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What Inspired Zady.com Co-Founder and Why it Made Her Parents Cry

Soraya Darabi left a job at The New York Times to start a company with her best friend from high school. The pair created Zady.com, a shopping platform that focuses on sustainable sourcing (think Whole Foods for clothing), is already wildly successful.

Darabi was recently featured on the cover of Fast Company’s “Most Creative People in Business” issue and was named one of Inc. Magazine’s “30 Under 30″ and Ad Age’s “25 People in Media to Follow on Twitter.” She joined us to talk about what it was like to strike out on her own, and what inspired her to start Zady.

Credit: Alexandra DiPalma

What Inspired Zady.com Co-Founder and Why it Made Her Parents Cry

Soraya Darabi left a job at The New York Times to start a company with her best friend from high school. The pair created Zady.com, a shopping platform that focuses on sustainable sourcing (think Whole Foods for clothing), is already wildly successful.

Darabi was recently featured on the cover of Fast Company’s “Most Creative People in Business” issue and was named one of Inc. Magazine’s “30 Under 30″ and Ad Age’s “25 People in Media to Follow on Twitter.” She joined us to talk about what it was like to strike out on her own, and what inspired her to start Zady.

Credit: Alexandra DiPalma

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