By Diane Rosenthal, Executive Director, NFTE Fairchester
Since she was a little girl, Stephanie Foxworth has dreamed of owning multiple businesses. One of her most ambitious plans involved building an amusement park. When that proved a bit beyond the parameters of the NFTE BizCamp she was taking, she focused on one component of it: making and selling chocolate covered apples.
At 8 years-old, Natasha watched the Academy Awards on TV and drew the red carpet fashions she saw, changing them to suit her own ideas. At 13, she enrolled in a pre-college design class
at the Fashion Institute of Technology. At 14, armed with a work permit, she discovered that New York City stores were only hiring 16 and 18 year olds. She put her experience of reading