CEO & Co-Founder, The Etho
Sydney Sherman is the CEO and Co-Founder of The Etho, an online marketplace that connects conscious consumers with ethical brands and artisans. With products ranging all the way from beauty and fashion to home goods and necessities, The Etho provides a curated and vetted experience for all customers. Before starting The Etho, Sydney built and ran a small business that linked administrative assistants with local start-ups, nonprofits and other clients in the Austin, Texas area. Before that, Sydney worked for a small advertising company, and ran Monty & Joie, a dress company she started in college. Sydney has volunteered doing environmental/wildlife conservation in Cambodia, and throughout Texas, with organizations like Refugee Services of Texas. She also mentored high school girls through ChickTech, an Austin non-profit dedicated to retaining women in the technology workforce and increasing the number of women and girls pursuing technology-based careers and sex trafficking victims through Restore in New York City. Sydney earned her BS in Advertising and Business Foundations at UT-Austin, and studied Media and Global Change at the Salzburg Academy in Austria. She earned her MBA from the Acton School of Business.