So What Do You Do, Vanessa Valenti, Co-founder of and Fresh Speakers?

The social entrepreneur talks mixing business with passion, paying it forward and, of course, that viral street-harassment video.

Women have always had a voice. What we haven’t always had is a platform to use it, not a ready-made one anyway. In 2004, Vanessa Valenti and her sister, Jessica Valenti, launched, pulling from women’s legacy of activism, remixing it with a digital interface and providing a media mouthpiece for the gender-equality dialogue.