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The EntrepreNUers Podcast

The EntrepreNUers Podcast

By The Entrepre女ers Podcast
A podcast for and by female entrepreneurs.
Join Hong Kong friends Ali (NYU Shanghai) and Weilyn (Princeton University) as they kick start their entrepre女erial careers. Follow them as they embark on their entrepre女erial journeys: hearing, sharing, and connecting with female entrepre女ers from around the world. Tune in at the end of each week to grow the entrepre女er inside of you!
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Finding Your Calling and Adapting Through Changes with Camden Hauge, Founder of Happy Place Hospitality Group
Hear from Camden Hauge, Founder of Happy Place Hospitality Group, a food and beverage company in Shanghai that aims to serve up the highest level of hospitality and create memorable dining experiences. They have 9 venues across Shanghai, consisting of 7 different brands. Camden is also the Founding Partner of SOCIAL SUPPLY Shanghai, a full-scale events agency, bringing unique experiences to every customer. In this episode, Sasha shares with Ali and Weilyn how to find one’s calling and to adapt to changes throughout one’s life journey. Learn more about Camden and her projects here: Camden’s LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/camden-hauge-8536b114/ Camden’s Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/camdenhauge/ Happy Place Hospitality Group: https://www.instagram.com/happyplacehospitalitygroup/ SOCIAL SUPPLY Shanghai: https://www.instagram.com/socialsupplyshanghai/ If you also enjoyed the podcast, we’d really appreciate it if you could leave a short review for us! Follow the Entrepre女ers Network: Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/theentreprenuersnetwork/ LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/the-entreprenuers-network/about/ Podcast produced and presented to you by Stefanie Lee and Wyn Kon.
25:07
November 27, 2021
How to Combat Period Poverty and Face the Stigma Surrounding Menstruation with Astrid, CEO and Founder of Noir
Hear from Astrid Molina, the founder and CEO of NoixMx, the first Mexican brand of period underwear. Astrid is passionate about the menstrual revolution in Mexico and throughout Latin America, where discussion about menstruation is considered a taboo. With her previous experience as a psychology major and her work with children, Astrid bridges the gap between menstrual and mental health when starting NoirMx. In this episode, Ali and Weilyn speak with Astrid about learning the business behind period products and the importance of educating women about their menstrual cycle. Learn more about Astrid and Noir here: Astrid’s Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/astrid.privado/?hl=en Astrid’s LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/astridgalindomolina/ Noir’s Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/noirmx/?hl=en Noir’s Website: https://www.noirmx.com/ If you also enjoyed the podcast, we’d really appreciate it if you could leave a short review for us! Follow the Entrepre女ers Network: Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/theentreprenuersnetwork/ LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/the-entreprenuers-network/about/ Podcast produced and presented to you by Wyn Kon, Claire Li and Shreya.
32:47
November 22, 2021
Why You Should Follow Your Curiosity with Kelly Cure, the Co-Founder and Head of Growth of Skillful.ly
Hear from Kelly Cure, the Co-Founder & Head of Growth at Skillful.ly,. Skillful.ly isn’t just another technology company, they are a chartered Public Benefit Corporation on a mission to build the world’s most equitable employment platform. As well as being a Founder, she is also a dancer and dance teacher. In this episode, Kelly shares her entrepreneurial journey and how she found Skillful.ly with her partners. She also shares some useful tips for those who are looking to start a start-up and be an entrepreneur and why you should follow your curiosity. Learn more about Kelly Cure and Skillful.ly here: https://www.skillful.ly/index.html https://instagram.com/skillful.ly?utm_medium=copy_link https://coda.io/@jjk/skillfullynews https://www.linkedin.com/company/skillful-ly/ https://www.linkedin.com/in/kelly-cure-b58546b/ If you also enjoyed the podcast, we’d really appreciate it if you could leave a short review for us! Follow the Entrepre女ers Network: Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/theentreprenuersnetwork/ LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/the-entreprenuers-network/about/ Podcast produced and presented to you by Wyn Kon and Claire Li.
43:08
November 13, 2021
How to Build an Authentic Company Without Burning Out with Sasha Wight, Managing Director of wrkflow
Hear from Sasha Wight, Managing Director and Employee Experience Lead of wrkflow., Asia's first employee experience design agency. She is passionate about designing and delivering digital workplace experiences that inspire and engage. She’s a certified human-centered design practitioner, co-host of The EXPerience Lounge podcast, and holds an MBA from the University of Aberdeen. In this episode, Sasha shares with Ali and Weilyn tips on building a sustainable, authentic enterprise at a young age. Learn more about Sasha and wrkflow. here: https://www.linkedin.com/in/sasha-wight-9470b439/ https://www.linkedin.com/company/wrkflowdesign/ https://www.wrkflow.tech/ If you also enjoyed the podcast, we’d really appreciate it if you could leave a short review for us! Follow the Entrepre女ers Network: Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/theentreprenuersnetwork/ LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/the-entreprenuers-network/about/ Podcast produced and presented to you by Kathleen Canham and Stefanie Lee.
