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I Want Your Job: Tyler Haney, Founder And CEO Of Outdoor Voices

By Emily Arata
Tyler Haney is Miss American Dream: a blonde-haired Boulder native who somehow manages to remain fresh-faced and earnest while building a business empire. She's the brains behind Outdoor Voices, a sleek line of activewear named for the voice…

I Want Your Job: Thea Green, Founder Of Nails Inc.

By Leeor Bronis
This past weekend, I served as bridesmaid at my best friend's wedding. As I reached to grab my bouquet before the ceremony, a guest took my hand to gush over my ultra-shiny polish. I picked Nail's Inc.'s Gel Effect polish because I wanted my mani to…

I Want Your Job: Dita Von Teese, Burlesque Star And Entrepreneur

By Emily Arata
If Cinderella was the ultimate heroine for an era in which women aimed to lock down a Prince Charming and put a ring on his finger, then burlesque star Dita Von Teese is the sex-positive, Millennial update to the fairytale. Born blonde Heather Sweet…

I Want Your Job: Melanie Whelan, CEO Of SoulCycle

By Niki McGloster
Melanie Whelan, CEO of SoulCycle, is on a mission to create a better world. "Don't think about what you want, think about what you can give," she says, explaining what motivates her to invest in others every day. "It translates into partnerships,…

I Want Your Job: Reshma Saujani, Founder And CEO Of Girls Who Code

By Emily Arata
Life hasn't dealt Reshma Saujani any easy hands, and she's quick to admit it. The same woman who nonchalantly shares her tete-a-tetes with Melinda Gates and Hillary Clinton also remembers being broke, miserable and a failure. Saujani is the founder…

Why We're Excited To Celebrate Women's History Month At Elite Daily

By Claudia Fisher
Growing up, I had no idea there was a month designated Women’s History Month. If my high school assigned projects or pushed efforts promoting it, I either wasn’t paying attention or the initiative wasn’t strong enough to resonate with a bunch of…

I Want Your Job: Blythe Harris, CCO Of Stella & Dot

By Izabella Zaydenberg
Blythe Harris doesn't get the Sunday scaries. Harris, a California girl in both sunny disposition and self-assuredness, is the Chief Creative Officer of Stella & Dot. The social selling platform, a bohemian mecca of brightly-colored baubles, is…

I Want Your Job: Roxane Gay, Author Of 'Bad Feminist'

By Leeor Bronis
Roxane Gay starting writing at the age of 4, as a toddler growing up in Omaha, Nebraska. Even at that early age, she showed signs of the creativity to come by drawing little villages on napkins and writing stories about the people living there.When…

I Want Your Job: Vashtie Kola, Designer And Director

By Niki McGloster
When Vashtie Kola and I first met in 2011 at VIBE Magazine, she was the antithesis of a social butterfly. At the time, the influencer was a burgeoning director and stylish creative whose connections and hard work had already made her the sweetheart…

I Want Your Job: Laura Gentile, Founder Of EspnW

By Niki McGloster
Sitting across from a real-life superhero like Laura Gentile, founder and senior vice president of espnW, is a bit nerve-wrecking. Jessica Jones, Marvel heroine of the moment, boasts superhuman strength and a taste for low-shelf whiskey. By…

I Want Your Job: Sarah Slutsky, Celebrity Stylist And VP At Cinematique

By Leeor Bronis
Featured among Vogue's top 10 most-shared stories this past year is a write-up on Emma Watson, an actress all Millennials seem to swoon over. She makes the list, but not for any movie she's done or her humanitarian work. It's for her outfit. The…

I Want Your Job: Wende Zomnir, Cofounder And CCO Of Urban Decay

By Emily Arata
Imagine walking into a Sephora in search of blue eyeliner. You're prepared to mentally debate between navy and indigo shades but, to your surprise, there's no blue at all. Instead of hues across the rainbow, the only products sitting on the shelves…

I Want Your Job: Payal Kadakia, Cofounder And CEO Of ClassPass

By Emily Arata
Payal Kadakia is a whole new type of leader. Her voice is soft, but commanding. Her manner charming, but firm. She tends to finish her sentences with “right?” It serves as both a makeshift period and an invitation for the listener to see the world…

I Want Your Job: Melody Ehsani, Jewelry And Fashion Designer

By Niki McGloster
Melody Ehsani has a peaceful but assured voice that's a refreshing departure from my often too-loud pitch. Chalk it up to incessant New York City sirens. The Los Angeles-based designer and I take a minute to trade laughs about the three tries it…

I Want Your Job: Soledad O'Brien, Founder And CEO Of Starfish Media Group

By Emily Arata
Soledad O'Brien is having a good day. The fast-talking journalist has just been to the DMV, an experience she generally deems "hellacious.” However, the visit was surprisingly painless. As a response to the quick service, O'Brien even asked to hug…

I Want Your Job: Whitney Wolfe, CEO Of Bumble

By Laura Argintar
You know when you're on Gchat, talking to your girlfriends and lamenting how the world would be a much better place if you all worked together? If that was the case, you'd feel inspired and enthusiastic about both your job and your…

I Want Your Job: Jen Welter, NFL's First Female Coach

By Leeor Bronis
Jen Welter, the first female NFL coach, is a very busy woman. The day before we spoke, she was in New York, attending a gala for the Women's Sports Foundation. Soon after this interview, she'll fly to Orlando for another motivational speaking…

I Want Your Job: Jamie Reilly, Project Director Of TomorrowWorld

By Emily Arata
Welcome to “I Want Your Job,” Elite Daily Women's series that inspires females to go after their professional and personal dreams. We've teamed up with the most inspiring women who've made a name for themselves succeeding in everything you've…

I Want Your Job: Anne Fulenwider, Editor-In-Chief Of Marie Claire

By Laura Argintar
Welcome to “I Want Your Job,” Elite Daily Women's series that inspires females to go after their professional and personal dreams. We've teamed up with the most inspiring women who've made a name for themselves succeeding in everything you've…

I Want Your Job: Laurel Richie, President Of The WNBA

By Laura Argintar
Welcome to “I Want Your Job,” Elite Daily’s new series that inspires females to go after their professional and personal dreams. We’ve teamed up with the most inspiring Millennial women who’ve made a name for themselves doing everything from tech…

Try Me: I Hate My Job, What Do I Do?

By Laura Argintar
Welcome to “Try Me.,” Elite Daily's new advice column that shares the tough love your friends are too afraid to give you. You've got questions and we've got answers. Got a life or love related question for “Try Me.”? Email the full details to…