Brit Morin, founder and CEO of Brit + Co, describes her path and motivation for launching a platform that aims to inspire women and girls to be creative through compelling content such as videos, online classes and do-it-yourself kits. Morin explains how creativity is sparked by rekindling that playful spirit from our youth and stems from the primal instinct to make things.
Brit + Co is an online platform that provides tools to teach, inspire and enable creativity among women and girls. From traditional crafts to high-tech manufacturing, Brit + Co connects over 10 million users with makers, designers, chefs and inventors.
An advisor and investor in various technology startups, Morin has appeared on national TV programs like The Today Show, Rachael Ray, Steve Harvey and others. She has also been a contributor for Katie Couric, CNN, Yahoo and the Huffington Post, and has been profiled and quoted as an expert and entrepreneur in the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Fortune and Forbes.
Morin is also author of the bestselling book Homemakers: A Domestic Handbook for the Digital Generation, which debuted in March 2015.
Speakers Website: brit.co
Source: Stanford Technology Ventures Program (Entrepreneurship Corner) at Stanford University with Silicon Valley’s most practiced entrepreneurs and thought leaders. stanford.edu