Out of Office is a podcast highlighting unconventional career paths, with influential stories. It is our mission- brand marketing agency, bybabba- to rewrite the script in which career is discussed and success is defined. In doing so, we aim to inspire, as we hear first hand the journeys, lessons learned and advice from creative forces who manifested their own way.
WFH with Rebecca Minkoff
Rebecca Minkoff, co-founder of the global fashion brand Rebecca Minkoff, discusses the current shift in the fashion industry, shares her stance in sending the elevator back down through empowering women to step into their roles as founders and how her organization, the Female Founder's Collective is enacting change.
24/07/2020 • 21 minutes 27 seconds
WFH with Angela Etiebet
Angela Etiebet, Global PR & Marketing Manager at Stine Goya chats how the industry has changed during the pandemic and what a future-proof fashion industry could look like, while also discussing the increased expectations brands now hold and how Stine Goya has responded to the current social and political climate.
17/07/2020 • 25 minutes 54 seconds
WFH with Laney Crowell
Laney Crowell, Founder & CEO of Saie, the clean beauty brand dedicated to making high-performing makeup that's good for you and the environment discusses what initially led her to launch this brand, how she has adapted her brand during the current transitional landscape and shares the latest product launched by the brand while working from home.
10/07/2020 • 24 minutes 22 seconds
WFH with Tasha Franken
Tasha Franken, fashion model, certified health coach and Pilates instructor shares the driving factor behind her newly ventured IGTV and YouTube series #MoveWithTash, while sharing simple practices to boost wellness from home and her trick to maintaining consistency in all that she does.
03/07/2020 • 28 minutes 13 seconds
WFH with Michelle Li
Michelle Li, stylist, writer and editor discusses how she is continuing to create and put visual work out into the world, the waves of creativity during quarantine and shares some unexpected outlets that have fueled her creativity while being home.
29/05/2020 • 18 minutes 39 seconds
WFH with Courtney Boyd Myers
Courtney Boyd Myers, also known as CBM, the Co-Founder of AKUA and community builder for Summit discusses brand conception, the importance of the United States Postal Service for small businesses and how she is maintaining to cultivate community during the pandemic.
22/05/2020 • 17 minutes 10 seconds
WFH with Sarah Levey
Sarah Levey, the Founder and CEO of New York-based Y7 Studio, shares her perspective on accepting what is out of our control, how she is navigating this new norm as a Founder and soon to be mother and how she is making sure yoga is more accessible now than ever.
15/05/2020 • 27 minutes 54 seconds
WFH with Jamie Grimstad
Jamie Grimstad, Co-Founder and CEO of Favour Gum, a functional chewing gum, powered by higher-bioavailable CBD, created to make you feel good anytime, shares how CBD brought her out of a negative cycle and helped function as a tool of self-care, why she and her co-founders decided to create a CBD product in the form of chewing gum and how she is using CBD at home during this time.
08/05/2020 • 24 minutes 20 seconds
WFH with Jessica Young
Jessica Young, Founder and CEO of Bubble, an online marketplace for curated health food brands discusses her extensive background and when she decided to launch something of her own, how Bubble is helping small businesses during this time and shares some of her best practices for how she’s staying efficient while working from home.
01/05/2020 • 33 minutes 49 seconds
WFH with Ysaora Thibus
Ysaora Thibus, French Olympic Fencer and philanthropist discusses what training looks like for her now that the Olympics are postponed, mental health tips she is practicing during a time that can feel out of one's control and shares what she is doing to showcase her sport to a wider audience.
24/04/2020 • 30 minutes 3 seconds
WFH with Cyndi Ramirez
Cyndi Ramirez, founder of Chillhouse, discusses social transparency in sharing her Founder journey as she navigates this global pandemic, how Chillhouse is intentionally continuing to cultivate their community, ways to help small business owners, as well as some practices that are working for her, as she works from home.
17/04/2020 • 27 minutes 31 seconds
WFH with Alice Bell
Alice Bell, Resident Astrologer at British Vogue discusses the astrology behind COVID-19, what patterns are effecting the collective and what positive shifts she has observed during this time alongside some practices that are working for her, as she works from home.
10/04/2020 • 18 minutes 1 second
WFH with Sophia Li
Sophia Li, Journalist and Video Director, discusses conscious connection pre and post pandemic, how the fashion industry can implement conscious connection alongside consumerism and capitalism and shares some practices that are working for her, as she works from home.
03/04/2020 • 23 minutes 52 seconds
OOO Presents: Work from Home, a miniseries
In light of the global pandemic, we're going off script to bring you a miniseries that brings insight, perspective and positivity, as we adapt to a new meaning behind the phrase Work from Home. Join us, as we 'work from home' with creative forces who share their experiences and adaptations to this new norm. We're navigating this social situation as you are, and we hope that through this, we can navigate it together.
31/03/2020 • 1 minute 37 seconds
OOO with Team bybabba
#teambybabba joins us for an episode chatting all things career. From interview tips, to securing a job unconventionally, to switching lanes and changing industries entirely, our Director of Business, Julia Gasser, our Sr Marketing Associate, Cadie Daniel and our Marketing Associate, Liz Breuer, share their career stories. In this episode, bybabba Founder, Babba C Rivera answers career related questions from the bybabba hotline.
