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Meet Michelle Wonsley Ford

Michelle Wonlsey Ford is a woman on a mission to infuse joy and abundance into the ways we think about, create and manage our careers.

Name: Michelle Wonsley Ford

Occupation: Founder + CEO

Location: New York

Childhood Dream Job: Fashion Designer/Journalist


*Michelle is now the Executive Director for the Center for Racial Justice in Education


Blue Dress
5 questions for you...

 1. What's the best advice you’ve ever given or received?

“Save some, spend some and give some away.”  My mom/maternal grandfather, Edward.

2. How would you describe your personal style? 

Professional bohemian.

3. What was the last thing that made you laugh out loud?

My son telling me he loves queens in response to hearing a book he pulled off our shelf was about Mary, Queen of Scotland!

4. What’s a productivity tip you swear by?  

Calendar everything!  If it’s not on the schedule, it doesn’t exist!

5. Think  of  the woman you most admire and name three qualities she exhibits.  

My mother, who is deceased.  She was intellectually curious, compassionate and thoughtful.

What's in your desk?
World's Best Entry Level Employee, Fidget Spinner, Glasses, Gold Unicorn

World's Best Entry Level Employee, Fidget Spinner, Glasses, Gold Unicorn

What's your power outfit?
Blue Dress

The Dupont Dress

Fill in the blank...
Family, Friends, Good Wine
my work, my life, my balance
Proudest Accomplishment