22:05
November 6, 2021
How to Jump Out of Your Own Box with Naomi Porter, Founder of EntrepreYOUership
Hear from Naomi Porter, a 16-year-old founder of EntrepreYOUership, a platform that aims to widen entrepreneurial education. She is also the CEO of Bright Futures, a tutoring and academic coaching company designed for all students to have a bright future. As well as being a founder, she is also a Serial Entrepreneur, Public Speaker and an Education Reform Advocate. In this episode, Naomi shares her journey in realising her passion towards entrepreneurship, and how she reflected on the obstacles that she had faced as a young entrepreneur, being put in “boxes”. She also shares her views on the educational system in the United States and how to bring up the entrepreneurial spirit of younger generations. Learn more about Naomi, Bright Futures and EntrepreYOUership here: https://www.instagram.com/naomiporterpv/ https://www.instagram.com/gsentrepreneurs/ https://www.instagram.com/bright_futures_tutoring/ https://naomiporter.carrd.co/ https://brightfutures.carrd.co/ https://entrepreyouership.carrd.co/ https://www.linkedin.com/company/bright-futures-tutoring/ https://www.linkedin.com/in/naomiporterpv/# If you also enjoyed the podcast, we’d really appreciate it if you could leave a short review for us! Follow the Entrepre女ers Network: Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/theentreprenuersnetwork/ LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/the-entreprenuers-network/about/ Podcast produced and presented to you by Wyn Kon and Shreya Gupta.
32:02
October 30, 2021
How to Shine through Embracing Imperfections with Eve, CEO of Stoned Fine Jewelry
Hear from Eve Gay, the Founder, and CEO of Stoned Fine Jewelry, a concierge service and a shop for diamonds and fine jewelry. In this episode, Eve shares her journey to create Stoned Fine Jewelry. As well as being part of the diamond industry, Eve gives her thoughts on failures and how college is the best time to start your entrepreneurial journey. Weilyn and Ali talk with Eve about her leap of faith into entrepreneurship, starting a business during a pandemic, and how perfection doesn’t exist. Learn more about Eve here: https://www.stonedfinejewelry.com/ https://www.instagram.com/stonedfinejewelry/?hl=en https://www.facebook.com/pg/stonedfinejewelry/posts/ https://www.linkedin.com/in/eve-gay https://www.instagram.com/eve_gay01/?hl=en https://www.facebook.com/eve.gay.39 If you also enjoyed the podcast, we’d really appreciate it if you could leave a short review for us! Follow the Entrepre女ers Network: Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/theentreprenuersnetwork/ LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/the-entreprenuers-network/about/ Podcast produced and presented to you by Wyn Kon and Kathleen Canham. 
27:02
October 23, 2021
Taking a Leap of Faith and Overcoming Adversities with Nicole Smith, Founder and CEO of Flytographer
Hear from Nicole Smith, the Founder and CEO of Flytographer, a marketplace that connects people with local photographers in cities around the world for fun, hassle-free vacation photoshoots. Under the pandemic, the business also expanded to offering local hometown photoshoots, headshots, and a travel gift-themed e-commerce shop. She was previously a Marketing Manager and Consultant and Microsoft and helped develop high-impact, results-oriented content to support product sales. In this episode, Nicole shares with Ali and Weilyn tips on starting your side hustle despite uncertainties, as well as how Flytographer, a travel photography company, worked through the obstacles of the pandemic. Learn more about Nicole and Flytographer here: Nicole’s LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/nicolelisasmith/ Nicole’s Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/flytographerlife/ Flytographer’s Website: https://www.flytographer.com/ Flytographer’s Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/flytographer/ If you also enjoyed the podcast, we’d really appreciate it if you could leave a short review for us! Follow the Entrepre女ers Network: Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/theentreprenuersnetwork/ LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/the-entreprenuers-network/about/ Podcast produced and presented to you by Stefanie Lee and Shreya Gupta.
