"Attendees of this event bore witness to inspirational narratives that re-ignited the audience to wholeheartedly pursue their goals."
"A collection of 100 awakened leaders who are using their voices and talent to elevate humanity.
Clinique + TED #smartideas campaign
Watch Erin share her story with Clinique + TED and learn why she launched the Dream, Girl Kickstarter campaign.
"Last August, I stumbled upon a Kickstarter campaign and instantly fell in love.
"When she had a bad day while making the film, hit a low or lost her confidence, Bagwell watched footage from the movie for words of encouragement, inspiration and advice."
New York Magazine
“Smart Serum, Bright Thinkers: The Grrrl-Powered Director”
The Huffington Post
"It’s representative of the diverse culture we live in, which isn’t something that can be said for the majority of movies produced in Hollywood."
The Ottawa Citizen
"The premise is simple, but inspires an instant, visceral response: If you can name entrepreneurs like Steve Jobs and Mark Zuckerberg, who are their female counterparts?"
"In an instant I am no longer in a theater in New York City. I am Erin. I am Annie. I am Komal, Mariama, Clara, Joanne, Marie, Alicia, Linda, Suzanne, Crista, Jess and Amanda. All the women in the film. I am them. They are me."
BRIT + CO
"When we were driving up to the White House in a taxi cab, Erin and I just sort of looked at each other and said “We got here. We did this.”
"My attention was locked into these incredible stories. But it’s not because I aspire to be an entrepreneur. I just want to have that much fight in me for anything that I believe in."
The Style Line
"In a flutter of activity and nervous laughter we were honored to have a chance to shadow the leading ladies as they prepared for their premiere."
"Sometimes discussions of favorite founders, inspiring companies, or sexual harassment in the workplace would extend well into the evening after the cameras stopped rolling..."
"I especially love a portion where a woman named Mariama refers to shattering glass ceilings with this analogy: "It's like a door. If you come to open it and it's locked, you break it."
"Erin Bagwell named 2015 Levo 100 Honoree. Levo 100 celebrates inspiring Millennials who are transforming the world as we know it. "
"I had never created anything that elicited such an intense reaction, and I knew from then on that I wanted to chase that feeling for the rest of my life."
"The film every little girl (and grown-up girl, too) should see. It may just change how she dreams."
"But before they kicked back with soda and popcorn, Clinique (in partnership with TED) debuted a video featuring Erin Bagwell, as part of its Smart Ideas campaign: A search to bring the next smart idea to life."
Watch Erin on FOX Business Risk & Reward with Deirdre Bolton.
The Washington Post
"Feeling starved for stories of inspiration — she launched Feminist Wednesday, originally a newsletter sent to 20 friends that has since blossomed into a feminist storytelling platform."
Gotham Gal Blog
"We all need to see this and leave the film with goosebumps."
"98% of companies in the U.S. are run by men, and a lot of those companies are trying to sell products to women based on what they think you want. Guess what – you don’t need anyone to translate for you."
"You may not realize it, but you already have what it takes to be successful. You have the tools, you have the power, you just need to discover it in yourself."
"Don’t be afraid to take the first step and write, paint, code, or film your way to failure. Every step you take pushes you toward something greater."
"I also want to change the way we view women in society...You can be beautiful and strong and 100 other things. I want to give another perspective of what we can be as women."