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Styled by Science CEOs

Styled by Science CEOs

By ClovoHangio
"Styled by Science CEOs" is hosted by Ayo Aigbe & Megan Martis. Both women are young CEOs & founders of ventures in the clothing industry. With their shared backgrounds in science and engineering, Ayo & Megan use a unique lens to talk about sustainability, representation, and innovation.
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Creating a Platform for Women Owned Businesses
Jump into this episode to hear from a driven and creative self-starter based in Virginia. Become inspired by Sage who created a special platform called Be. for women owned businesses where you can shop based on your values. Check out her amazing marketplace here: https://bewomn.com/
45:31
March 21, 2022
Building a Sustainable Swimwear Company In Italy
The beautiful story about how Giulia is building her sustainable swimwear brand in Italy. In this episode we explore the entrepreneurship scene of sustainable fashion in Italy and what it is like to live a sustainable lifestyle there. 
32:56
March 14, 2022
Season #1 Highlights
The final episode of season #1 is hosted by Ayo and Megan. They highlight the takeaways from each episode, talk about lessons learned, and reflect on the first season.  In this episode, you will learn and hear about: [1:35] Professor Tseng's episode highlights [2:40] Loriza's episode highlights [5:00] Imani's episode highlights [8:00] Hannah's episode highlights [9:45] Dieumerci's episode highlights [10:47] Arielle's episode highlights [12:20] Kai's episode highlights [13:40] Mckenna's episode highlights [15:25] Iddy's episode highlights  [16:20] Season #1 learnings Watch the full episode on Youtube: https://linktr.ee/sbscp Connect with us and share about what you learned/liked: IG: @styledbyscienceceos Email: styledbyscienceceos@gmail.com Learn more about our companies: Clovo: http://clovobrand.com Hangio: http://shophangio.com Loved this episode? Share it with a friend.
22:29
September 13, 2021
Why Representation & Being Yourself in the Workplace Matters - From a Girl Boss
Today our change maker is Idiuso Okeke, a young leader of a corporate team. In this episode she talks about her experience being a young black woman in Corporate America, how she has honed her skills as a leader, and why representation matters. Iddy shares with us the importance of building partnerships, networking, and not being afraid to put yourself out there. In this episode, you will learn and hear about: 6:10 What its like being a women in a leadership position and how her strategy for success 11:20 Being a black woman in corporate America and how Iddy is using education to make an impact 16:00 Why representation matters 17:59 How Iddy has developed and honed in on her leadership skills from the lens of being a black woman 20:01 The impact Iddy wants to make in the future “Leading others so they can lead themselves.” -Iddy Watch the full episode on Youtube: https://linktr.ee/sbscp Connect with us and share about what you learned/liked: IG: @styledbyscienceceos Email: styledbyscienceceos@gmail.com Learn more about our companies: Clovo: http://clovobrand.com Hangio: http://shophangio.com Loved this episode? Share it with a friend.
25:23
September 06, 2021
How a Young Woman is Giving Plastic a Second Life as Activewear
Today our changemaker is McKenna Haz, the founder of Seaav Athletics. In this episode she talks about her path to starting a sustainable athletic wear business, what it’s like to run a business while in college, and why choosing ethical and sustainable manufacturing is so important. In this episode, you will learn and hear about: - [3:30] McKenna’s founder story - [5:24] How she started Seaav - [12:20] What it’s like to run a business while in college - [16:25] Finding an Ethical manufacturing partner - [23:00] Making impact through small steps - [24:50] What impact McKenna wants to make in the future Watch the full episode on Youtube: https://linktr.ee/sbscp Connect with us and share about what you learned/liked: IG: @styledbyscienceceos Email: styledbyscienceceos@gmail.com Learn more about our companies: Clovo: http://clovobrand.com Hangio: http://shophangio.com Loved this episode? Share it with a friend.
28:21
August 30, 2021
Limitations of Certifications & Defining Sustainability With Hope of Fashion Tech Future
Today our changemaker is Aerielle Rojas, an aspiring fashion sustainability professional and passionate undergraduate studying Fashion Technology. In this episode, she talks about how she came to her passion for fashion, the greater environmental impact our fashion choices have, and her strategy to make a larger impact in the world.  In this episode, you will learn and hear about:  [3:00] Where Aerielle’s inspiration began in childhood  [11:00] Natural vs. recycled fibers and why we should look closer into the production   [19:00] Circular fashion, recycling imperfect fabrics, the duality of second-hand   [27:00] The challenges in the fashion industry that Aerielle is most excited to tackle -[30:00] How your tiny changes and simple awareness changes the world  [38:00] Bonus question that our guest asks us!   “This is about what are you using, what do you have, what do you already have, and what do you need.” - Aerielle    Watch the full episode on Youtube: https://linktr.ee/sbscp   Connect with us and share about what you learned/liked:  IG: @styledbyscienceceos  Email: styledbyscienceceos@gmail.com   Learn more about our companies:  Clovo:http://clovobrand.com  Hangio: http://shophangio.com   Loved this episode? Share it with a friend.
42:54
August 23, 2021
How AI Will Make the Fashion Industry More Sustainable
Today our changemaker is Kai, the co-founder of @Unbuyist, which is using AI to make the fashion industry more sustainable by cutting inventory waste. In this episode, you will learn and hear about: - [1:30] Kai’s background story - [5:00] Production problems in the fashion industry & mission of Unbuyist - [9:00] Her customer discovery findings - [13:35] Challenges as a young entrepreneur - [17:15] Experience as a women in STEM innovating - [22:00] More problems in the fashion industry & impact that Kai wants to make in the future Watch the full episode on Youtube: https://linktr.ee/sbscp Connect with us and share about what you learned/liked: IG: @styledbyscienceceos Email: styledbyscienceceos@gmail.com Learn more about our companies: Clovo: http://clovobrand.com Hangio: http://shophangio.com Loved this episode? Share it with a friend.
