Erin Bagwell is a filmmaker and feminist blogger residing in Brooklyn, New York. In 2013 she founded Feminist Wednesday, a feminist storytelling blog. In the summer of 2014 she launched a successful Kickstarter campaign, raising over $100,000 in funding to produce her first feature length film Dream, Girl. I was an original investor in her dream and I have since watched her grow to super star status. I can’t wait for you to hear about Erin’s journey.
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A mid-westerner at heart, Stephanie Burns is the founder and CEO of Chic CEO. Chic CEO is an online resource for female entrepreneurs – bringing how-to information, tools and community to women starting businesses. With a background in brand building, media buying, strategy and entrepreneurship, Stephanie has wide experience with an eclectic portfolio of industries. While pursuing her MBA, Stephanie decided to create the business plan for what is now Chic CEO. After being a contestant on the Wheel of Fortune, she used her winnings to launch a web resource any woman could use and understand without having to obtain a business degree.
Just 6 months after launch, Chic CEO was named as one of the Top 10 Entrepreneurial Websites for Women by Forbes and every year after. Chic CEO has also been included in the Top 100 Websites for Entrepreneurs by Forbes as well as featured in notable press outlets like Inc., Fast Company, Wall Street Journal, Fox Business, Amex Open among others. With 100,000 female entrepreneurs subscribed, Stephanie’s vision for Chic CEO is to be the number one resource for any woman who wants to follow her entrepreneurial dream.
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