Everything You Need to Know About Natalee Barnett’s Women’s-only Gym

On Jan. 30, Natalee Barnett tweeted “I’m only 21 and I’m about to build a women’s-only gym.”  Not even 24 hours later, the tweet had gone viral and currently has almost 500 thousand likes and 30 thousand retweets. It’s safe to say that a women’s-only gym is not only a want, but a necessity in […]

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Audrey Donovan

Today’s #SheroSpotlight is Audrey Donovan, founder of Nana’s Book Bundles. Audrey launched her online book bundle business in August of 2020 as her first entrepreneurial endeavor. Inspired by her grandmother’s passion for reading, Audrey hopes to instill the same passion in her customers and I’m so excited to feature her on the blog today! What […]

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Johnstown-based Coffee House Threads Was Inspired by Paige Colley’s Childhood Memories

In 2017, Johnstown, Ohio-native Paige Colley started thrifting and selling clothes on Instagram as a side hobby. Three years later, in November 2020, she branded the business as Coffee House Threads at her first pop-up shop at a local coffee house. With this pop-up, Coffee House Threads officially became Paige’s full-time job.  When she was […]

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NEAT Method Organizes Your Home & Clears Your Mind

Cincinnati-native Devan Miller always knew she wanted to own her own business. When she was 12 years old, she had her first gig as a babysitter and three years later she started working her first official job. As someone who always had a passion for finding new ways to make money, Devan’s entrepreneurial mindset is […]

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TamTak Jewelry Sells Jewelry “As Unique As You”

Tam Nguyen has always believed in promoting positive energy. While growing up in Vietnam, she became committed to learning about the Four Immeasurable of Buddhism [kindness, compassion, appreciating joy and equanimity] and what these four traits entail.  Tam knew she wanted to take what she has learned and spread it to the communities around her […]

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The Womanish Experience Aims to Educate & Inspire

When Danyelle and Dionna Gray began working on a social media networking app for women, they recognized an energy at their events that was unlike anything either of them had experienced before. Wanting to tap into this positive energy, the sisters dove into the world of experiential exhibits and launched the Womanish Experience in Chicago […]

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Simone Lomack

Simone Lomack is currently a senior studying psychology at the University of Cincinnati. In addition to a full course load, Simone is also the founder of Root Talk Magazine [founded in 2018], an online publication dedicated to showcasing and empowering Black women. I feel so fortunate that I was able to have a conversation with […]

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Pacific Coast Design Offers Fashionable Way to #MaskUp

When Jacinta Harshe, a senior at the University of Washington, was laid off due to the COVID-19 pandemic, she was left with a lot of free time. After realizing that face masks were quickly becoming part of society’s “new normal,” and her aversion to the basic blue surgical masks, she decided to fill that free […]

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Paper City Coffee Serves More Than Just Coffee to Chillicothe Community

Meg Vanbuskirk comes from a family of small business owners, but never envisioned herself as an entrepreneur. Instead, as a young girl she dreamed of being a teacher and graduated college with a degree in English education. It wasn’t until 2016, after she had been teaching high school English for six years, that Meg opened […]

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Casey Hilmer

Today’s Shero Spotlight is Casey Hilmer, co-owner of Power Ryde, an indoor cycling studio located in Cincinnati! Casey owns Power Ryde with her mother, Meg, and is dedicated to not only encouraging the community to live active lifestyles, but to also giving back to her community. When Casey was 13, she was attacked by a […]

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Columbus-based Jolie Occasions is More Than a Boutique

Like many ambitious women, Stephanie Tersigni always had a very vivid dream of where she wanted to end up in life: owning a small fashion boutique. But, for Stephanie this was a long-term goal. She didn’t expect to open her own business just four years after graduating from college and she definitely could not have […]

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Cleveland-based Artist Hopes to Make Emotional Impact Through Art

On May 15, Kaylie Harden posted three images of handmade jewelry displays on her Twitter account. Each display features a corkboard area and a wire section for storing earrings, a rod for rings, a wooden shelf and three hanging hooks for necklaces. Plus, they are all hand painted in a variety of colors and themes.  […]

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Shero Spotlight: Tori Cingolani Riapo

Today’s Shero Spotlight is business owner Tori Cingolani Riapo! I met Tori through mutual friends on Instagram and have become so inspired by the way she effortlessly owns and manages not one, but TWO businesses! Tori opened Lynn and Barrett, an online women’s fashion boutique with her mom in 2016 and St. Terra, a sustainable […]

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Grouphug Solar Brings Creativity and Design to Solar Energy

When Krystal Persaud graduated from the Georgia Institute of Technology with a degree in industrial design, she struggled to find a job in her field. What would typically be seen as a roadblock for most people, halting their careers, was simply just one obstacle that Persaud knew she had to overcome. So, she took a […]

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