The Tory Burch Foundation has launched its inaugural Fellows Competition to fill a 10-spot fellowship created to help empower women entrepreneurs.
Over 500 candidates applied for the fellowship and two New Orleans entrepreneurs are current finalists out of 30 remaining women.
TrueSchool Studio is a education tecnhology startup designing systems-change solutions to improve student outcomes. Founder Amy Vreeland is one of the finalists in the national competition.
Ericka Lassair, founder of Diva Dawg, is also in the running for her company, the first and only hot dog food truck in New Orleans.
You can vote every day through April 22 to help the New Orleans entrepreneurs secure a spot in the inaugural fellows competition.
After voting is complete, the organization will select the final 10 fellows who will receive mentorship and coaching for one year, funds towards business education, and the opportunity to compete for a grant investment of $100,000.