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Start-Up Queen Secrets at 92Y



Moderated by CINDI LEIVE
Co-Presented with Glamour
Wednesday, May 29, 8 pm at 92nd Street Y

It’s an exciting time for women to start up their own businesses. The internet and social media have changed everything about promotion and marketing. But getting a successful business launched is still challenging. How about picking up a few secrets from those who know?

92nd Street Y and Glamour present a panel discussion with a group of innovative women entrepreneurs. Dylan Lauren re-imagined the candy story, Iman saw that women of color wanted high quality cosmetics and fragrancem, and Piera Gelardi created a community around online fashion and shopping. Find out what worked for them, what advice they took and what they ignored, what mistakes they made and what gambles they took that paid off brilliantly. Plus, supermodel Coco Rocha, with over one million followers on Google+ and Cindi Leive, Glamour’s editor-in-chief.

Dylan Lauren, daughter of fashion icon Ralph Lauren and author Ricky Lauren, is the Founder and CEO of Dylan's Candy Bar, with stores in New York City, East Hampton, Los Angeles and Miami.

Iman is Founder and CEO of IMAN Cosmetics, Skincare and Fragrances, a beauty company that created the first cosmetics and skincare collection designed for all women with skin of color.

Piera Gelardi is creative director and a co-founder at the lifestyle destination Refinery29, where she oversees all visual strategy and execution for the site and its extensions—from branding and design to art direction, photography, video and casting.

Coco Rocha, named by Vogue Paris as one of the top 30 models of the decade, was the first high-fashion model to surpass 1 million followers on Google+. Her television show “The Face” debuted in 2013.

Cindi Leive is the editor-in-chief of Glamour magazine and, which together reach more than 17 million readers each month.

WHO: Iman, Dylan Lauren, Coco Rocha, Piera Gelardi and Cindi Leive
WHEN: Wednesday, May 29, 8 pm
WHERE: 92nd Street Y, 1395 Lexington Ave, New York, NY
TICKETS: or 212.415.5500


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