Founders Fair

1 season, 19 episodes

Vanity Fair's Founders Fair brings together inspiring founders and risk-takers to share their stories of the rewards and challenges of starting and running a business.

2017

Business

A discussion with actor, producer and entrepreneur Reese Witherspoon and Kirsten Green, founder, Forerunner Ventures, moderated by Krista Smith, executive West Coast editor, "Vanity Fair".

Arts & Culture

A panel discussion on access to capital, featuring Jodi Gernon, director, Arthur Rock Center for Entrepreneurship at Harvard Business School, Theresia Gouw, co-founder and managing partner, Aspect Ventures, and Gregg Renfrew, founder and C.E.O., Beautycounter, moderated by JJ Ramberg, MSNBC and Goodshop.

Arts & Culture

A one-on-one with Mighty Networks founder and C.E.O., Gina Bianchini, and Bethany McLean, contributing editor at Vanity Fair.

Business

Saturday Night Live's Sasheer Zamata and president of Above Average, Jennifer Danielson, sit down with contributing Vanity Fair editor, Sloane Crosley.

Arts & Culture

Google alumnae Stephanie Tilenius, founder and C.E.O. of Vida Health and Kamakshi Sivaramakrishnan, founder and C.E.O. of Drawbridge discuss entrepreneurship with deputy editor at Vanity Fair, Stephanie Mehta.

Arts & Culture

Founder of Carol's Daughter, Lisa Price and founder and C.E.O. of The Pink Ceiling, Cindy Whitehead discuss the motives of selling their companies and the next steps that follow. Moderated by contributing editor, Bethany McLean.

Arts & Culture

A panel with Bob Bland, Tamika D. Mallory, Carmen Perez, and Linda Sarsour, the national co-chairs of the Women’s March on Washington, moderated by Alyssa Mastromonaco, president, global communications strategy & talent, A+E Networks.

Arts & Culture

Cambridge Satchel C.E.O. Julie Deane speaks with Vanity Fair special correspondent Sarah Ellison about how she created an accessory empire trying to pay for her children's tuition.

Arts & Culture

The founder and C.E.O. of The RealReal, Julie Wainwright joins Hanna Storm, host of ESPN's Sportscenter to discuss her career and success.

Arts & Culture

theSkimm co-founders Danielle Weisberg and Carly Zakin, and author Meredith Wild, sit down with Vanity Fair's executive west coast editor, Krista Smith.

Arts & Culture

Caterina Fake, founder and C.E.O. of Findery and Nancy Lublin, founder and C.E.O of Crisis Text Line discuss the power of utilizing ideas to create new companies and switching teams to work in a new work environment.

Arts & Culture

Vanity Fair's Graydon Carter sits down with Tory Burch, the C.E.O. of Tory Burch LLC to discuss working weekends, being a mom, and her foundation that celebrates women in business.

Arts & Culture

“You don't have to wait to be great,” and other words of wisdom from today's female success stories.

Arts & Culture

More women at the table, meritocracy, and awareness to unconscious bias are just some of the wishes from this year's V.F.'s Founders Fair.

Arts & Culture

Today's female business leaders explain the biggest obstacles on their road to success.

Arts & Culture

Less stress and less procrastination, but more sunscreen is just a taste of what these female entrepreneurs would tell their younger selves.

Arts & Culture

"Think additive." Jana Rich, Founder of Rich Talent Group describes how to create more representation in a company.

Business

The senior vice president and chief responsibility officer at Dell, Trisa Thompson, outlines how to make policy change in the workplace in the current political climate.

Arts & Culture

Kate Spade's executive vice president and chief marketing officer, Mary Beech, talks about the fashion powerhouse's philanthropic mission.