Hillary was a couple of months away from announcing her candidacy; Sheryl Sandberg’s had sold 2 million copies; Beyoncé was gyrating at the VMAs in front of a neon “Feminist” sign.
I just wanted to live my life and do what I wanted.” She also demonstrated a knack for bringing a sort of cutthroat capitalism to do-goodership.
In her junior year, she launched a line of bamboo totes emblazoned with the slogan “Help Us” to benefit cleanup efforts in the wake of the BP oil spill.
Her look is Silicon Valley by way of Shopbop: white skinny jeans and a white flowy blouse (which she’ll dress up with glittery Manolo flats for a Bumble cocktail party later that evening, with her hair in the kind of messy topknot it takes about 30 minutes to actually achieve).
As Wolfe will tell various reporters and influencers throughout the day, Bumble’s ultimate mission is “empowering” women to correct the fact that “connecting is broken.” “Misogyny is the epidemic of our generation,” she says, gesticulating for emphasis such that it’s hard not to notice the rock on her left hand.
A., where a friend helped her get a job at the tech incubator that would eventually roll out the dating app.