Entrepreneur, artist, designer, director, producer, educator and writer.
Jody Levy has always been a passionate and purposeful woman, not to mention persistent. When Levy has a vision, she sees it through. Founder of Stitch Experience Design + Assembly and most recently World Waters, which launched its first product WTRMLN WTR in 2013, both ventures focus on intention. And with investors such as Beyoncé behind her latest venture, you can be sure World Waters is intended for success. A down-to-earth, woman maker and creator Levy is helping pave the way for a more sustainable and socially conscious future.
Q: Where is home?
A: I am a global nomad. Home is in New York City but I flow through Detroit, Denver, LA and more.
Q: Mantra you live by?
A: Only This Moment Is Life.
Q: Favorite song of all time?
A: Carly Simon’s Let The River Run – from Working Girl. I know funny right.
Q: Last album you listened to
A: I listen to a lot of underground DJ sets. Right now I am into Satori, Be Svedson, Goldcap and more.
Q: A woman you admire?
A: So many women I admire!! My sister Melissa Levy, Beyonce Knowles-Carter, Maya Angelou, Yoko Ono, Mary Wells Lawrence, the list goes on and on and on.
Q: ‘Other’ is about loving what makes you different. It’s about being yourself. What’s ‘other’ about you?
A: I flow by my intuition and I trust that the universe provides. This keeps me in the realm of other in every possible way.
Q: Complete the sentence. When I wake up in the morning I -----
A: Try to see the sun rise, meditate and dip into gratitude. Then I drink my Bulletproof coffee and dive in!
Q: Best advice you’ve ever been given?
A: Sometimes the best deals are those you walk away from. My dad John Levy.
Q: One thing not many people know about you?
A: I am the softest most sensitive person you have ever met. ☺
Q: Your advice to an emerging maker?
A: Follow the things that make you feel like you can’t wait to wake up in the morning with ideas dripping from your fingertips!
Q: The time I nearly gave up…explain.
A: When I have too many plates spinning at once I fantasy about moving to a farm and living off the land. But I don’t give up.