The very best half? Selfmade now supplies one-on-one mentoring with profitable entrepreneurs who’ve been the place you might be proper now and who care about making a distinction for ladies in enterprise. They embrace enterprise homeowners, founders, VCs, and subject-matter specialists in industries akin to finance, promoting, advertising, licensing, style, and media.
Our summer time mentorship program will characteristic a bunch of recent mentors we’re excited to attach you with, together with:
Linda Xu, Entrepreneur and E-Commerce Skilled
Linda is the co-founder and chief progress officer at Cart.com, a Collection-A e-commerce know-how platform that companions with manufacturers to assist them develop. Linda served as head of progress at Sitari Ventures the place she oversaw technique and operations. She has acquired and suggested tech and client corporations as a non-public fairness investor at world companies together with The Riverside Firm and Lazard. Moreover, Linda spent a quick stint on the staff launching Uber Freight. She loves all issues meals and vegetation.
Stephanie Cartin, Social Media Skilled + Entrepreneur
An entrepreneur at coronary heart, Stephanie walked away from her company profession in 2012 to comply with her ardour to launch Socialfly, a number one social-first digital and influencer advertising company primarily based in New York Metropolis. Socialfly has since blossomed to over 30 full-time staff and has been named to Inc. 5000’s quickest rising personal corporations two years in a row. The company has labored with over 200 well-known manufacturers together with Woman Scouts, WeTV, Conair, Nest Fragrances, 20th Century Fox and Univision. Stephanie is the co-host of the Entreprenista Podcast and co-author of Like, Love, Observe: The Entreprenista’s Information to Utilizing Social Media To Develop Your Enterprise. She can be a current recipient of the SmartCEO Brava award, which acknowledges the highest feminine CEOs in New York and a Stevie Award for Girls Run Office of the 12 months.
Kristina Ross, Content material Creator + Social Media Whiz
Kristina Makes #Content material is a social media ✨funtrepreneur✨, artistic strategist, and public speaker for all issues Web associated. 4 years as a magazine editor and producer/copywriter on the earth of promoting (Mercedes, Most cancers Analysis, French Kiss Data), Kristina packed her luggage and determined to go distant with social media as she noticed a booming trade. Since then, she constructed @thefabstory from 10ok to 1m followers in simply 18 months and now makes a speciality of artistic methods behind social media promoting and person acquisition. Her campaigns have levelled apps from the highest 50 into #1 of their app retailer classes in a single day. Kristina’s work and experiences have been featured in Forbes, Thrive International and has given a number of talks at Harvard Enterprise Faculty on the massive dangerous world of #content material.
A.V. Perkins, Selfmade Alum and Creator of AVdoeswhat
A.V. is a DIY knowledgeable and creator of Avdoeswhat.com. What started as a conventional Do-It-Your self weblog has grown into a way of life platform that features crafts, upcycled furnishings and popular culture. As a digital host for HGTV Handmade, together with appearances in Bustle, The Pioneer Girl, and BuzzFeed, A.V. is set to assist thrifty millennials understand “Life is healthier once you Do-It-Your self!” A.V. can be the co-creator of College of Dope, an thrilling thought-provoking card sport that celebrates Hip Hop tradition.The primary of its type.
David Mesfin, Artistic Director + Model Skilled
David is a multi-disciplinary designer and artistic director with award-winning built-in marketing campaign background, together with the Tremendous Bowl, FIFA, NFL, and world launch marketing campaign. He has created world partnerships to extend model consciousness by conventional, digital, social, and experimental advertising campaigns, collaborating with C-suite leaders from Genesis, Hyundai, Honda, Sony, Adidas, Oakley, Toyota, Neutrogena, Land extra to speak their firm’s imaginative and prescient by artistic and advertising. He has earned awards from Cannes, One Present, Clio, Webby, EFFIE, Communication Arts, Google Artistic Sandbox, OC and LA ADDY, DIGIDAY, TED | Advertisements Price Spreading, American Promoting Federation, FWA, The A-Record Hollywood Awards, IAB Mixx, and Graphis.
Jasmine Plouffe, Model Strategist
Jasmin is a model strategist/graphic designer who helps feminine entrepreneurs appeal to their dream clients by sharing their story and taking their branding and graphic design to a complete new degree.
Plus, our Selfmade Alum shall be there to information you alongside the best way! Go from feeling alone to feeling deeply related to a neighborhood of like-minded girls. Our skilled enterprise and profession coaches will encourage you to take the subsequent step towards your biz targets by way of weekly Accountability Pods. College students could have entry to a large neighborhood of like-minded entrepreneurs, together with specialists, founders, future enterprise companions, freelancers, and extra.
This summer time, Selfmade coaches embrace Niki Shamdasani, co-founder and CEO of Sani, a South Asian-inspired style model; Emily Merrell, founder and chief networking officer of female-focused networking group Six Levels Society; Dr. Annie Vovan, whose profession spans the company world, non-profit house, and service-based and e-commerce companies; and Cachet Prescott, a enterprise mindset coach and strategist.
Able to take your corporation concept to the following degree? Enroll in Selfmade Summer season session right now!
Eager about becoming a member of our Mentor Program? Apply right here.