Article published on July 29, 2015. Misha Nonoo was invited to dinner by Sheryl Sandberg, author of Lean in CA. She met several fascinating women in the areas of philanthropy and technology. Inspired by all these woman she wanted to host a dinner herself in New York. Where like-minded, entrepreneurial women from different backgrounds connected.
Last week Misha Nonoo hosted her dinner, among the roughly 15 guests was Princess Beatrice of York, who just recently moved to New York to work in finance. Conversation moved from the superficial—how to avoid stains on white clothing, for instance—to more significant topics, like time-management skills.“How much time do you have to actually get to do what you love?” Princess Beatrice asked Ms. Nonoo, who responded that, running a company, she didn’t get nearly as much time to actually design clothing as she liked. Ms. Nonoo hoped that all women there that night might, eventually work together and/or forge great friendships.
A few days afterward, Ms. Wolfe said she was very happy to find that nearly every guest at the dinner had a “helpful suggestion, connection or introduction to willingly offer.” Read more here: