WIFI hosted an event in St. Louis on Wednesday, October 1st at The Hearth Room with speaker and guest Diane Straub. Women from companies including Brown Shoe, Footwear Unlimited, Mojo Moxy Elan Polo, Bronx Diba and many other companies came together to hear about Diane’s journey in the footwear industry. The evening started out with everyone having a chance to mingle and network with other woman in the industry.
Diane Straub, who is currently President Betsey Johnson, Steve Madden, Inc. spoke to the WIFI group about how she found shoes fascinating, fun and very complex but most importantly she found her passion. Diane started in the industry was as a shoe model and this opportunity led her to a series of different roles with a few companies. She inspired woman in the room to go after what they want and to find their true passion in the industry.
The evening finished up with a great Q &A session and everyone looking forward to the next spring event.
The event was sponsored by Footwear Unlimited.
About the Author: Jessica Ulrich is VP of Sales at MOJO MOXY.