May 9, 2017
With a readership of 2 million, Latina Magazine is the largest women’s magazine edited by and for Latin women. It’s the flagship property of Latina Media Venture which, “remains completely focused on celebrating the culture, honoring the past and enriching the future of Latina women in the U.S.” VerkyBaldonado, who has been part of the LMV family since 2009, was named Latina’s Fashion Director in 2013. She has since taken on a more global role as Latina Media Venture’s Editor-At-Large. Join us and get to know this accomplished, engaging, creative woman.
Feb 7, 2017
Edris Nicholls was fascinated watching her grandmother work her magic as a hair stylist on the island of St. Vincent, and knew at a young age, she wanted to do exactly that. At 15 Edris joined her mother in New York...and eventually perfected her craft at several salons, later working as a freelance stylist in Paris and Milan. Edris opened her own salon in 2003 in Manhattan's Flatiron District. Known for her aesthetic and multicultural approach to her craft, Edris Salon caters to a very diverse clientele. Here's yet another conversation with creative woman who has so much to share.
Dec 20, 2016
Khuraira Musa's career as a successful make up artist and creator of a cosmetics line that bears her name is a far cry from her humble beginnings in a small village in Northern Nigeria. Life began in an orphanage after her mother died in childbirth. She was later adopted by an aunt, who had very little. They lived in a mud hut with no electricity or running water. What Khuraira says she didn't lack, was a tremendous amount of love. Listen in as she shares the details of her life in Nigeria and here in the States in this riveting, no-holds barred conversation.
Aug 23, 2016
Get up close and personal with EMME, the world's first curvy supermodel, whose career spans more than 2 decades. She's a recognized advocate for positive female body image, giving women a platform to feel beautiful and empowered. A tv personality, author, businesswoman and creator of her own clothing lines, EMME was the first model invited to appear before a Congressional subcommittee looking into how to increase public awareness of eating and body disorders. Needless to say, there's plenty to talk about!
Jul 21, 2015
If you want more Friday Jones, you're in luck! Listen in to Part 2 of my conversation with this creative, engaging, out there, impressive woman who's not afraid to tell it like it is.
Jul 14, 2015
It's estimated 1 in 5 adults in the U.S. has at least one tattoo. One of the body artists responsible for that statistic is Friday Jones. She has a studio on Manhattan's 5th Avenue and in Porto, Montenegro. Tune in to Part 1 of this no-holds barred conversation with a classically trained artist who shares what it's like to make it in a mostly man's world.
May 19, 2015
Hera Navassardian was 21 when she began modeling for Bob Mackie, Geoffrey Beene, Zandra Rhodes and other famous designers. During her 30+ years in the fashion business, Hera has also worked as a makeup artist and stylist. In 2007 she opened Klymaxx Unlimited, a boutique and transformation studio in Provincetown, Mass. for women AND men that includes the LGBT community. Hera's got plenty to share in this engaging conversation.
Apr 14, 2015
Nicole Bryl's mission? To make people look and feel their most beautiful whether they're walking the Red Carpet, posing for a fashion spread or making a television appearance. The celebrity make up artist has been doing just that for the last 30 years. Her client list includes Brooke Shields, Debra Messing, Naomi Watts, Melania and Ivanka Trump. She's created and developed her own product line - Nicole Bryl Artisanal Vitamin C Skin Care. Hear Nicole's personal and professional story.
Mar 10, 2015
This week we revisit our conversation with Wendy Crawford. On a summer day in 1984, while driving to the airport for her first international modeling gig, 19 year old Canadian Wendy Crawford was
hit by a drunk driver. Wendy never walked again. As she struggled to
come to terms with life as a quadriplegic, Wendy saw the need to develop
a way to raise awareness of, and become an advocate for, women facing
physical challenges. So, in 2002, she founded mobileWomen.org, an online
magazine that provides information and a community for women in
wheelchairs. Her story is one we all need to hear.
Feb 10, 2015
Author, social thought leader, innovator, Robin Rice doesn't believe in the status quo, especially when it's not working. And to that end, her company, Be Who You Are Productions, is behind a wide range of free creative social change projects including Stop The Beauty Madness Campaign and YourHolidayMom.com. Tune in to a conversation that is thought provoking, empowering and even somewhat unorthodox.