15 Jan
  • By Olivia Fondie
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How Four Millennial Sisters Revitalized Their Mother’s Shoe Factory Into A Nordstrom Favorite

Four sisters, who grew up running their mother’s shoe factory in Colombia, have revitalized it into a Nordstrom loved brand, Kaanas.  Kaanas produces high quality and socially responsible products in playful, feminine designs with classic silhouettes.  The shoes have bold prints and quality craftsmanship, defining their collections and setting them apart from other footwear labels. Each style is […]

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07 Jan
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Away Just Raised the Largest Female-led Funding Round of 2018

Despite the name, travel brand Away is making a major impact right here in NYC. The company — which was included in Built In NYC’s 50 Startups to Watch in 2018 list — just made a slew of big announcements, including that it closed a $50 million Series C funding round to significantly grow its […]

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31 Oct
  • By Ava Vitale
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Diane Von Furstenberg And Whitney Wolfe Herd Talk About Female Leadership.

At the Fast Company Innovation Festival, Diane von Furstenberg and Bumble’s CEO, Whitney Wolfe Herd, talked about female leadership, and why being “kind” isn’t always nice. In 1972, Diane von Furstenberg started her namesake fashion line that would launch a thousand wrap dresses. More than 40 years later, she continues to be a champion for women, empowering them […]

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25 Oct
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Fast Company Trying To Shift Cover Paradigms With Arlan Hamilton.

Arlan Hamilton is a rare type for venture capital and for magazine covers, making her the right pick for editor in chief Stephanie Mehta. Covers of business and finance magazines tend to be the realm of high-profile men and the occasional celebrity, but Stephanie Mehta wants to do her part to change that. The relatively new Fast […]

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25 Sep
  • By Navleen Kaur
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Women Leaders Share How Value Drives Success.

One of the most important books of our times, The 22 Immutable Laws of Branding (Laura Ries, 1998), explained how great companies stay true to their values and message. In today’s digital world of social media, this has become even more important; employees, customers and the global community can make or break a company seemingly overnight based […]

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