The REAL Story of a Fashion Entrepreneur

Join us on Women Lead Radio as Joanie Connell, your host of REAL Life Lessons, has a conversation with Sarah Perkins, CEO & Co-Founder of DesignerShare, on being a female founder, the difficulties of fundraising, and working in a male-dominated industry.

Sarah can be reached by email at or on her company’s website.


About Your Host

Joanie Connell is your host of REAL Life Lessons, a show about REAL (resilient, empowered, authentic, limber) women speak about what it takes to be successful in the world. Joanie is the president of Flexible Work Solutions, a San Diego based organizational consulting firm. She is the author of Flying without a Helicopter: How to Prepare Young People for Work and Life, a book that helps people who grew up in today’s over-protected environments ready themselves for the unanticipated aspects of work life that no one prepared them for.



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