26:33
October 16, 2021
How to Break Into Entrepreneurship and Become a Great Question Asker with Christine, Chief Education Strategy Officer of Handshake
Hear from Christine Cruzvergara, the Chief Education Strategy Officer at Handshake, a platform that helps college students get hired for jobs and internships. She is also a member of Chief, ​​a private network built to drive more women into positions of power and keep them there. In this episode, Christie shares the missions of Handshake and tips for Handshake users, as well as the importance and ways of being a good question-asker. Learn more about Christine and Handshake here: https://www.linkedin.com/in/christinecruzvergara/ https://www.instagram.com/joinhandshake/ https://joinhandshake.com/ If you also enjoyed the podcast, we’d really appreciate it if you could leave a short review for us! Follow the Entrepre女ers Network: Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/theentreprenuersnetwork/ LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/the-entreprenuers-network/about/ Podcast produced and presented to you by Kathleen Canham and Wyn Kon.
35:15
October 9, 2021
How Women Lift Women with Somi Arian, CEO of FemPeak
Hear from Somi Arian, the Founder and CEO of FemPeak, a platform that aims to help raise women’s socioeconomic status. As well as being a CEO, she is also an author, an award-winning filmmaker, and a tech philosopher. In this episode, Somi shares the six reasons for the lack of women entrepreneurs, future plans for Fem Peak, and how she overcame childhood struggles to get where she is today. Learn more about Somi and FemPeak here: (Links) https://www.instagram.com/somiarian/ https://www.somiarian.com/ https://www.fempeak.ai/ https://www.instagram.com/fempeak/ If you also enjoyed the podcast, we’d really appreciate it if you could leave a short review for us! Follow the Entrepre女ers Network: Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/theentreprenuersnetwork/ LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/the-entreprenuers-network/about/ Podcast produced and presented to you by Kathleen Canham and Shreya Gupta.
26:44
October 2, 2021
How to Ground Yourself and Start Your Own Podcast with Lindsey Simcik: Co-Founder and Host of Almost 30 Podcast
Hear from Lindsey Simcik, Co-Founder and Host of Almost 30, a top wellness, spirituality, lifestyle, and inspirational podcast for women. She is also the Co-Founder of PodcastPro, a comprehensive step-by-step guide to launching, marketing, and monetizing your own podcast, brand, and business of your dreams. On this episode, Lindsey shares her experience regarding modern spirituality and the Saturn Return, and drops gems on tips for starting your own podcast! Learn more about Lindsey and Almost 30 here: https://www.instagram.com/lindseysimcik/?hl=en https://www.lindseysimcik.co/ https://www.instagram.com/almost30podcast/?hl=en https://almost30.com/ If you also enjoyed the podcast, we’d really appreciate it if you could leave a short review for us! Follow the Entrepre女ers Network: Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/theentreprenuersnetwork/ LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/the-entreprenuers-network/about/ Podcast produced and presented to you by Stefanie Lee and Kathleen Canham.
46:39
September 25, 2021
How to Set Goals, Reach Out, and Move Forward with Doone Roisin, Founder of Female Startup Club
Hear from Doone Roisin, Founder of Female Startup Club, an educational platform that provides insightful podcasts and technical courses for women to learn and dominate. Doone talks about the beginnings of her entrepreneurial journey, taking the third door approach, and the birth of the Female Startup Club. From tech to jewelry to podcasting, Doone shares her experience applying for internships, dreaming big, and pivoting her career to match her passion with her skillset. Learn more about Doone here: https://www.linkedin.com/in/dooneroisin/ https://www.femalestartupclub.com/ If you also enjoyed the podcast, we’d really appreciate it if you could leave a short review for us! Follow the Entrepre女ers Network: Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/theentreprenuersnetwork/ LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/the-entreprenuers-network/about/ Podcast produced and presented to you by Stefanie Lee.
36:14
September 18, 2021
How to Embrace Your Identity and Thrive Through Challenges with Sophia Haq, Founder & CEO of Muslim Women Professionals
Hear from Sofia Haq, Founder & CEO of Muslim Women Professionals (MWP), a community that promotes professional development through engagement, education, and resources for Muslim women. She is also a Venture Associate at Republic, a program for MBA and mid-level career participants interested in learning the fundamentals of VC and angel investing. She serves as a Mentor at Startup Labs UCLA, helping early-stage entrepreneurs in all aspects of their entrepreneurial journey. She was also an Ambassador at The United State of Women, a national organization dedicated to convening, connecting, and amplifying voices in the fight for full gender equity. In this episode, Ali and Weilyn speak with Sofia about how to embrace your unique identity and to thrive through challenging times along your entrepreneurial journey. Learn more about Sofia and Muslim Women Professionals here: https://www.linkedin.com/in/sofiahaq/ https://www.sofiahaq.com/ https://www.muslimwomenprofessionals.org/ If you also enjoyed the podcast, we’d really appreciate it if you could leave a short review for us! Follow the Entrepre女ers Network: Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/theentreprenuersnetwork/ LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/the-entreprenuers-network/about/ Podcast produced and presented to you by Stefanie Lee and Anaihita Johar.
