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TW 30th Anniversary Relaunch Events

Today’s Woman kicked off our relaunch event December 12, 2021, with a VIP brunch held at the Black Jockeys Lounge to introduce our new vision for the magazine – and celebrate 30 years of empowerment. We continued the festivities at Marketplace Restaurant where guests attended our first live taping of the Today's Woman show featuring interviews with our columnists and other amazing women highlighted in the December issue. More than 200 guests attended including Mayor Greg Fischer. Great way to kick off a new era of Sisterhood! [...]

By |2022-01-27T11:36:46-05:00December 16, 2021|Events|

Enter to Win a Gift Card to Sassy Fox!

You can win a $100 gift certificate to Sassy Fox Upscale Consignment at 150 Chenoweth Lane in Louisville. Sassy Fox offers upscale, designer clothing and accessories for the frugal fashionista. Come find your new holiday favorites! THE GIVEAWAY: One winner will receive a $100 gift certificate to Sassy Fox Upscale Consignment. DEADLINE: You have until TUESDAY, DECEMBER 21, at 11:59 PM EST to enter. Good luck!

By |2022-01-01T10:06:20-05:00December 15, 2021|Giveaways|

Wearing Your Story on Your Sleeve: Sopenny Chan

Sopenny Chan carries her family’s historical, horrific struggle on her back. Artist: Eric “Truth” Jefferson; Truth’s Tattoos; Time invested: 36+ hours involving a cover-up of a previous tattoo sittings. The Mark of Fortitude — Sopenny Chan Like many immigrants who fled Cambodia during the late 1970’s Khmer Rouge genocide, Sopenny Chan’s parents left behind everything they knew and loved in order to survive. The Khmer Rouge regime was responsible for mass famine and murder of its people resulting in the executions of an estimated 1.5-2 million people — around 25% of the country’s [...]

By |2021-12-10T17:03:38-05:00December 9, 2021|Life & Style|

Wearing Your Story on Your Sleeve: Aliyah Gray

Part of Aliyah’s tattoo also includes a dreamcatcher inspired by her sister’s love for them. “She had a five-layered dreamcatcher she slept under every night.” Artist: Lamar, Ink by Unk; time invested: 2 hours (for the first part of her tattoo). Turning Grief into Peace Aliyah Gray has found healing through paying homage to her sister Alexus who – along with her boyfriend Isaiah – died in a car accident in July of 2017. She was 16 years old. Shortly after Alexus’ death, Aliyah decided to get a tattoo sleeve reflective of her [...]

By |2021-12-10T17:03:09-05:00December 9, 2021|Life & Style|

We See You, Sis: Karla Brown Wright

Karla Brown Wright, Realtor and soon to be Broker Manager with G. Starks Realty, is passionate to help the Louisville community set and crush goals involving wealth building through real estate. Buyers, Sellers and Investors, “CALL KARLA!” Karla Brown Wright is always prepared to help others with their real estate journeys SPONSORED BY G. STARKS REALTY  | Written by Carrie Vittitoe | Photo by Kylene White For Karla Brown Wright, a real estate agent with G. Starks Realty, purchasing her first home was what first put the idea in her head that becoming [...]

By |2022-01-01T08:38:03-05:00December 7, 2021|Sponsored Sis, We See You Sis|

We See You, Sis: Dee Dee Taylor

Dee Dee Taylor left her job as a paralegal and eventually opened 502 Hemp Wellness Center in 2018. 502 Hemp Wellness Center owner hopes to educate others SPONSORED BY 502 HEMP  | Written by Carrie Vittitoe | Photo by Kylene White No one likes to go through periods of adversity, but sometimes it is that difficulty that launches people into avenues they never would have explored otherwise. Dee Dee Taylor’s husband, John, suffered from Grand Mal seizures and was taking close to 30 pills per day to try to manage them. After a [...]

By |2022-01-01T09:01:47-05:00December 7, 2021|Sponsored Sis, We See You Sis|
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