Jean Chandler loves to build things—whether that means sketching the perfect workspace, getting under the hood of her beloved ‘67 Ford Econoline, or teaching other women to use power tools through her Womanufacture workshop series. For Jean, design isn’t an abstract concept, but a hands-on way to bring ideas into the real world.
Music has always been close to Saidah Blount’s heart, but moving to New York made her realize she could turn her passion into a career. From The Fader magazine to NPR and now Sonos, she has consistently worked at the forefront of the industry. Saidah talks to us about owning your smarts and building communities that matter.
The life of an artist is full of trial and error, confidence and defeat, highs and lows. Jane Chen started out as a working child actor, reinvented herself as a theatrical clown, and now, to her surprise, is building a business as a sought-after singing coach. Along the way, we talk about how “success” is a constantly shifting concept.