39:59
September 11, 2021
How to Deal with Burnout, Finding Synergies and Striking a balance with Eve, Founder of Compass
Hear from Eve Staszczyszyn, Founder of Compass, an organisation on a mission to create more self-aware, resilient and connected campuses. Eve loves to learn, is a jamming violinist and a passionate mental health advocate. Eve is also a Co creator of the Synergi Project, a company that delivers mindfulness based experiences to students in pop-up spaces at university by blending innovative dimensions of traditional mindfulness practices and guided mindfulness sequences. In this episode, Ali and Weilyn talk with Eve about how to deal with burnout and to maintain a balance in our entrepreneurial journeys. Learn more about Eve and Compass here: https://www.linkedin.com/in/eve-staszczyszyn/ https://checkcompass.ca/ If you also enjoyed the podcast, we’d really appreciate it if you could leave a short review for us! Follow the Entrepre女ers Network: Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/theentreprenuersnetwork/ LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/the-entreprenuers-network/about/ Podcast produced and presented to you by Stefanie Lee and Anaihita Johar.
30:52
September 4, 2021
How to Become a Morning Person and Find Your Purpose with Janine Jakob, Founder of Full Potential Partners Shanghai
Hear from Janine Jakob, Founder of Full Potential Partners Shanghai who moved to China from Germany in 2017. After 7 years of work experience at global Fortune 500 IT company Hewlett-Packard, she founded the Happiness Association and ByeByeBorders in Suzhou. In parallel, she studied for a double Masters degree in International Business at German Munich Business School and French SKEMA Business School in Suzhou. Janine lived, studied or worked in France, the USA, Finland, China. Janine is a passionate Founder and former event host of several networking organizations like Girl Gone International Suzhou. She bridged intercultural relationships at InterNations Suzhou. In her 2,500 people online community Monday Morning Motivation China, she offers daily support on well-being, motivation and mindset. In this episode, Ali and Weilyn speak with Janine about how to build morning habits and to find your entrepreneurial purpose. Learn more about Janine and her ventures here: https://www.linkedin.com/in/janinejakob7/?originalSubdomain=cn https://www.fullpotentialpartners.net/ If you also enjoyed the podcast, we’d really appreciate it if you could leave a short review for us! Follow the Entrepre女ers Network: Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/theentreprenuersnetwork/ LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/the-entreprenuers-network/about/ Podcast produced and presented to you by Stefanie Lee and Bailey Cherry.
35:04
August 28, 2021
How to Keep Learning and Getting Inspiration for Growth with Jessica Young, Founder of Bubble
Hear from Jessica Young, the founder and CEO of Bubble Goods Inc., the digitally-native healthy food marketplace based in New York City. Jessica cares deeply about community and sustainable food systems, and is continually exploring the nexus between technology, lifestyle, wellness and food industries. In this episode, Ali and Weilyn speak with Jessica about learning her preferred work environment, getting inspiration for creativity, making commerce engaging and building your network, among other things. Learn more about Jessica and Bubble here: Jessica’s Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/jessyoungfood/ Bubble’s Instagram: @bubblegoods (https://www.instagram.com/bubblegoods/) Bubble’s LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/bubble-goods-inc/ Jessica’s Dogs! : https://www.instagram.com/spaghettiandmeatballpups/ If you also enjoyed the podcast, we’d really appreciate it if you could leave a short review for us! Follow the Entrepre女ers Network: Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/theentreprenuersnetwork/ LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/the-entreprenuers-network/about/ Podcast produced and presented to you by Stefanie Lee and Bailey Cherry.
40:57
August 21, 2021
How to Redefine Success, Failure and Authenticity with Puno, Founder and Edutainer at ilovecreatives
Hear from Puno, also known as Puno DosTres, Founder and Edutainer at ilovecreatives, a one step portal for creative slashies. She is also the powerful voice and host behind Girl Boss Radio, a podcast that redefines success through interviews with different Girl Bosses. She is the Founder of madewithmap, a community of discerning travel influencers that are searching the globe for unique experiences, as well as the Co-founder of PeopleMap, an Instagram marketing tool where you can strategically find, grow, and track your community. In this episode, Ali and Weilyn speak with Puno about how she defines success and failure, while retaining her authenticity in the creative industry. Learn more about Puno and her ventures here: https://www.linkedin.com/in/punodostres/ http://www.punodostres.com/ If you also enjoyed the podcast, we’d really appreciate it if you could leave a short review for us! Follow the Entrepre女ers Network: Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/theentreprenuersnetwork/ LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/the-entreprenuers-network/about/ Podcast produced and presented to you by Stefanie Lee and Bailey Cherry.
