Kara Ross of Unleashed – Entertain, Educate, Inspire

When you’ve built a very successful business as a jewelry designer for more than 20 years, the natural move is to leave it all behind and start making documentary films celebrating and supporting female artisans and entrepreneurs through authentic storytelling, right? Kara Ross, renowned entrepreneur and award-winning fine jewelry designer and founder of Unleashed (a non profit media organization founded which celebrates and supports female artisans and…

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Tina Hedges of LOLI Beauty – Determination

Determination is an essential ingredient to succeeding in business and overcoming the inevitable challenges any entrepreneurial journey can pose. It’s also something that defines Tina Hedges, who at every turn has pushed forward to realize her vision of a company that can make a difference to countless beauty consumers and the environment as well. Tina Hedges, Founder and CEO of LOLI Beauty (a beauty brand using only…

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Heather Andersen of New York Pilates – Forever Forward

A case study on building a business empire-in-the-making, proving that creativity, hard work, determination, and research can transform a passion into a real business, why believing in your excellent product is crucial for growth, leveraging people around you to jump start your business, how the use of influencer marketing before it was a thing and early adoption of social media made a major difference, challenges…

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Sarah Kugelman of skyn ICELAND – From Stress to Success

Some of the greatest ideas for a business come from solving a problem the founder has personally experienced. Sarah Kugelman is such a founder, whose personal experiences with anxiety, and the impact of stress on her skin, led her to build a successful business… Sarah Kugelman,  Founder/CEO of skyn ICELAND (a Vegan, Cruelty-free, natural skincare line) joins Socialfly  founders Stephanie Cartin and Courtney Spritzer in the MouthMedia Network studios…

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Polly Rodriguez of Unbound – Sexuality, Business, and Hustle

Social media is powerful, but what if you can’t use big platforms to advertise your business and initiate products, such as sex toys? Plus, hiring the right people, having hustle, how health challenges can inspire an entrepreneurial mission, the challenge of raising money in a boys’ club, and never giving up. Polly Rodriguez, CEO and Co-Founder of Unbound (a leader in changing how feminists explore…

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Alexandra Wilkis Wilson – From Lemonade to Fashion and Beauty

If you have any connection to the fashion or beauty industries you’ve most likely heard of Alexandra Wilkis Wilson at least of  The GILT Group and Glamsquad. Her latest entrepreneurial success is Allergan’s Spotlyte, educating millions  on beauty and medical aesthetics. Alexandra shares her remarkable entrepreneurial journey—from a childhood lemonade stand to leading 1,000 employees, how startups are romanticized, and teams are everything, the importance of…

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Rachel Katzman of Cuvee Beauty – From Happy Accident to Beautiful Business

A happy accident on a 21st birthday and an old Hollywood secret inspired a booming beauty business, the importance of a balanced team and open dialogue, why it is crucial to learn from customer feedback, and the challenges and rewards of running a business with your life partner. Rachel Katzman, Founder/CEO of Cuvée Beauty (champagne-inspired/infused haircare line), joins Socialfly founders Stephanie Cartin and Courtney Spritzer…

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The Socialfly Story

How it all started… Socialfly founders Stephane Cartin and Courtney Spritzer take a break from sharing the journeys of other female founders—and to share there own. Hear how they met, there first days as co-founders seven years ago, how and why things took off, the challenges and victories, how they’ve changed and grown, and biggest sources of pride. Happy holidays!

Dani Beckerman of Jars by Dani – From Sharing to Selling

A desserts-in-a-jar business so successful that major fashion events have made them a must, and actually started on Instagram by a 22 year-old  founder without a formal business education who just wanted to share her love for baking… Dani Beckerman, Founder/CEO of Jars by Dani (layers of decadent desserts delivered in a simple fashion: a Mason jar), joins Socialfly founders Stephanie Cartin and Courtney Spritzer in…

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Gina Bartasi of Kindbody – Putting the “Women” in Women’s Health

Acting on the vision of building a solution that’s about making women’s lives easier… Women need to be treated as first-class citizens in health care and the primary decision makers. Thanks to the power of social media platforms like Instagram, women are really pushing each other forward and empowering one another to learn more and take action for their own health. Knowledge truly is power, Kindbody…

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