Welcome to Second Life, a podcast spotlighting successful women who’ve made major career changes—and fearlessly mastered the pivot. Hosted by Hillary Kerr, co-founder and chief content officer at Who What Wear, each episode will give you a direct line to women who are game changers in their fields. Subscribe to Second Life on iTunes, and stay tuned.
This week, we’re rebroadcasting and expanding upon one of our favorite episodes from the archives, which happens to be our very first Second Life episode, with Jen Atkin.
In addition to being the most influential celebrity hairstylist in the world (according to none other than The New York Times), Atkin is the founder of Mane Addicts, Mane University, and, of course Ouai Haircare.
Believe it or not, Atkin got her start in the hair world as a receptionist at a salon after doing a series of odd jobs upon moving … Read the rest