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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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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A Tale of Two Biddies

NIK ADAMS & EBONI MERRIMAN NEW YORK CITY LIFESTYLE BLOGGERS, A TALE OF TWO BIDDIES Describe a day in the life of Nik and Eboni of A Tale of Two Biddies. Both of our days typically start really early. We try and get in some stretching or sun salutations and really reflect on what we’re […]

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Shawna Strayhorn

Photo Credit: Amelia Alpaugh SHAWNA STRAYHORN | NEW YORK CITY DIRECTOR OF BUSINESS INTELLIGENCE AT REFINERY 29 How did you get started with your career? How does your current role as Director of Business Intelligence at Refinery29 reflect your personal aesthetic? I graduated from Harvard in 2007. From there, I went into management consulting, a ripe […]

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Marinell Montales

Image c/o Marinell Montales MARINELL MONTALES | JERSEY CITY PHOTOGRAPHER & FOUNDER OF DOWNTOWN, NATCH! Describe a day in the life of Marinell Montales in one sentence. I wake up, check Instagram and Twitter feeds, then my two go-to fashion blogs (manrepeller.com & whowhatwear.com before getting to The Warehouse Cafe — once there, I drink […]

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Chloe-Lynn Ordonez

CHLOË-LYNN ORDOÑEZ Founder & Designer of Clo Hair Bows + Clo Bow Ties Describe a day in the life of Chloë-Lynn Ordoñez: I wake up and snooze for 10 minutes. Before my alarm goes off again, either I’ll sleep or I’ll check Instagram, see what’s new on Feedly, and lightly scan my emails. I get out of […]

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