35:32
August 16, 2021
Disrupting Education Through Innovative Connections
Today our change maker is Dieumerci, the founder of Enlight. In this episode he talks about how he created an EdTech company out of his own personal struggles in high school. In this episode, you will learn and hear about: - [5:15] The problem Dieumerci noticed within his educational school system that inspired him to start Enlight - [13:00] Dieumerci superpower that enabled him to run a business while also being a college student - [21:13] How Dieumerci is increasing representation with technology - [31:10] Why relationship building and just going for it is powerful - [40:10] The backstory of how the cohosts met and how Dieumerci helped it all Dieumerci: “Go build the relationships. Relationships are power.” Watch the full episode on Youtube: https://linktr.ee/sbscp Connect with us and share about what you learned/liked: IG: @styledbyscienceceos Email: styledbyscienceceos@gmail.com Learn more about our companies: Clovo: http://clovobrand.com Hangio: http://shophangio.com Loved this episode? Share it with a friend.
43:44
August 10, 2021
How to Build a Socially Conscious Business Sustainably
Today our changemaker is Hannah King, the founder of Woven Futures. In this episode she talks about her path to starting a social venture, why ethical manufacturing is important, and the obstacles she had to overcome when starting a business in college. In this episode, you will learn and hear about: - [2:30] Hannah’s founder story - [7:30] How to work with Artisans - [12:25] Why ethical manufacturing matters - [16:00] Running a business while in college - [21:00] Advice for college students - [23:00] Obstacles for starting a business in college - [27:07] Impact that Hannah wants to make in the future Watch the full episode on Youtube: https://linktr.ee/sbscp Connect with us and share about what you learned/liked: IG: @styledbyscienceceos Email: styledbyscienceceos@gmail.com Learn more about our companies: Clovo: http://clovobrand.com Hangio: http://shophangio.com Loved this episode? Share it with a friend.
30:51
August 02, 2021
How These Young Athletes are Changing the Way we See Representation in Fashion
Today our changemaker is Imani Rickerby, the co-founder and COO of Aurora Tights. Imani has a Bachelors degree in Public Health Sciences from the University of Maryland College Park where she was on the figure skating team. She also has a Masters in Health Services Administration from the University of Michigan where she placed 2nd in the Innovation Track of the Michigan Business Competition. In this episode she talks about why representation matters in the clothing industry. In this episode, you will learn and hear about: [1:55] The inspiration and deeper why behind Aurora tights [5:55] What representation means to Imani [9:30] One of the biggest challenges in Imani’s entrepreneurial journey and how she navigated it [14:23] How Aurora Tights has scaled [18:57] Why entrepreneurship is humbling and advice on building a company [24:37] One of Imani’s biggest startup learnings Watch the full episode on Youtube: https://linktr.ee/sbscp Connect with us and share about what you learned/liked: IG: @styledbyscienceceos Email: styledbyscienceceos@gmail.com Learn more about our companies: Clovo (sustainable tights): http://clovobrand.com Hangio (premium bendable hangers): http://shophangio.com Loved this episode? Share it with a friend.
32:46
July 26, 2021
How to Easily Shop Sustainably & Why it's Important to do so.
Today our change maker is Loriza, the founder of @refind_shopping. In this episode she talks about her new sustainable fashion marketplace that offers a curated shopping experience based on your lifestyle and why it is important to shop sustainably. In this episode, you will learn and hear about: - [1:26] Flaws in the clothing industry - [3:31] What is the reFIND marketplace? - [6:56] Loriza’s founder journey - [11:00] Why college is a great place to start a business - [17:37] What problem is refind solving for? - [22:45] Women entrepreneur stories - [28:00] Impact that Loriza wants to make in the future Watch the full episode on Youtube: https://linktr.ee/sbscp Connect with us and share about what you learned/like: IG: @styledbyscienceceos Email: styledbyscienceceos@gmail.com Learn more about our companies: Clovo: http://clovobrand.com Hangio: http://shophangio.com Loved this episode? Share it with a friend.
32:14
July 19, 2021
The Environmental Impact of Personal Care Products & What's Really in Thinx Underwear
Today our change maker is Professor Tseng from Colgate University, and she researches the impact that personal care products have on river systems & what's really in Thinx underwear.  In this episode, you will learn and hear about: [4:07] The opportunity that Professor Tseng had that helped her learn what she was passionate about [8:58] What is going on with Thinx, clothing additives, and forever chemicals [21:05] Why certifications don’t always cover everything and the impact of what we use [26:01] Professor Tsengs' view on being a women in STEM and why representation matters [34:30] The impact Professor Tseng wants to leave “Its not a privilege to be curious.” -Professor Tseng Watch the full episode on Youtube: https://linktr.ee/sbscp Connect with us and share about what you learned/like: IG: @styledbyscienceceos Email: styledbyscienceceos@gmail.com Learn more about our companies: Clovo: http://clovobrand.com Hangio: http://shophangio.com Loved this episode? Share it with a friend.
44:08
July 14, 2021
Welcome to the Styled by Science CEOs Podcast!
Welcome to the Styled by Science CEOs Podcast! Meet Megan and Ayo, the hosts of the podcast, learn about who they are and why they started this podcast. Watch the full episode on Youtube: https://linktr.ee/sbscp Connect with us and share about what you learned/like: IG: @styledbyscienceceos Email: styledbyscienceceos@gmail.com Learn more about our companies: Clovo: http://clovobrand.com Hangio: http://shophangio.com Loved this episode? Share it with a friend.
12:58
July 12, 2021