E3 P1 : Jessica Honegger

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This week, Hannah and Maggie welcome Jessica Honegger, the founder of Noonday Collection, a social impact brand of jewelry and accessories made by artisans in vulnerable communities. In part one, Jessica shares the inspiration for starting her company, how she overcame her fears when she became a leader, and why we should take off our “bubble wrap”.

About Jessica Honegger: Jessica is an award-winning social entrepreneur with a passion for catalyzing others to step outside their comfort zones and live lives of purpose. Honegger is the founder and co-CEO of Noonday Collection, a fast-growing social impact fashion brand dedicated to designing and selling an inspired collection of jewelry and accessories made by Artisans in vulnerable communities. By harnessing a passionate community of social entrepreneurs called Ambassadors who sell Noonday’s accessories at Trunk Shows in their communities, Noonday has been able to create dignified jobs for over 4,400 Artisans. Noonday Collection was featured in Inc. magazine’s 2015 list of the 5,000 fastest growing companies in America at number 45. Jessica won the Ernst and Young Entrepreneur of the Year for central Texas in 2017.

Jessica is also host of The Going Scared Podcast, a multi-faceted show for the multi-passionate person with a focus on courage and social impact. Her first book, Imperfect Courage, was released in August 2018.