37:16
August 14, 2021
How to be a Lifelong Learner and Entrepreneur with Bettina Hein, founder of Juli, Pixability and SVOX
Hear from Bettina Hein, a US and Europe based software entrepreneur. She is most recently the founder of digital health startup juli, her third software company. She is also the founder of Pixability, a video advertising company in Boston. Prior to Pixability, Bettina co-founded SVOX, the Swiss-based speech technology company which was acquired by Nuance Communications (NUAN) for $125 million. Bettina has received numerous awards and recognitions such as the 2018 Immigrant Entrepreneur of the Year Award, World Economic Forum Young Global Leader, L’Oreal NEXT Generation Award, and The Boston Business Journal’s “40 Under 40 Award.” Bettina holds an MS degree from MIT, a law degree from the University of Constance, and a business degree from the University of St. Gallen. Bettina holds two software patents and is the co-author of Video Marketing for Dummies. She is also a “shark” on the Swiss version of Shark Tank called “Höhle der Löwen Schweiz.” In this episode, Ali and Weilyn speak with Bettina about her experiences as a lifelong learner and serial entrepreneur. Learn more about Bettina and her enterprises here: bettina@bettinahein.com https://www.juli.co/ If you also enjoyed the podcast, we’d really appreciate it if you could leave a short review for us! Follow the Entrepre女ers Network: Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/theentreprenuersnetwork/ LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/the-entreprenuers-network/about/ Podcast produced and presented to you by Bailey Cherry and Stefanie Lee.
32:12
August 7, 2021
How to Nourish Your Soul and Venture for Good with Diana Tsai, Co-founder and CEO of TigerStyle Coffee
Hear from Diana Tsai, a strong believer that ventures are a force for good. Diana has built multiple social ventures and served humanity since the age of 19, when she was still receiving education from Georgetown University. She is currently co-founder and CEO of tigerstyle, a coffee company that emphasises on cultivating mindfulness with ancient Chinese herbs. As part of her pursuit of polyventuring, she is also co-founder and Chief Impact Officer of twine, a networking platform that sparks powerful conversations at virtual events, as well as chief editor of spiral, a new ethical banking service that’s making charitable giving easier. Previously, she co-founded and was CEO of Veterati, a digital mentoring platform that facilitates mentoring conversations between successful professionals and unemployed Veterans. In this episode, Ali and Weilyn speak with Diana about how she embraces her values on her entrepre女erial journey. Learn more about Diana and her ventures here: https://www.linkedin.com/in/dianatsai/ https://diana.community/ If you also enjoyed the podcast, we’d really appreciate it if you could leave a short review for us! Follow the Entrepre女ers Network: Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/theentreprenuersnetwork/ LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/the-entreprenuers-network/about/ Podcast produced and presented to you by Stefanie Lee and Bailey Cherry.
31:04
July 31, 2021
How to Redefine Entrepreneurship with Barbara Ex, CEO and Founder of WhiteSpace
Hear from Barbara Ex,  the Founder and CEO of WhiteSpace, a fast-growing start-up that operates professional meeting space on demand for regular business events. Since launching WhiteSpace 3 years ago, Barbara led the company in creating a new category of real estate operations, scaling up, growing out of Covid, and now partnering with global commercial real estate companies to build an Asia-wide brand. Before moving to the start-up world, Barbara served as Executive Director of Business Transformation at Lenovo in Beijing.  In the 1990s, she was a Principle Consultant at IBM, where she pioneered B2B e-business models in the manufacturing industries. Barbara holds an MBA from London Business School and both Bachelors and Masters degrees in Chemical Engineering from MIT. Ali and Weilyn speak with Barbara about changing the definition of entrepreneurship and her experience managing a start-up in a foreign environment.
