Danielle Letayf is a brand marketing expert, community builder, dance lover, wearer of all things metallic, curly-haired emoji advocate. lebanese american, and the founder of Badassery (isn’t that a cool name for a business).
Badassery is a platform that gives multicultural professionals a chance to share their story on stage, and connects them to their own crew of badasses along the way.
In her past life Danielle ran community at Shine and was previously the Head of Programs and Community for #BUILTBYGIRLS, a social impact brand that’s creating the new wave of tech leaders—who just happen to be teen girls. She expanded the community from 5 to over 15,000 around the country through internships, competitions, events and digital experiences. She created unique programs like Girls Who Fund, an apprentice-based program that shows girls the ins and outs of being an entrepreneur and venture capitalist, and the #BUILTBYGIRLS Challenge, a nationwide pitch competition that she ran with Michelle Obama in 2016.
In this episode Danielle:
- Says that at every pivot point in her career the focus has been proving people wrong
- Shares how she came up with the idea for Badassery
- Talks about the work she did as a member of the founding team of Built By Girls
- Tells us how not listening to her body brought her to a place of physical and emotional collapse
- Describes how getting involved in meditation and understanding self changed her life
- Explains why she quit her job with no clear plan for future
- Gets into the details of the business launch for Badassery and explains how it has since grown
- And so much more
Danielle is wise beyond her years, full of energy, and a rising star in the world of online community development and entrepreneurship. Enjoy…
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Please do not hesitate to reach out to me. I’d love to hear your thoughts, comments, and stories, or just make a connection.
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