Over the years, I've watched women come together who barely know each other, share their journeys, and build one another up with care and kindness. I've seen women in competing industries share their secrets with one another, for no good reason. I've witnessed these women in The OWN be better at community than anything I've ever experienced in another setting. Women amaze me every day with their tenacity, their strength, their intelligence, their softness, their openness, and their cunningness.
Jenny Hoover moved from California, and told us her clients didn't mind; "In fact, most of my initial clients were referred to me from the agencies I was working with. I still have most of them as my clients today, even after a cross-country move."
The OWN was founded as a “rubber meets the road” kind of company. We didn’t want to just talk about the problems female entrepreneurs were facing; we wanted to do something about it.
After nearly six months of being a part of The OWN, learning the ins and outs the group, it's safe to say I absolutely love it. It's hard to completely describe what I love, which is really the magic of The OWN, but here are a few of the things I do love about this amazing group of female entrepreneurs, explained through a series of gifs.