Stacy Igel: Embracing the Calm in the Chaos

Join us for an in-store discussion with entrepreneur Stacy Igel, author of the new book, Embracing the Calm in the Chaos: How to Find Success in Business and Life Through Perseverance, Connection, and Collaboration. Fashion designer Stacy Igel shares her journey of launching her worldwide brand BOY MEETS GIRL while powering through personal struggles. Stacy shows readers that being an overnight success is never the aim, and what matters most isn't how long it takes to accomplish your dreams but that you never give up. Stacy will be in conversation with actress and producer Ami Ankin. 

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More About the Book: Embracing the Calm in the Chaos will walk you through the highs and lows of creating a business. It shares how to rise up from the midst of discouragement, what it's like to hire and fire employees, best practices for collaborating with celebrities and philanthropic organizations, and the rollercoaster ride of making deals and partnerships. Stacy Igel, founder of global impact brand, BOY MEETS GIRL, shares the twenty-year journey of building her company from the ground up while powering through life's challenges. Her book is a realistic, unvarnished look at what it means to be a businessperson, a woman, and a parent. This book is a captivating, practical guide for new entrepreneurs, mompreneurs, and established entrepreneurs looking for insights and inspiration.

More About the Author: Stacy Igel is the founder and creative director of BOY MEETS GIRL, a global impact brand known for its iconic double-silhouette logo and purposeful, edgy, contemporary athleisure wear. Stacy has had exclusive fashion partnerships with Paris’s Colette, Bergdorf Goodman, Saks Fifth Avenue and Target to name just a few. She collaborates with musical artists, athletes, and activists making an impact, as well as organizations including the Young Survival Coalition, BullyBust, Human Rights Watch, Youth Over Guns, and many others. Stacy and BOY MEETS GIRL have been featured in ElleCosmopolitanTeen VogueWomen’s Wear DailyThe New York Times, and dozens more. She is the co-creator and cohost of the podcast #MOMSGOTTHIS, featured on Forbes as a “women-created podcast everyone should be listening to right now.” Stacy is a frequent lecturer and panelist on subjects like social media, philanthropy, branding, and entrepreneurship, and just authored her first book. 

More About Our Conversation Partner: Born and raised in Wilmette and a New Trier Alum, Ami Ankin is an actress and producer working in theater, film and television, splitting time between NYC and LA. As a voice over artist, Ami can be heard on several promos ranging from Late Night with Seth Meyers on NBC to The CW to PBS and the WNBA. Ami produced the award-winning film, The Living Wake, and has worked in the New York theater world. She was also on the producing team for the Tony Award-winning Broadway musical, Kinky Boots. Ami is developing a film and stage project based on her family’s story, as her grandparents are Holocaust survivors. 

Event date: 

Thursday, May 4, 2023 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm

Event address: 

The Book Stall
811 Elm Street
Winnetka, IL 60093
Embracing the Calm in the Chaos: How to Find Success in Business and Life Through Perseverance, Connection, and Collaboration By Stacy Igel Cover Image
ISBN: 9781400234936
Availability: Not on hand, usually available within 1-5 Days
Published: HarperCollins Leadership - March 7th, 2023


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