It’s no secret that women are magic. With perseverance and grace, women continue to overcome boundaries, rally for change, and empower the next generation of movers and shakers. In honor of International Women’s Day, we’re celebrating the inspirational stories behind our favorite girl bosses—including our very own Laundress cofounders, Bobbi Brown, and others. Find out what being a woman and entrepreneur means to them.
Lindsey Boyd & Gwen Whiting
Cofounders of The Laundress
To me being a woman means wearing a lot of hats. From being a daughter, a sister, a friend, a wife, a mother and being able to master the art of balancing it all.
Being a female entrepreneur means sticking to your gut instincts, holding strong and being an inspiration to others.
To me being a woman means being comfortable with who you are. I’ve always felt I could accomplish anything that I focused on and worked really hard for.
Being a female entrepreneur means being empowered. Not only am I empowered for my own destiny, but also empowering so many people every day to have a better cleaning experience at home. Also, one of my favorite joys is inspiring and helping other female entrepreneurs.
Founder of justBOBBI.com
To me being a woman means there’s nothing I can’t do from raising a family, to starting a business, to starting a revolution, and by the way that just means we are the ultimate multi-taskers.
Being a female entrepreneur means that I am used to moving really quickly, I am used to doing a lot of things at once. Just doubt me and I’ll show you what I can do.
Cofounder of Studio Four NYC
To me being a woman means embracing my inner strength while also acknowledging my vulnerability. It’s a fine line between being tough and being tender.
Being a female entrepreneur means keeping your mind open to everything. Each day is going to throw different challenges at you. But the beauty of the journey, and the idea of change makes it all rewarding.
Founder of AK and The Rope
To me being a woman means grace, power, strength and importance.
Being a female entrepreneur means the world to me. I think it is super inspiring. It's important in our world to have as many female entrepreneurs as possible to show what other women can do.