Collaborating on the Best Lemonade: Ruth Jean-Marie and Carmen Kissel-Verrier on The Backpack Show

Episode Description

On this episode of The Backpack Show with Chris Brogan and Kerry O'Shea Gorgone, we'll talk with Ruth Jean-Marie. She founded The August Project to alleviate poverty in underdeveloped countries. They also partner strategically to create one of a kind items whose income goes to fund on- the-ground projects in underdeveloped countries. Their most famous item was a sneaker with Nike that sold out in 4 days. We can’t wait to talk with Ruth!

We'll also meet Carmen Kissel-Verrier, a former international exotic dancer who wrote the memoir, "The Butcher Shop Girl:" A girl escapes a broken and violent home, works various odd jobs, becomes an exotic dancer, has an affair with a hot DEA agent, rubs elbows with Hell's Angels, and gets caught up with a cartel in South America. She then escapes and becomes a self-made millionaire and branding expert. Phew! That’s quite the adventure, so don’t miss this show!