When Bella Hadid offers up advice, we listen. Case in point: “My mom told me to always remember who you were before told who you were supposed to be,” she said to a crowd of young innovators in Toronto earlier this week. The supermodel reveals the negative headspace she was in a year ago, and how people’s judgments online impact her. The co-founded by The Weeknd, creative director The Sea Taylor and sports-and-entertainment. marketer Ahmed Ismail), to talk about what it means to be an entrepreneur and build a brand in 2019.
Hadid was joined by fellow entrepreneurs La La Anthony, an actress (most recently seen on crime drama Power), author and producer; Jen Rubio, co-founder of luggage brand Away; Blavity CEO Morgan DeBaun, who created a media company for black millennials; and panel moderator, entrepreneur and writer Olivia Perez. What happened was a night of real talk and key life lessons. Here’s what we learned about entrepreneurship from these brilliant, multi-hyphenate women.
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