24:55
July 24, 2021
How to Make Meaningful Conversations with Sophie Beren, Founder and CEO of The Conversationalist
Hear from Sophie Beren, Founder and CEO of The Conversationalist, the go-to destination to amplify Gen Z voices. The Conversationalist community and content platform empowers young people everywhere to have conversations that matter. The Conversationalist recently launched their new talk show: POVz, where Sophie serves as the host. Sophie was recently named "25 Under 25" by Social Entrepreneur's Magazine and “21 Women Entrepreneurs to Watch in 2021.” Her social impact journey began at The University of Pennsylvania where she received her Bachelor’s Degree in Communications and her Master’s Degree in Nonprofit Leadership. Ali and Weilyn speak with Sophie about how to break open echo chambers and build extended networks through conversations that matter! Learn more about Sophie and The Conversationalist here: https://www.linkedin.com/in/sophie-beren-5287b971/ https://www.theconversationalist.com/ https://www.sophieberen.com/ If you also enjoyed the podcast, we’d really appreciate it if you could leave a short review for us! Follow the Entrepre女ers Network: Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/theentreprenuersnetwork/
30:16
July 20, 2021
How to Ambitiously Ask with Amanda Pullinger, CEO of 100 Women in Finance
Get inspired to jump into your own entrepreneurial journey with Amanda Pullinger, CEO of 100 Women in Finance, an organization focused on empowering women in the finance industry and inspiring the next generation of pre-career young women. Weilyn and Ali discuss in this attention grabbing episode how Amanada learned the power of simply asking for more as a female entrepreneur will get you more, every “failure” is an opportunity to learn, and why building up your skillset and network as a young entrepreneur can be your best investment for your career.   Amanda graduated from Brasenose College, Oxford University in 1987 with an Honours Degree in Modern History. She earned an MBA from La Salle University, Philadelphia, in 1998, and received the Academic Award for MBA student of the year as well as the Beta Gamma Sigma designation. Amanda is a former principal of Aquamarine Capital Management, where she was  responsible, over a period of seven years, for managing marketing, investor relations and  back office administration for two private investment funds. Amanda is Chair and Non Executive Director of the Board of FlyPlymouth, based in  Plymouth, UK. She also serves on the Boards of the HALO Trust (USA), the American  Friends of The National Portrait Gallery (London) Foundation and as a Director on the  Oxford University Alumni Board. She is President of the Brasenose Society, Vice Chair of  the Women’s Network Forum and an Advisory Board Member of the Harambe Entrepreneur  Alliance (Harambe). Previously, she served as Chairman of the Board of The HALO Trust (www.halotrust.org). Learn more about Amanda and 100 Women in Finance here: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Amanda_Pullinger https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Amanda_Pullinger https://100women.org/  
50:54
July 1, 2021
How to Make the Most with Media with Camille Lurton, Founder of Pixl Media
Dive into the new world of media with Camille Lurton, Founder and Director of Pixl Media. Camille’s background of studying public relationship and media in university brought her to become a content creator at Google. She took her learnings to found Pixl, a digital media platform tailoring affordable short form video content for brands on social media, currently working between Hong Kong and the UK. Camille also founded The Andrean Foundation which aims to bring an exclusive human resource platform for refugees and women who have been displaced in consequences of physical and/or mental abuse. Weilyn and Ali chat with Camille about the future of media, being agile during times of uncertainty, and what realistic “balance” is really like.  Learn more about Camille and Pixl here: https://www.linkedin.com/in/camillelurton/ https://www.linkedin.com/company/pixlofficialhk/ https://www.instagram.com/pixl.hk/
23:34
June 27, 2021
How to Initiate your Impact with Maria Pastorelli, Founder of Bridge, Global Women Entrepreneur Network, and Monday Morning Motivation
Experience the power of cross-cultural communications and coaching with Maria Pastorelli, Founder of Bridge which focuses on bringing clarifying and prioritizations to firms and individuals. Maria came to China for her post graduate studies at Fu Dan University and has been living in China for the past 11 years. She is the founder of the Global Women Entrepreneur Network (G.W.E.N.), a learning and sharing community focused on helping women entrepreneurs improve their personal and business skills. Maria also founded Monday Morning Motivation, a community for everyone who wants to develop healthy, meaningful and sustainable habits through both online and offline events. Ali and Weilyn speak with Maria about how to create meaningful impact, working across different cultures, and how to be your own best boss! Learn more about Maria and Bridge here: www.linkedin.com/in/mariapastorelli www.bridgecoaching.online www.mariapastorelli.com
35:02
June 24, 2021
How to Reduce Burnout with Ines Gramegna, Co-Founder at Skylyte
