Podcast Air Date: January 8, 2021
Liz Forkin Bohannon is the co-founder and co-CEO of Sseko Designs and the author of the bestselling book Beginner's Pluck: Build your life of purpose, passion and impact now.
Sseko Designs is a socially conscious fashion brand that works to educate and empower women across the globe. By providing employment and educational opportunities, Sseko enables women in East Africa to continue their education and become leaders in their country and our world.
Liz lives in Portland, Oregon where she and her husband and company co-founder Ben run Sseko, raise thier two sons and live in an intentional community.
"When we applied to Shark Tank it wasn't like we had that appearance as part of our marketing plan. But there's nowhere else that you can get that incredible exposure. Personally, it was so much fun and we had an amazing experience."
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The Sseko story has been featured in dozens of publications including: Vogue Magazine, Redbook Magazine, O Magazine, Inc, Fortune and others. Sseko has appeared on national broadcasts including ABC's Shark Tank and Good Morning America. Among other notable honors, Liz was recently named a top three Transformation Leader by John Maxwell, Forbes listed her as a top 20 public speaker in the U.S. and Bloomberg Businessweek named Sseko as a top social enterprise.