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A Look At Whitney Wolfe Herd; One Of The Top Young Female Entrepreneurs In The World

Whitney Wolfe Herd is the Chief Executive Officer of Bumble, a social and dating app. Herd has been honored by Elle, Business Insider, and Forbes as one of the top young female entrepreneurs in the World. Whitney Wolfe Herd was born in Salt Lake City, Utah. She attended Southern Methodist University, majoring in International Studies. Herd was a member of the sorority Kappa Kappa Gamma. While studying at SMU, Herd started her own business through selling bamboo tote bags to help people who were impacted by the BP oil spill. Herd also helped found the non profit organization; The Help Us Project. After getting her degree from SMU, Herd helped different orphanages in Southeast Asia.

About Bumble

Headquartered in Austin, Texas, Bumble is used by millions of people around the World. Bumble allows users to send photo messages and favorite conversations that they are more interested in. As Bumble has gained popularity, Herd announced the new features Bumble BFF and Bumble Bizz.

Bumble BFF helps users develop platonic relationships. Bumble BFF tries to match users with people of the same sex who are looking for friends as well. BFF mode uses a similar swipe platform to the dating mode, however any conversations must start within a day of the potential friend match.

Bumble Bizz helps users find professional networking and mentoring opportunities. Bumble Bizz hopes to make networking a more comfortable experience for its users. Through Bizz, users can add photos, explain their skills with examples of their work, and they can also upload digital resumes. Herd has said that people have been hired to the company through Bumble Bizz. Bizz is available in North America and Europe.

Herd recently announced that Bumble will be partnering with star music duo The Chainsmokers to create Bumble beats. This is Bumble’s 2nd music based partnership, as the company previously partnered with popularity streaming company Spotify. Through Spotify, users were able to display their favorite albums and artists on their profile. Forbes says that Bumble is now valued at over $1 billion. This October, Wolfe married businessman Michael Herd in Positano, Italy.

Helane Morrison: Feminist Icon of the Business World

Helane Morrison is an iconic woman that is breaking out of the mold business leaders have created for women in business. She has become known as the “voice of change” from those from her circle and is allowing people to rebuild their trust and see the light at the end of the tunnel that is the 2016 election.

With people unable to trust Wall Street since the economic crisis in August 2007, which was the worst America has seen since the Great Depression, Helane Morrison has paved the way for the American people to believe there can be a change. An overwhelming amount of Americans believe the economy is not on the right track, and that the presidential candidates have no solid plans of improving it.

Helane Morrison has a balanced life while still ensuring that clients are making safe investments after she implemented her “examination team” that was created for the sole purpose of investigating any financial adviser or mutual fund before they are trusted with the clients money. She does all of this while also serving on the board of many important organizations. She has a passion for the environment and animal rights and is very active on the board of the Regional Parks Foundation.

Currently she sits on the board of the hedge fund subcommittee on the American Bar Association where she volunteers her time to ensure that these hedge fund managers provide the same information as other fund managers to avoid them taking advantage of any clients.

Helane Morrison has paved her way in the business finances and is trying to do the same for other females after seeing the segregation and lack of equality between female and male representation in the financial corporation.

All of these accomplishments and her LinkedIn resume are examples of why she was given the title Most Influential Woman in the Bay Area Business and Public Sector four times (Crunchbase). She is a fascinating and inspirational woman that every person in the business can admire.

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