Christie Garton is an award-winning social entrepreneur and creator of UChic.com, an on-fashion lifestyle brand whose mission is to help young women find the path to achieving their goals – in school, in work and in life. Following a “for us, by us” model, UChic sells fashion accessories to fund the 1,000 Dreams Mission scholarship program, which provides funding to help girls follow and explore their dreams.
Christie is also an acclaimed author of the best-selling college guidebook for women, UChic: The College Girl’s Guide to Everything, which has sold more than 100,000 copies. She has penned six books in total on various facets of the college experience and millennial generation. UChic.com and Christie Garton have appeared on The Today Show, PIX, TV, FOX News, The Couch and has contributed to USA Today, The Wall Street Journal, The Huffington Post, U.S.News & World Report and Seventeen. Christie is a graduate of the University of Kansas and also earned a J.D. from the University of Pennsylvania School of Law.
Fashion With a Purpose: Be stylish and do good (December 26, 2014)