How She Got There
"Perseverance is paramount, and I encourage any young woman to continually ask herself what motivates her."
"Sitting at my first Chanel show, I realized I was doing what I had dreamed of."
How She Got There: Vanessa Hurst & Corinne Warnshuis, Co-Founder & Executive Director of Girl Develop It
"Never skip an opportunity to be uncomfortable, because discomfort can be a really good place to learn, and you’ll never know what you might miss if you don’t put yourself out there."
"People love sounding knowledgeable. It took me a while to realize that lots of the advice I was given was mostly based on that person’s business and not that relevant to mine."
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"Don’t be afraid to work hard. Work really, really hard. Forgo nights with friends or Netflix and chill—you need to work all the time."
“Identify where home is for you, where you get the most support from friends and family, where you feel most relaxed and at peace, and then try to invest as much time there as you can.”
"Technology is the future, and currently women and minorities are incredibly underrepresented. We need more voices shaping this future, so consider joining!"
"It’s okay to be a mess, or to not know exactly what you want to do, or feel totally overwhelmed sometimes."
"Get out and engage with the world in order to create technology, experiences and products that can critically improve the lives of others."
"Use your 20s as a time to really explore yourself. And if you begin to show yourself compassion and patience during those years, there will be much ripening to be had."
Get gifting! xoxo, HC
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