Fundraising in Style with Sharifa Murdock


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Show Overview:

We talk to Sharifa Murdock, the founder and Co-Owner of Liberty Fashion & Lifestyle Fairs, about her experience in fashion and fundraising. 


About GFGF:

The Get Found Get Funded podcast is at the intersection of entrepreneurship and social justice where we focus on entrepreneurship as a possible path to wealth creation — specifically for Black and Latinx communities.


Featured Guest: Sharifa Murdock

Liberty Fashion & Lifestyle Fairs company



Personal website


Key Takeaways: 

  • Make sure that if you’re leaving your job, you’re doing it for your passion project.
  • Millennials are less willing to wait for the jobs they want but need to make sure their work lives up to their boldness. 


3:45 – How did Sharifa get into fashion? 

12:09 – Going from a high six figure to seven figure fashion company and beyond.

18:35 – Sharifa’s views on the boldness of the younger generations.  

27:37 – Millennials impact on the fashion industry.

37:01 – Companies Sharifa has her eye on.


Items Mentioned in the Show:

Rent the Runway

RTR @ Paris, Fashion Week


Quotes from the Show:

  • “People see you in Paris and in Japan and they're like, it's cool, which is I always remind myself like, I can't complain, because this is an opportunity that not too many people get.”
  • “Don't ever leave your real job until you find your- your passion project.”
  • “But we were taught, like you said, Just be quiet. Wait, wait, wait, the waiting game is a problem. It is not that way anymore.”
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