When the documentary, Audrie & Daisy, debuted at the Sundance Festival, the standing-room-only audience was overwhelmed by a startling realization: Sexual assault is not only an epidemic on college campuses, but is fast becoming a sad reality in high schools all over the country.
What sets innovators and pioneers apart from mere dreamers is their courage and unwavering commitment to a cause without any need for immediate validation from their environment.
Luxury Italian jeweler, Vhernier, recently hosted the Executive Board and Visionary Committee of Visionary Women at their Beverly Hills store to view their newest collection and connect with each other. While dining on melon gazpacho and seared tuna, this dynamic group of power women discussed upcoming salons and how to best support women and girls and communicate the Visionary Women mission.
A recent college graduate, I am surrounded by peers who are just as unsure and unclear about the future as I am. The amount of experience, ability, talent, and confidence at the “Women at the Forefront of Technology” panel was so inspiring as to be almost overwhelming – and certainly left me with a million new ideas.