When we hear the word education we think of opportunity and empowerment. What does education mean to you and how has it helped you become the person you are today?
Danielle: When I hear the word education, I think of Malala, "Let us pick up our books and pens. They are our most powerful weapons." Education should be a fundamental right not a luxury--everyone should have access to it. My education gave me confidence, passion and a strong foundation to go out into the world and achieve whatever I set my mind to.
Jodie: Education is the basis for navigating a successful, fulfilling, and influential life. My education gave me structure and focus and motivated me to push boundaries and create greatness.
From branding to budgets, our artisan partners are excited to learn the ins and outs of all things business. What was your favorite subject to study in school and why?
Danielle: Psychology because it applies to every person and every profession. Understanding what motivates people and the importance of strong relationships is the foundation to my success. I also loved English and reading about people--especially in the first person. I love the way the mind works and I've always been able to empathize with genuine, honest and sensitive characters.
Jodie: History. I loved learning about how we got to where we are today. I also loved Math because there's always a solution.
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