Q&As with the change-making women we are honoring in 2021.
When I say I am involved in everything, I mean it.
I learned at a very young age the importance of embracing your own unique identity.
As a leader I am a coach, I don't micromanage.
My mindset has always been to embrace every opportunity as a chance to learn, grow, and develop.
I love to experiment and encourage failing forward.
I’m competitive but in a fun way, mostly competing with myself to get better.
Being stagnant is not in my DNA.
I lead with curiosity in everything that I do.
It’s important for employees to learn by doing, so I empower them to take charge and work fearlessly.
I'm a creative data geek, enamored with the eCommerce world.
If you put smart, hard-working, and kind people in a team, the result will always be pure magic.
I see one of my greatest superpowers as helping people find their own superpower.
I wear 100 hats at all times which is challenging but keeps my day-to-day interesting.
I try to create a work environment that encourages curiosity and accepts failures as lessons.
I prefer to lead by example and then entrust my team to succeed and fail.
I am a big believer in stepping away from the details to allow the team to build their own ideas.
I love creating experiences that get people to mix — no pun intended.
I am fortunate to have had amazing mentors and I am always finding ways to pay it forward.
It’s crucial to get to know and understand how your team members work on an individual level.
My goal is to breed trust, respect, and transparency with my teams, so that everyone knows they have a seat at the table.
Most of my hobbies require helmets.
When your team sees that you have faith in their abilities, everyone is working toward a common goal without fear.
I lead by example and through empowerment.
I love being able to excite everyone around our mission and keep them motivated to crush another day.
I thrive when I’m able to be a creative innovator thinking about solutions or new ideas that we can put out.
If you have the passion to win the right team to put your dream into reality, you can do anything!
Hiring real talent, giving clear directives, and maintaining a unified vision allows for more trust and less micromanaging.
I am a passionate and bold leader that loves growing both plants and people.
I am as good as my team is.
I adopt a hands-on, direct approach to leadership.