Three Things I Wish I Had Known in My 20’s: Alexandra Buckley Voris and Maggie Jones Patton

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Alexandra Buckley Voris and Maggie Jones Patton are the founders of the NY-based kids’ food company, Bitsy’s Brainfood.

After many years of working in education and non-profit, they got to a point where they realized that they had to solve some of the problems that they kept seeing over and over. They decided to go into the business of making the world better for everybody!

They wanted to create a food brand with products that were truly good for kids, not just “not

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Picture Overload from Providence

Like I have mentioned before, I am not very creative when it comes to titling my blog posts. What you see is what you get. As you can imagine from the title, this post contains tons of pictures from my trip to Providence, Rhode Island for The Lady Project Summit.

When I went to school in Boston, I always wanted to visit Providence, but I never made it. I was excited to have a few days before The Summit to explore the city. It is a cute little place with tons of interesting history, delicious food and fun

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Career Confidential: Natashah Keikhosrow Torki

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Position / Job title?: Managing Director/COO at Beauty by Dolly

1. When you were a kid, what did you want to be when you grew up?

When I was a kid, I’ve always wanted to be a restaurateur and ultimately have my own business. I’ve always had an entrepreneurial mindset.

2. Fast-forward several years/decades. How did you land (or create) your current position?

I didn’t land or create my position. I had to fight long and hard to be where I

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What’s Up with Glam?

This week was AWESOME! I honestly didn’t even realize how awesome, until I sat down to write this post. Since last week’s edition, there has been so much progress!

I was running around like a crazy person all week…between juggling Glamtrepreneur meetings, keeping up with my PR clients, and blogging/social media, it was definitely exhausting. However, I wouldn’t want it any other way.

I met with 4 different organizations to see if they would be interested in teaming up to put on a pop-up business plan writing workshop this summer. And, holy crap, all of them

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Three Things I Wish I Had Known in My 20’s: Hilary Genga

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With bathing suit season right around the corner, I thought Hilary Genga, Founder of Trunkettes Swimwear, would be a timely fit for “3 Things”.

The inspiration for Trunkettes? Hilary used to pair her husband’s swim trunks with her cute bikini tops. She was tired of waiting for women’s swimwear to catch up, so she decided to create her own line. The collection now consists of their staple feminine spin on traditional men’s swim trunks, tankinis, one-pieces, mix & match styles, dresses and sarongs. With plans

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Recap: The Lady Project Summit

So this past weekend, I had the honor of going to Providence, RI to attend The Lady Project Summit. If you follow any of my social media channels, you probably saw that I had the best time ever.

It was inspiring and motivating to be around a group of ladies with interesting jobs or side hustles. Everyone that I spoke to was trying to do something major with their life. In the past, I have always hated networking or conferences because small talk is awkward. However, at The Summit, I felt like we all kinda instantaneously became

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Career Confidential: Karena Simon

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Full name?: Karena Simon

Position / Job title?: Founder & Executive Director of Lillie B. Girls

1. When you were a kid, what did you want to be when you grew up?

A singer and I wanted to build “homeless shelter hotels” all over the world.

2. Fast-forward several years/decades. How did you land (or create) your current position?

I researched and studied nonprofit business and entrepreneurship. I networked and utilized my writing and creative abilities to devise a workshop plan that teaches girls the

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What I Wore: Nautical Themed

Greetings from Providence, RI!

I got here yesterday morning, and I spent some time just wandering the city. I walked around downtown, RISD, and the river. Then, ate an amazing dinner at The Grange. The poutine was out-of-control delicious. This morning, I am going to head over to Brown, just to say I have been there.

Oh, but not before I stop at Dunkin Donuts for an iced coffee. Here’s the thing, there are Dunkin Donuts in Austin, but they are few and far between. In Boston and NYC, they are everywhere, so that is all I

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What’s Up with Glam?

Growing up, going to college, getting a job, and finding a way to support myself was never an option. It was a given.

In 2006, when I left San Antonio (where I had lived my whole life) to go to school in Boston, all I knew was that I had to find something that I could do for the rest of my life. I didn’t have the slightest idea of what that would be exactly, but hey, that is what college is for right?!

I knew a job was a job, but I wanted to find something that I could

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Three Things I Wish I Had Known in My 20’s: Michelle McCloskey

MichelleMcCloskeyHeadshot_RunAroundBetties.jpgI have noticed a few running themes since starting this column: most successful entrepreneurs got bitten by the bug early and they usually don’t stop with just one or two businesses.

OC-native, Michelle McCloskey is no different. With three successful businesses under her belt, she decided to start Run Around Betties, a company that puts a unique twist on personal assistants.

Run Around Betties is the brainchild of this former overworked assistant and caters to multitasking moms and busy business people who need a Bettie or a Bob

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