Tannis Spencer

TANNIS SPENCER WRITER/DIRECTOR/FOUNDER OF THEMICOLE.COM NEW YORK, NY How does your craft reflect your personal aesthetic? I think my personal aesthetic has actually influenced my craft more. I adopted a minimalist aesthetic early in my adult life and that comes across in my work relatively strongly. I’ve really tried to focus on noise reduction in […]

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Ariel Lopez

Image of Ariel Lopez c/o Innov8tiv.com Ariel Lopez is a career coach at General Assembly – and founder of 2020Shift, a social enterprise that is designed to educate black and latino millennials on careers in the technology space. I was most impressed by Ariel’s work with 2020Shift – dedicated to setting students and recent graduates up for success, but most importantly filling the diversity gap with talent by […]

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Darling Chuck

ANDREA “DREA” RAMOS AKA DARLING CHUCK DJ QUEENS, NEW YORK I met Drea at a mutual friend’s Ugly Christmas Sweater party in Brooklyn about three years ago. Back then, she was a fashion casting director who juggled a couple of DJ gigs after work – but despite her hectic schedule, Drea kept it going. As we kept in […]

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Rana Campbell

RANA CAMPBELL CONTENT STRATEGIST & FOUNDER OF RANACAMPBELL.COM ORANGE, NEW JERSEY Earlier this year, I had the pleasure of meeting Rana Campbell, Princeton University alumni and Founder of lifestyle website: RanaCampbell.com. Rana and I instantly bonded over our passion for bridging the gap between vision and reality – as she shared her website’s mission to help individuals shine in their […]

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Melissa Mercado

MELISSA MERCADO ARTIST PG COUNTY, MARYLAND Behind every artist is a muse; behind every successful man is a hardworking woman – and it takes a strong foundation for couples to thrive together in an ever-changing industry to help each other grow and stay on top of their game. I met Melissa through a good friend of mine, […]

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Riana Stellburg

RIANA STELLBURG AKA DJ TITTAHBYTE HONOLULU, HAWAII Music connected me with Honolulu-based DJ Tittahbye a couple of years ago and I’ve been vibing to her mixes ever since from this side of the world (New York City). How does your craft reflect your personal aesthetic? For as long as I could remember music was behind […]

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Noël Descalzi-Fiorentinos

NOËL DESCALZI-FIORENTINOS FOUNDER & CREATIVE DIRECTOR OF WORK IT OUT  HOBOKEN, NEW JERSEY Thank you to Noël for sharing her journey as an entrepreneur on HIMYB.com – and personally inspiring me to choose a healthy and active lifestyle.  Tell us about Work it Out and how long you have been in business. Work it Out is […]

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Hannah Garrison

HANNAH GARRISON MOTHER, DESIGNER & CO-FOUNDER OF WEAR YOUR MUSIC NEW YORK CITY Best Advice I Have Ever Received: “Do what I love.  I know it sounds cheesy, but if you are doing something you love then you are helping the world turn.” Hannah Garrison is the co-founder of Wear Your Music. She started out handcrafting bracelets made […]

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Quiana Parks

QUIANA PARKS NEW YORK CITY DJ & FOUNDER OF DJ FOR A CURE DJ Quiana (Quiana Parks) describes a day in her life as, “… a roller coaster of art, music, and expression, but focus is the essence.” Although Quiana never has a set schedule, she has her daily rituals: fitness routines and above all – […]

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