It’s easy to discount these stories in the lives of everyday women; after all, most of us aren’t negotiating multi-million dollar contracts in the entertainment industry. However, tales of women fighting for equality versus their male peers should always serve to motivate us, and we take inspiration where we find it.
Some of the most terrifying moments in my career have also been the most gratifying. Impostor syndrome seems to be so pervasive particularly among millennials, and I have definitely always shouldered a lot of that self-doubt. But recently, I’ve learned how to channel that anxiety into something far more constructive.
I started my company during the end of my senior year as a Fine Arts major at the University of Southern California. I started off by creating a simple website, and hosting trunk shows at my sorority house! After seeing the overwhelming response of my friends and classmates, I think I could feel I had something special on my hands.
Why integrate creative music, fashion, ideas and journeys in a blog? Because they are all main themes in my life and I have had so many valuable experiences in each of them. So I decided to share this with you and inspire you to go ahead and find your own themes. Ultimately, the goal is to get the most out of these experiences live fully for this life journey. I have a tendency to always integrate and organize my thoughts.
It is one of the many wonders of the age of technology that “working from home” is so much easier today than it used to be just a few years ago. It’s a great privilege to have a career in a field that allows you to make your own decisions when it comes to when and where you want to operate from on a daily basis.
If you haven’t heard, the USA Women’s Hockey Team chose to sit out of the 2017 World Championship due to delayed contract negotiations. Their strike acquired the attention of many, earning the support of all-stars Mia Hamm, Abby Wambach, and Billie Jean King. U.S.A. Hockey finally gave in to their demands after negotiating for fourteen months, and watched the U.S. women’s national team take home the gold – for the second consecutive year.