How to Properly Burn a Candle: The first time you burn your new candle, make sure the melted wax covers the entire surface. This usually takes 3 or 4 hours, so make sure you pick the right time for its first lighting. (Double wick candles completely this process faster.) This helps to avoid or minimize […]

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Que the Pomp & Circumstance! 🎓 Even though the world is going through a pandemic and we’re all staying home, here are 8 ways to celebrate your 2020 graduation! I just wrapped up my graduate program and received my master’s degree in strategic communications for social change and advocacy from American University. 🎉 Whether you […]

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Ladies and gentlemen, as my Insta-fam knows, I just submitted my thesis for my master’s program. I. AM. DONE. Just call me Master of strategic communications for social change and advocacy. 👩🏻‍🎓NBD. (I took these self-portraits to celebrate my last day of class for Instagram lol!) I went to American University in Washington, D.C. and […]

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These are the days we thought only happened in history books. We never thought they would happen to us, in our lifetime. But it has. And for the first time I’m fully understanding that those “stories” in the history books we had to read in school —  those history stories had characters, real living characters. […]

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Why Everyone Should Live Abroad for a While

Needing to grocery shop among locals… Going into work at a job where I’m expected to show up… Developing a lovely routine within the world of a different culture… It has always a dream of mine to live abroad. And I am living that dream now as I live and work in London! Now that […]

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How to Meet New People, London

Before we jump into it, I must point out that I am an “extroverted introvert.” Putting myself out there, using my voice, and learning how to meet new people — for me — is a choice. It is not something that comes naturally to me. I decide to take these steps to meet new people […]

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After founding a multi-million dollar ethical fashion brand that creates jobs for women in developing communities around the world, Elisabeth speaks to female entrepreneurs and creatives on the importance of confidence, how to achieve “crazy” dreams, and the power of mindset in business and in life. 

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Congratulations, darling -- you're on the list. Your first issue of the Gumption Edition will grace your inbox this Wednesday. Dream with you then! Xx, Elisabeth

How to Properly Burn a Candle: The first time you burn your new candle, make sure the melted wax covers the entire surface. This usually takes 3 or 4 hours, so make sure you pick the right time for its first lighting. (Double wick candles completely this process faster.) This helps to avoid or minimize […]

read more

Que the Pomp & Circumstance! 🎓 Even though the world is going through a pandemic and we’re all staying home, here are 8 ways to celebrate your 2020 graduation! I just wrapped up my graduate program and received my master’s degree in strategic communications for social change and advocacy from American University. 🎉 Whether you […]

read more

Ladies and gentlemen, as my Insta-fam knows, I just submitted my thesis for my master’s program. I. AM. DONE. Just call me Master of strategic communications for social change and advocacy. 👩🏻‍🎓NBD. (I took these self-portraits to celebrate my last day of class for Instagram lol!) I went to American University in Washington, D.C. and […]

read more

These are the days we thought only happened in history books. We never thought they would happen to us, in our lifetime. But it has. And for the first time I’m fully understanding that those “stories” in the history books we had to read in school —  those history stories had characters, real living characters. […]

read more

Why Everyone Should Live Abroad for a While

Needing to grocery shop among locals… Going into work at a job where I’m expected to show up… Developing a lovely routine within the world of a different culture… It has always a dream of mine to live abroad. And I am living that dream now as I live and work in London! Now that […]

read more

How to Meet New People, London

Before we jump into it, I must point out that I am an “extroverted introvert.” Putting myself out there, using my voice, and learning how to meet new people — for me — is a choice. It is not something that comes naturally to me. I decide to take these steps to meet new people […]

read more

"Be a light shining so strong, so unapologetic, so true to who you are. One day, when a woman with quiet, wavering embers flickering in her chest watches you, you will unknowingly give her permission to burst into the bold fire she was made to be."

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I believe that if you don't use your voice, there's no point in being in the room. I'm passionate about poverty/slavery alleviation and global female equality.

After starting a thriving company at only 15, I love connecting with other boss ladies to empower their businesses to flourish through social media.

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