Game Changer: Tory Burch

Game Changer: Tory Burch

From copy writer to Fashion Giant, Tory Burch sets an amazing example for entrepreneurs all over the world by giving back every day with her inspiring women foundation that funds and trains females to start their own businesses.

The Tory Burch Foundation and Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses partnered with Babson College and LaGuardia Community College to provide an extraordinary entrepreneurship business and management education opportunity for a select group of qualified early stage women-owned small businesses in New York City. On April 1, we celebrated the graduation of the inaugural class. The ceremony included a panel discussion with Tory; Mika Brzezinski, Co-Host of Morning Joe; Arianna Huffington, President and Editor-in-Chief of The Huffington Post; Valerie Jarrett, Senior Advisor to President Barack Obama and Chair of the White House Council on Women and Girls; Gary Cohn, COO of Goldman Sachs; Malene Barnett, graduate and owner of Malene B, a custom, handmade carpet company; and remarks from John Rogers of Goldman Sachs; Dr. Gail Mellow, President of LaGuardia Community College and class speaker Carrie Hammer, graduate and owner of Carrie Hammer brand made-to-measure, professional clothes for women.

To be eligible to apply, you must be a women entrepreneur with at least $25,000 in revenue from your business in the previous year, at least one employee, and a passion for growth.

For more information about the program, please contact

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