As exemplary as it is to have Harvard University on your resume, these Ivy League graduates didn’t want to impress the boss. Katia Beauchamp, Marla Malcolm Beck, Jani Friedman and Ada Polla wanted to be the boss. Each of these four women is out to make her mark on the beauty industry from all different angles: from the art of the deal to launching a start up, from building a brand to constructing a retail empire. Here, they share their outlooks on the year ahead and their views on what it takes to succeed.
A Stella McCartney sketch of a custom dress made from protein-based silk in partnership with biotech lab Bolt Threads. The dress will be displayed at The Museum of Modern Art's upcoming design exhibition, "Items: Is Fashion Modern?"