Join the NYU Entrepreneurial Institute virtually for a networking lunch from 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM to meet local female founders and investors. Our guest speaker, Jasmine Jones, CEO + Co-Founder of Cherry Blossom Intimates. Part lingerie boutique and part accredited medical facility, Cherry Blossom Intimates provides breast cancer survivors with fully-customizable, and insurance billable breast prosthetics and size inclusive intimates. Jasmine will share her startup stories and we’ll discuss resources for female founders in creating innovative businesses at NYU.
If you're a female founder working on a a startup and want to meet others working in the space, then this event is for you! Entrepreneurs at any stage in their startup journey are welcome to join. If you have just an idea, a new venture or an operating business, you're highly encouraged to attend.
More about this month's guest speaker:
Jasmine Jones is the founder and CEO of Cherry Blossom Intimates, a first of its kind breast health facility and intimates boutique. Inspired by her grandmother's battle with breast cancer, Jasmine joined Dr. Regina Hampton to co-found Cherry Blossom Intimates to address the challenge of finding well-fitting post-mastectomy prosthetics that matched a full range of skin tones. Cherry Blossom Intimates is a place where any woman, no matter her size or breast cancer stage, can feel beautiful and shop for intimates.
Jasmine is also passionate about helping people achieve their potential. Aside from being Founder and CEO of Cherry Blossom Intimates, and Vice President of the Young Professional Advisory Council of Breast Care for Washington, Jasmine is the Founder and President of The Global Literacy Initiative, an organization that seeks to improve the lives of children through the eradication of illiteracy and the facilitation of a modern love for reading in order for every child to have quality educational tools in their homes. Through her work with The Global Literacy Initiative, Jasmine was appointed a Goodwill Ambassador to Sierra Leone and afforded the opportunity to work with Malian dignitaries.
Jasmine is recognized as a results-focused team leader, with excellent public speaking and communication skills. She has had the opportunity to speak to audiences both in the United States and Dubai, UAE, on topics on entrepreneurship and modern womanhood.
Jasmine's accomplishments include the titles of Miss District of Columbia 2016 and Miss Black District of Columbia USA. She is also a Forbes 30 Under 30 list-maker. She received a Bachelor's degree in Business Administration in Entrepreneurship from Trinity Washington University in Washington D.C. and speaks fluent French.
Past speakers include:
Sophie Stenbeck, Co-Founder and General Partner of Max Ventures (CAS '04)
Jade Kearney & Marguerite Pierce, Co-Founders of She Matters (Steinhardt ‘20)
Olivia Landau, Co-Founder and CEO of The Clear Cut (Steinhardt '13)
Jess Riegel, Co-Founder and CEO of Motivote (Wagner '18)
Yana Yasevich, Co-Founder of Remi (Gallatin ‘17)
Katie Shea, Partner at Kairos (Stern, '09)
Amina Yamusah, co-founder and CTO of Bloc
Rebecca Kaden, Managing Partner at Union Square Ventures
Claudia Espinosa, Founder of L.O.V.E. Mentoring Program (Wagner '13)
Caren Maio, CEO and Co-Founder of Nestio (Gallatin '07)
Lisbeth Kaufman, CEO & CoFounder of KitSplit (Stern '15)
Amy Auton-Smith, Founder and CEO of FairFrame.io (Wagner '18)
Grace Lee, CEO of Health Enovation, Inc
Please note that current students & faculty will be required to show NYU ID. Alumni and the general public may purchase tickets when available.
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