Explore and unpack how to reduce burnout with ambitious and graceful entrepre女er Ines Gramegna, Co-Founder at Skylyte, a firm focused on heightening talent sustainability in large companies by reducing burnout and improving engagement. Ines desires to re-invent workspaces, making them a source rather than a depletion of energy. She started her journey studying Economics and Government at the London School of Economics, then worked at McKinsey New Ventures, until she got her MBA from Stanford. At Stanford, she connected with per professor and a fellow entrepre女er, Leah Weiss, PhD, MSW, whom she ended up co-founding Skylyte with. Weilyn and Ali dive in with Ines about how she continued to question the status quo, finding a co-founder that compliments your skillset, and actionable steps about preventing long term burnout. Learn more about Ines and Skylyte here: https://www.linkedin.com/in/ines-gramegna-b75864a1/ https://www.skylyte.io/
31:32
June 20, 2021
How to Define your Digital Transformation with Jackie Shoback, Co-Founder at 1414 Ventures
Hear from forward-thinking experienced entrepreneur Jackie Shoback, Co-Founder and Managing Director at 1414 Ventures, an early-stage Digital Identity sector focused venture firm. Previously, Harvard Business School Graduate Jackie was a C-suite leader and entrepreneur with deep financial services and multi-channel consumer experience both in the US and internationally. She has a proven track record as an operating and divisional CEO, having led businesses ranging from $50 million to over $1 billion in revenue. She currently serves as a non-executive director for CUNA Mutual Group where she serves on the Audit and Compensation committees. Ali and Weilyn chat with Jackie about how she champions digital transformation, finding the interaction of what you are passionate and skilled at, and continuing to hone and grow your skill set. Jackie’s 25 years of operating, marketing and digital expertise spans across Staples, joining shortly after its IPO, Fidelity Investments, TIAA, and most recently Boston Private Financial Holdings (Nasdaq: BPFH) where she was an Executive Committee member, served on Boston Private Bank Board, Executive Loan Committee, and the Asset & Liability Management Committee. She is a broad-gauge and results-oriented executive leader and corporate board director with a track record of success across marketing, operations, technology, digital transformation, data science & analytics and client experience leadership roles. She has particular expertise in fin-tech, payments, risk management and has provided oversight on successfully meeting CCPA, GDPR and other privacy regulation requirements. Skilled at building high-performing teams and scaling businesses and platforms through various growth phases. History of P&L management success as an operator in growing as well as in turning around troubled businesses. Has led in all phases of a company’s life cycle from startup to high growth, midsize and mature. Learn more about Jackie and 1414 Ventures Here: https://www.linkedin.com/in/jackie-shoback-9ab5579/ https://www.1414ventures.com/
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June 18, 2021
How to Scale Your Sparkles with Olivia Landau, Founder of The Clear Cut
Learn about how diamonds can be an entrepreneur's best friend with diamond expert Olivia Landau, Founder of The Clear Cut, a concierge service selling and creating one-of-a-kind bespoke diamond engagement rings through personalized curation and expert education. Olivia is fourth generation Diamond expert who attended NYU undergrad before she pursued her passion in gemstones at Gemological Institute of America - where she met her husband and Olivia has experience working at Tiffany & Co. before she founded The Clear Cut. Olivia joined Techstars 2018 where she scaled The Clear Cut. Olivia has been recognized at Forbes 30 Under 30. The Clear Cut has been featured in Bloomberg Forbes, The New York Times, Vogue, Business Insider, Refinery29 and more. Learn more about Olivia and The Clear Cut here: https://www.linkedin.com/in/olivialandau/ https://www.instagram.com/olivialandau/ https://theclearcut.co/ https://www.instagram.com/theclearcut/ https://www.tiktok.com/@theclearcut
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June 13, 2021
How to Pursue Your True Purpose with Kimberly Wong, Founder of Cukimber
Embrace Kimberly Wong, Founder of cukimber, infectious inspiration with passion driven focused episode. Kimberly Wong is a Chinese American entrepreneur, designer, and community organizer who has lived in Shanghai for 10 years. She is an extrovert and passionate person, living by “take action, NOW”. She is a do-er, making steps every day to create positive systemic change. Kimberly is the Chairperson of Democrats Abroad China, and founded Asian Americans Together which supports  Asian Americans living in China. Ali and Weilyn dive into Kimberly’s diverse work and interests that all stem from being in touch with your passions, pursuing your life long dreams, and showing yourself self-care. Kimberly graduated from New York University Leonard N. Stern School of Business in 2008. After graduating, she moved to Japan to be an English teacher in Mihara, Hiroshima Prefecture. She started her own food/cooking blog in English teaching foreigners how to find ingredients to create western food, dedicated time to volunteering at an orphanage, and also created her own jewelry line called cukimber. She joined the WUJIE restaurant group, a Michelin starred vegetarian restaurant. She spoke at the World Economic Forum Young Global Leaders about the importance of living a healthy life through food. At that time, she also was a host on the television show called “Restaurant Investigator” on ICS. She became a partner at Sproutworks, another restaurant group that she helped expand from 2 to 7 locations across Shanghai and Beijing including another brand called ban ban. She became a leader in the field of healthy living, working on partnerships with brands like Nike, Lululemon, and has worked extensively as an advisor to Food Heroes, China’s first food education program founded at the World Economic Forum to integrate nutrition and sustainability. Finally, after a year of painting she felt it was time to try making fabric in August 2018. She was self taught along the way, and her clothing line, cukimber, debuted with the first collection Bohemian Dreams in 2019 in the first floor of Xintiandi Plaza next to Jason Wu and Yohji Yamamoto. Learn more about Kimberly and cukimber here: https://www.linkedin.com/in/kimberlyjwong/?originalSubdomain=cn https://www.cukimber.com/
