Topic: Mentors

Spanx Founder Sara Blakely Just Joined A Very Exclusive Club

Spanx Founder Sara Blakely Just Joined A Very Exclusive Club

Sara Blakely, the brilliant inventor of Spanx and the youngest woman to ever make Forbes‘ billionaire list, has joined a very exclusive club. Forbes reports that Blakely has just become the first female billionaire to join the Gates Foundation’s Giving Pledge, the philanthropic movement started by Warren Buffett and Bill Gates that encourages the world’s richest people to give half their money to charity. More »

The Insider: Taylor Patterson

The Insider: Taylor Patterson

The floral whizkid and head of Fox Fodder Farm Taylor Patterson creates the sort of moody,  jaw-dropping arrangements that make us scowl at the sight of bodega flowers. But before you get mad at her for upping the ante, you ought to know that girl’s about as fly as they come—and is hardly above picking greens sprouting out of sidewalk cracks. More »