Chloe Popove, @cpopovee: Chloe’s first business, an online clothing consignment store, My Modern Closet, earned her a spot on BC Business’s Top 30 Under 30. Over the course of two years, she grew from a one-woman enterprise to operating a profitable e-commerce platform with five part-time employees and five freelance writers. She learned what it takes to build a trusted brand, grow a loyal following, and get people talking. Now, having moved on to a position as a branding strategist, she focuses on elevating companies that are defying the status quo. After graduating from Kwantlen Polytechnic University with a diploma in public relations, she has spent six years honing her skills in the digital realm with powerhouse companies like Nectar Juicery and Babe Rally. Her primary skills are in content strategy, visual storytelling, and building communities online and in real life.
Nicolle Hodges, @nicolledoublel: Nicolle has nearly a decade’s worth of experience in journalism and contributes to real estate, lifestyle, and travel publications, such as Monte Cristo Magazine, Daily Hive, and Black Press, to name a few. After graduating from BCIT's Broadcast and Online Journalism program, she became an on-air host and producer at CTV Vancouver. As a freelance journalist, some of her most notable stories include reporting in Greece during the refugee crisis, interviewing some of Canada’s most influential business owners, and covering the JUNO Awards in Winnipeg and Hamilton. Prior to co-founding Girls Who Say Fuck, Nicolle was the editor of ValleyBuzz - an online publication where she led a team of writers in the development and execution of the platform’s digital editorial and social media. As an “influencer,” she works with brands to host events and run social media campaigns.