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Dorian Howard: How She Went From a Big Shot Studio Executive to Startup Founder


More and more people are now are starting companies at a young age, some of them don’t have any corporate experience whatsoever. However, could not having any corporate experience be a potential crutch? Meet Dorian Howard, she is the Co-founder of Milk & Honey Shoes, an e-commerce site that offers customized designs for woman’s shoes. She first started out in the entertainment industry, and worked her way up to becoming Vice President For Production at Paramount. There,  she oversaw films including “The Last Airbender” and “G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra.” However, after more than a decade in the entertainment business, she let go of everything she had to pursue her dream of becoming an entrepreneur. She sacrificed her fancy title, her own personalized parking spot, and financial stability to build her company in a small office in Downtown Los Angeles — all this in an attempt to make her mark in the startup world, a place where many has tried and failed.