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June 10, 2021
How to Find Your Gift to The World with Jessica Davidoff, Founder and Managing Partner at Sprezzatura
Dive into the world of lifelong entrepre女ership with Jessica Davidoff, Founder and Managing Partner at Sprezzatura. Jessica began her entrepre女erial journey at Princeton University, where she then, after graduating, founded The Edge in College Preparation, then Golf Match, then onto Admittedly, until she founded her current company, Sprezzatura. Ali and Weilyn explore with Jessica how female founders can improve how we give our critical feedback and where the future of female entrepre女ership is headed.  Learn more about Jessica and Sprezzatura: https://www.linkedin.com/in/jessbrondo/ https://www.sprezzaturainc.com/
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June 6, 2021
How Unbreakable Ambition Created Unbreakable Tights with Katherine Homuth, Founder of Sheertex
Connect with lovely and ambitious entrepreneur Katherine Homuth, Founder and CEO of Sheertex and Female Funder, as she goes into her journey of unbreakable tenacity and drive to create. Katherine began her entrepreneurial journey at York University in Toronto where she already began working on start-ups and projects. Katherine always wanted to be a founder, she just didn’t know of what yet! This led her to apply to Y Combinator, which she was initially rejected from, yet continued to persist with her dedication to her venture to eventually be accepted with Sheetex - the unbreakable pantyhose company. Weilyn and Ali explore with Katherine how to keep your drive for entrepreneurship, how your naiveitly can be used as an advantage, and the lifelong dynamic of facing your fears. Learn more about Katherine, Sheertex, and Female Funders: https://www.linkedin.com/in/katherinehomuth/ https://www.sheertex.com/ https://femalefunders.com/
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June 3, 2021
How Curiosity Creates a Cuticle Queen with Jane Hong, CEO of Paint Box
Hear from Jane Hong, CEO of Paintbox, on how on she draws upon diverse experience as an undergrad at Princeton and MBA from MIT, stints at major brands, and time on Wall Street to efficiently run a company as a third space for women and redefining the nail art experience both in-studio and at-home. Weilyn and Ali explore with Jane the importance of chartering your own path, why balance is BS, and to NOT be afraid to ask questions! Learn more about Jane Hong and Paintbox: https://www.linkedin.com/in/janehongf/ https://paint-box.com/ https://www.instagram.com/paintboxnails/
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May 29, 2021
How to Finance a Female Future: Tanya Rolfe, Managing Partner of Her Capital
Dive into the world of female venture capital with Tanya Rolfe, managing partner at Her Capital - a seed venture fund in Singapore investing in female-founded businesses across Southeast Asia. Weilyn and Ali explore with Tanya the skills that college students can equip themselves with today to prepare themselves for a career in entrepre女urship and venture capital, the importance and strategies of how to build up your network, and how Tanya’s definition of failure has developed throughout her multi-faced and global career. Learn more about Tanya and Her Capital: https://www.linkedin.com/in/tanyarolfe/?originalSubdomain=sg https://www.hercapital.org/
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May 22, 2021
How to Ace Your Interview: Lauren DeSouza, Founder and CEO of Ace Inc.
Hear from entrepre女er Lauren DeSouza, the Founder of Ace Inc., about her experience as a Next6 alum, her passion about tech and creating opportunities for others, and maintaining a resilient entrepre女erial mindset. In this episode, Ali and Weilyn explore with Lauren the importance of overcoming challenges with the event + outcome strategy, finding a realistic balance between your grind and moments of calmness, and why failure is actually crucial in all our journeys. Learn more and connect with Lauren and Ace Interviews: linkedin.com/in/desouzalauren https://www.aceinterviewprep.io/ https://www.linkedin.com/company/acetheinterview/
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May 8, 2021
How to Skip the Small Talk: Kalina Silverman, Founder of Big Talk
Jump into the world of entrepre女ership with Kalina Silverman the Founder and CEO of Big Talk, a global movement that skips the small talk and instead ask deeper questions to make more meaningful conversations. In this episode, Ali and Weilyn explore with Kalina the opportunities and challenges that come with pursuing a passion project in college, turning your project into a full time grind, and how we can all benefit and connect as entrepre女ers by opening up about our vulnerabilities. Learn more and connect with Kalina: Instagram: @kalinasilverman LinkedIn: linkedin.com/in/kalinasilverman Instagram: @makebigtalk Big Talk: https://www.makebigtalk.com/
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May 1, 2021
The Entrepre女ers Podcast Trailer
The Entrepre女ers Podcast - a podcast for and by female entrepreneurs in college - will be live on May 1st. Tune in to hear from inspiring and passionate female entrepreneurs from around the world. 
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April 21, 2021