“Our grandmothers fought for the right to work. Our mothers fought for the choice to be in an office or stay at home. Our generation is the first to fully embrace and celebrate the fact our lives are multidimensional. Thanks to the women who came before us and paved the way, we can create the lives we want to lead which looks different for each of us. I’ve been fortunate to be able to build my career around my passions, from real estate to fashion. But my professional titles only begin to describe who I am and what I value. I am an executive and an entrepreneur, but I m also and just as importantly a wife, mother, daughter and friend. To me, work encompasses my efforts to succeed in all of these areas.
After appearing on The Apprenticeyears ago and receiving a flood of letters from young women asking for guidance, I realized the need for more female leaders to speak out publicly in order to change the way society thinks and talks about women who work. So I created a forum to do just that.