Veronica Beard hosted an event to toast inspiring women as part of the company’s “Make It Happen” campaign on Tuesday night at Issima, restaurateur Marissa Hermer’s new West Hollywood spot.
The evening concluded with a panel discussion featuring Mara Brock Akil, TV producer and screenwriter; and Dr. Human Sexuality and host of “Sex With Emily”Podcast, Emily Morse. Author Melissa Magsaysay is a journalist and author. Nyakio Beauty founder Nyakio Grieco is a Nyakio Beauty founder. Kendra Brackenferguson, founder of Brain Trust, moderated the conversation.
Veronica Swanson Beard (founders of Veronica Beard) encouraged women to bring a guest to help them grow their visionary community. Kelly Rutherford and Aly & AJ, Tahereh Mafi. Nazanin Booniadi, Julia Jones, and Jessica Van Der Steen were among those who attended.
Veronica Beard held similar events in New York, Dallas, and wrapped up in Los Angeles.
Beard’s “Make It Happen”Campaign spotlights women in a variety of industries, including beauty and health, wellness, entertainment, food and activism. It also shows what a typical day looks like for them. The campaign, which began in September, has appeared on Beard’s social channels, in email communication and on its blog, VB Edit.
WWD was founded by Veronica Swanson Beard, cofounder, and codesigner. “#MakeItHappen is about celebrating the women who inspire us, the doers and makers, movers and shakers. The women who get up and get it done, live life to the fullest and crave wonder and grace. Who chase after their dreams, give back and make a difference. And who do it all again the next day.”
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