. She speaks on topics such as women’s leadership and success, young women finding their power and the transformations in the media industry. She has also appeared on Good Morning America, Today, The Oprah Winfrey Show, The View, CNN, Access Hollywood, and E! News (and to boot, she was a guest judge for four seasons on America’s Next Top Model).
Taking The Plunge: Growing Into Leadership with Lindsay Bishop
We're catching up with Lindsay Bishop of L Bishop Photography and Rising Tide Leader San Francisco. Lindsay discusses putting herself out there to make connections, having the confidence to believe she can lead, and stepping in front of the camera to celebrate herself.
Better Together: Building Strong Communities with Brady Campbell, VP of Strategy at Galvanize
We’re hanging out with Brady Campbell of Galvanize San Francisco. Galvanize is a collaboration space in San Francisco that provides space for students and entrepreneurs a space to network, learn and level in their goals and careers.