Taryn Toomey- Founder of The Class by Taryn Toomey
Known for transforming her students with her magical, virtually unexplainable workout, The Class, Taryn is on a deep soul journey to become one with her past and open herself to higher purpose and greater fulfillment. The Class by Taryn Toomey has been lauded as a transcending practice, garnering recognition from news outlets like Fast Company, The Hollywood Reporter, Vogue, The New York Times, and The New Yorker. Taryn has presented her method at the TEDx Conference, Fast Company Innovation Conference, In goop Health Summit, The Wing's Camp No Man's Land, The Capital G Summit, Glamour’s Women of the Year Conference, The Wasatch Leadership Summit, and the The Wanderlust Festival. The Class by Taryn Toomey is currently in New York, Bridgehampton, Los Angeles, Vancouver, and Miami – with plans to expand and bring its magic to major cities around the globe. Ever the alchemist, Taryn has also developed a holistic cleanse program (The Cleanse), wellness retreats (The Retreatment), a handcrafted fine jewelry line (The Airelume) and thoughtfully curated lifestyle products. Today she's here to share how to get into the wellness space, what The Class is all about and how to make your New Years Intentions Count. This week’s episode also features a guest spot from one of our Uber Pitch winners, Ashley Lamb-Sinclair of Curio Learning.
Maria Menounos- Co-Founder & CEO of AfterBuzz TV & Emmy Award-Winning Journalist
Maria Menounos is an Emmy Award Winning Journalist, New York Times Best Selling author, actress and entrepreneur. She started her career at 21 at Channel One News and has worked as a host for some of the biggest entertainment news outlets out there, including Entertainment Tonight, Extra, Access Hollywood, The Today Show and E! News. She also hosted a SiriusXM Show, Conversations with Maria Menounos for three years, which recently shifted into a weekly podcast, which you can hear wherever good podcasts are found.In addition to her broadcasting career, Maria is A New York Times Best-selling author, with her books The EveryGirl’s Guide To Life and The EveryGirl’s Guide To Diet and Fitness . One of her biggest passions is mentorship, which is a flagship of her digital network, Afterbuzz TV, which she is the Co-Founder and CEO of. AfterBuzz TV has been called, “The ESPN of TV Talk” and produces produces up to 200 hours of weekly programming. Today Maria is here to talk about why it’s so important to put your health first, how to create a healthy and safe work environment for your employees and how to build a career in broadcasting. This week’s episode also features a guest spot from one of our Uber Pitch winners, Bilyana Freye of Hoppin.
Michelle Lee- Editor In Chief of Allure
Michelle Lee is an editor, influencer, thought leader and sought-after public speaker. Michelle started her career in magazines, working at publications such as Parenting Magazine , Glamour Magazine , Paper magazine and more! She was part of the launch teams for Us Weekly and The Daily Front Row, as well as CosmoGIRL , which won Adweek ’s Launch of the Year. She has held senior staff positions at Mademoiselle and is the former editor-in-chief of In Touch Weekly and intouchweekly.com. Other career highlights include her roles at Magnified Media as CCO, Hollywood.com as SVP of Content and as the CMO at NYLON , where she was in charge of editorial content as well as the ideation and execution of native advertising. These days, she holds the title of editor in chief at Allure. Since assuming the role in 2015, she has been committed to championing diversity and expanding the definition of beauty. She was named Adweek ’s 2017 Editor of the Year, while Allure won Adweek ’s Magazine of the Year. Her work at Allure also earned her a place on the Glossy 50 “Modern Media” list in 2017. Today she’s here to share her tips for how to break into the magazine business, the best way to empower your employees and the role beauty should play in the modern woman’s life. This week’s episode also features a guest spot from one of our Uber Pitch winners, JamelaAcheampong of Kahmune.
Poppy Jamie- Co-Founder of Pop & Suki and Founder of Happy Not Perfect
Poppy Jamie is a media personality, mental health activist and entrepreneur. Poppy started her career out as a TV presenter in Britain and moved over to America in 2015 to host snapchat’s first-ever chat show. From there she shifted into entrepreneurship, co-founding accessories brand, Pop+Suki. Her most recent entrepreneurial venture is called, Happy Not Perfect. It is a deeply personal project combining years of scientific research, inspiration from her mother (who is a psychotherapist) and real life experience. It is an app and brand solely dedicated to looking after your mental wellbeing and helping you decrease stress, sleep better and calm your mind. Today she's here to share insight on how to shift career paths, useful tips for breaking social media addiction and the intention and thought process behind Happy Not Perfect.
Angélica Fuentes- Founder of The Angélica Fuentes Foundation
Angélica Fuentes is a Latin American businesswoman and impact investor, who has committed her life to gender equality. At the age of 29, Angélica was appointed CEO of Grupo Imperial. From there she went onto head many different energy companies including the Mexican Natural Gas Association and the Business Energy Network of APEC. In addition to her career as a powerful executive, Angélica has equally devoted herself to supporting the cause of women and gender equality. Some of her social justice work includes participation in the World Economic Forum’s Gender Parity Program, and serving on Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s International Council on Women’s Business Leadership. In 2014, she established the Angélica Fuentes Foundation, which is focused on Women’s Empowerment and Gender Equality, as one of the most efficient tools for social, economic and environmental development. In addition to her foundation she recently founded a skincare line called, A Complete, a charity called The Imperative Fund, an investment fund called Equal Invest and a beauty line called, The Beauty Station. She is a woman on a mission and today she’s here to share how we can help in the fight for gender parity, how to balance multiple jobs at once and the benefits of becoming a Mother later in life. This episode of Girlboss Radio will be hosted by Girlboss COO and Editor in Chief, Neha Gandhi,