Creating a new business outlet for busy moms while also appealing to working women who can’t shop during the day eventually landed Monroe on Forbes’ list of “8 Self-Made Women To Watch In 2015,” alongside Sandra Bullock and Jessica Alba, where her worth was estimated at $200 million.
The founder, president and CEO of Thirty-One Gifts has built her personalized purse-and-bag empire by understanding and appreciating what women want and need. As noted on the company’s website, “Thirty-One was founded on the simple premise of empowering women by giving them the opportunity to own their own business.”
Monroe’s success has been enhanced by also being able to tap into others’ expertise to help her develop as a woman business owner.
As Thirty-One Gifts looks to grow well past the billion-dollar revenue mark, Monroe put together