19/03/2020 • 40 minutes 11 seconds
OOO with Emilie Helmstedt
Emilie Helmstedt, Founder of the Danish-cult brand Helmstedt discusses being at the helm of a fast-growing brand, how she crafts art and storytelling in the manifestation of her designs and chats the inspiration behind her lastest collection shown during Copenhagen Fashion Week. In this episode, bybabba Founder, Babba C Rivera answers career related questions from the bybabba hotline.
05/03/2020 • 32 minutes 50 seconds
OOO with Naomi Walkland
Naomi Walkland, Associate Marketing Director EMEA at Bumble, discusses her role at Bumble, shares her best intentional networking practices, destigmatizing quitting and talks about the progression of women seeing each other as support, rather than competition. In this episode, bybabba Founder, Babba C Rivera answers career related questions from the bybabba hotline.
20/02/2020 • 43 minutes 25 seconds
OOO with Lindsay Peoples Wagner
Lindsay Peoples Wagner, Editor in Chief of Teen Vogue discusses the ever-changing industry, what inclusivity and diversity means today and the kind of legacy she hopes to leave with her mark as Editor in Chief. In this episode, bybabba Founder, Babba C Rivera answers career related questions from the bybabba hotline.
06/02/2020 • 46 minutes 50 seconds
OOO with Lauren Chan
Lauren Chan, plus-size model, former fashion editor at Glamour and Founder of plus-size luxury line Henning, talks inclusivity in the fashion industry, unexpected entreprenurial moments and the importance of previous roles in shaping current and future ones. In this episode, bybabba Founder, Babba C Rivera answers career related questions from the bybabba hotline.
05/12/2019 • 47 minutes 12 seconds
OOO with Allison Finazzo
Allison Finazzo, Brand Director at Vita Coco, the world’s leading coconut water brand, shares her experience from intern to becoming Brand Director within the same company, explains clapback marketing in today's society and talks working as a young female in a male-dominated industry & how crucial it is to lead from intuition.
21/11/2019 • 45 minutes 38 seconds
OOO with Asya Varetsa
Asya Varetsa, former fashion editor of ELLE Russia and co-founder of Sleeper, the sleepwear brand making it acceptable to wear homewear as streetwear, discusses the evolution of her brand, from production to process, while chatting about the shift in which women dress today and what it was like to start a brand from scratch with no investors, just $2,000.
07/11/2019 • 41 minutes 24 seconds
OOO with Aleksandra Avli
Aleksandra Avli, Founder of HON (Her Online Network) - a space for professional women to seek guidance, community, and growth alongside like-minded women- talks the importance of vulnerability in establishing connection, networking as a female and shares her opinions on meaningful technology. In this episode, bybabba Founder, Babba C Rivera answers career related questions from the bybabba hotline.
24/10/2019 • 40 minutes 33 seconds
OOO with Yari Blanco
Yari Blanco, Senior Manager of Culture & Diversity at The Wing and Founder and Editor in Chief of The Girl Mob, a digital sisterhood for women of color, shares her thoughts on driving important conversations both online and offline, revolutionizing inclusivity and chats about evolving as a leader. In this episode bybabba Founder, Babba C Rivera answers career related questions from the bybabba hotline.
10/10/2019 • 46 minutes 25 seconds
OOO with Maj-La Pizzelli
Maj-La Pizzelli, Co-Founder and Creative Director of ATP Atelier shares her wisdom on taking time before starting a brand, how social diversity leads to creative, cohesive and stronger teamwork, and the importance and brand responsibility of sustainable growth in today's industry.
26/09/2019 • 43 minutes 48 seconds
OOO with Coco & Breezy
Coco & Breezy, power sister duo, DJs and founders of their own eyewear brand share their journey of how they moved to New York at just 18 years old to start their company and the journey that such a move took them on and also discuss the importance of family, inclusivity and learning to be a leader.
12/09/2019 • 48 minutes 47 seconds
OOO with Emilia de Poret
Emilia de Poret, fashion icon and journalist based in Stockholm, Sweden shares her journey from the music industry to the fashion industry to becoming an angel investor. Emilia chats all things experimental career mentality, the impact of becoming a mother as a businesswoman and not reaching the most rewarding moment in her career still.
29/08/2019 • 41 minutes 33 seconds
OOO with Babba C Rivera
Babba C Rivera, our very own Founder of bybabba, shares her journey in growing as a leader, from working at Uber and Away to founding her own agency, discusses where she first drew career inspiration from at an early age and shares her insight on the process of learning to let go.
15/08/2019 • 45 minutes 29 seconds
OOO with Mi-Anne Chan
Mi-Anne Chan, Associate Producer, Beauty Writer and host of the Refinery29 YouTube series, Beauty with Mi, shares her journey in navigating the beauty and fashion industry as a diverse individual and discusses sustainability, creative expectations vs. public perceptions and the ever-changing standards of beauty.
01/08/2019 • 35 minutes 57 seconds
OOO with Aija Mayrock
bybabba's Head of Creative Jennifer Paccione sits down with Aija Mayrock in a conversation around her unconventional career path.