7 Questions with theSkimm’s Co-Founders, Carly Zakin and Danielle Weisberg
Co-Founders, Co-CEOs, and best friends Carly and Danielle tell us the worst career advice they ever received and more.
In our 7 Questions series, we ask successful women rapid-fire questions that give us a glimpse into their hearts, minds, and wardrobes. This week’s conversation features theSkimm’s co-founders and co-CEOs, Carly Zakin and Danielle Weisberg, who sat down for a chat with M.M.LaFleur’s founder and CEO, Sarah LaFleur.
theSkimm is a trusted digital media company that provides millions of women with the information they need to make confident decisions. Carly and Danielle founded theSkimm over a decade ago—but anyone who’s seen the way they finish each other’s sentences will be unsurprised to learn that they’ve been friends for even longer. In this conversation, they told Sarah about the best books they read last year, their favorite makeup products of the moment, their mutual outside-of-work obsession, and more.
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What’s one topic you can talk about for 10 minutes straight?
Carly and Danielle: The royals.
Complete the sentence: When women succeed…
Carly: …the economy does better.
Danielle: …they didn’t do it alone.