Businesswoman offers more than 8,000 euros and airline tickets to any part of the world to all employees

Founder women’s clothing company Spanx decided to offer all its workers two first-class plane tickets to any part of the world and $10,000 (about 8,600 euros) to spend on the trip.

This offer comes after Spanx closed a deal with the company Blackstone, worth 1.2 billion dollars.

When I started the company, I wrote that it would one day be worth 20 million euros. But, everyone laughed at me”, stated Sara Blakely in an emotional speech.

The founder also took the opportunity to talk about the importance of women in the business world and how they have little funding for their ideas.

50% of entrepreneurs are women, but only 2.3% of venture capital funding goes to women. Just to see how big a gap there is, stressed.

In his toast he paid homage to the women who came before me, and to all the women in the world who have not had this opportunity”.

The moment when Sara Blakely offers the trips was shared on her Instagram account and you can see the shock and emotion of the workers.

It was an emotional announcement filled with happy tears, acknowledging how far we’ve come. I really want each employee to celebrate this moment in their own way and create a memory that will last a lifetime.”, expressed.

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