This past summer, I was sitting at my desk when an email popped in my box from one of our incredible interns. She sent me a spreadsheet with ideas of like-minded companies we could potentially partner with in the future. As I was clicking through the websites, I felt this overwhelming sadness.
It was strange.
What I was looking at, wasn’t sad. It was actually beautiful. The companies founded by female socialpreneurs (female entrepreneurs committed to making a positive social change through business) really got to me. They are doing such amazing, good in the world, while creating these beautiful products for us.
But what I felt was this gut wrenching angst about knowing how incredibly hard it is. How hard it is to do great work that makes a difference. How hard it is to find the right people who care enough about your story to take action and do something. To stick with …