“Badass bishes” features kick-ass women ranging from celebrities to CEOs to the women that are hustling every single day to talk about their journeys
(and challenges) in their rise to success.
Laurie Fabiano: President, Tory Burch Foundation
Starting at just 16 years old, Laurie Fabiano was motivated to help others, which has led to her long and incredibly impactful career of working in the nonprofit world. Today, Laurie Fabiano serves as president of the Tory Burch Foundation, which is solely focused on supporting the empowerment of women entrepreneurs. Laurie is committed to making the world a better place, particularly for women, and talks about her passions, her work and her hardships on her incredible journey.
Minna Lee: founder of Live 24K, wellness blogger and trainer
Minna Lee is a “jill of all trades” with her work as a trainer, nutrition coach, wellness blogger and most recently founder of Live 24K, which is a brand new wellness product with the goal of helping others live purely and to the highest potential life has to offer. Minna is making her own mark on the wellness world and striving to help people live a happier and healthier life.
Jacey Lambros and Danielle DeAngelo, Founders of JaneDO
Jacey Lambros and Danielle DeAngelo are the founders of the premier fitness studio, JaneDO. As former professional dancers and celebrity fitness trainers, they know first hand the demands of a professional career in fitness and how taxing it could be on your mind, body and spirit. JANEDO’s premise is based on the understanding that confidence is every woman’s greatest strength.
michelle isaacs: senior director, media & athlete relations, the players' tribune
Michelle Isaacs has crossed sports, entertainment and publicity at the highest level working in coveted roles at companies such as MSG, GQ and Derek Jeter’s The Players’ Tribune. She has key relationships with major sports stars and celebrities across the sports industry. Being a woman in a male dominated industry, Michelle works tirelessly to continue to leave her mark.
MaryAnn Zoellner & Alicia Ybarbo: nbc Today Show producers and authors of Sh*tty Mom.
Mary Ann Zoellner and Alicia Ybarbo are Emmy Award-winning NBC Today Show producers as well as New York Times bestselling authors of the parenting book ‘Sh*tty Mom' and ‘Today's Moms.’ Their honesty and ability to laugh at the moments or days where they've maybe come up short and count the wins when they happen, allow themselves, their families and their legions of fans to stop taking themselves so seriously and start appreciating the moments when life isn’t always perfect.
CLAIRE WASSERMAN: founder of Ladies Get Paid
Claire Wasserman is founder of Ladies Get Paid, a platform community and development organization with the sole mission to help women advocate for themselves. Since launching in the summer of 2016, Ladies Get Paid has grown to 8,000 women from all 50 states and more than 50 countries.
Dr. Emily Kiberd: Founder, Urban Wellness Clinic
Dr. Emily Kiberd, owner of wellness clinic, Urban Wellness in NYC, created her successful business from a passion to find wellness alternatives that was born out of a very personal family situation. Dr. Kiberd continuously drives the conversations about women's health issues and pushes the dialogue how the wellness conversation needs to be directed by women for women.
Elizabeth + Dale: a.k.a Sweats & The City
Elizabeth + Dale started out on their journey because of their shared love for New York and fitness. Their site, Sweats & The City was born as the two roommates shared their good (and sometimes bad) experiences in the NYC fitness class offerings. Today, with more than 38K loyal followers, Elizabeth + Dale share the best of boutique fitness, athleisure, fashion & beauty with the goal of helping others become happier and healthy versions of themselves. Elizabeth + Dale also host various classes in NYC!
amanda kloots: fitness star and founder of The Rope & The Dance
amanda kloots started her journey as a dancer. with the desire to gain full control over her own life, she created her own global fitness brand – the rope & the dance. hear how amanda got started, stayed motivated and kept moving forward even when she was the only one that believed in herself (and was the only one that showed up at her first few classes).
andromeda raheem: ceo of women by choice and author of she wins
andromeda raheem is founder of women by choice, a platform that empowers and unites women. learn more about how andromeda took the leap of faith by leaving her government accounting job to follow her true passion of inspiring women around the globe.
jamie grimstad: lifestyle blogger and creative consultant
jamie grimstad started her blogging career in 2013 during the rise of what are now known as “influencers.” jamie is a pioneer in her field and through the early parts of her career found that sometimes all you can do is just believe yourself.