Daria Burke is an absolute business powerhouse. As the ultimate multi-hyphenate holding prestigious titles such as business leader, board director, investor, advisor, and writer, Burke spent her career building iconic brands within the beauty and fashion industries at global companies such as L’Oréal and Estée Lauder, and she was even one of the early employees of Rent the Runway. She also spearheaded fashion, retail, and beauty partnerships at Facebook and later joined JustFab as the chief marketing officer. As a marketing executive, she has worked on partnerships with celebrity trailblazers, including Tracee Ellis Ross, Kelly Rowland, and Ayesha Curry—to name a few.
There’s no denying that Burke has been at the forefront of fashion and beauty, constantly evolving and expanding the boundaries around her.
Last year, amid her remarkable corporate successes, Burke had a pivotal career reckoning that led her to reexamine what truly fulfilled her, ultimately inspiring her to significantly adjust her career. Today, she is an active board member and advisor to companies that empower her and, more importantly, businesses she feels authentically connected to, such as Gabrielle Union and Dwyane Wade’s babycare brand Proudly and Moon Juice. She has also committed her time to examining and understanding the human potential to reach the core of who she is. This work included taking Tara Swart’s Neuroscience for Business course at MIT. And today, Burke shares her insights through various publications like HuffPost and Fast Company to help others unlock their fullest potential.
Listen to the latest episode of Second Life to hear how Burke’s past corporate life in various dynamic cultures and environments eventually led her to discover the power of emotional intelligence and maximize her ultimate potential.
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