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Health Check: The Fight for Black Lives

“Healthcare professionals weren't always safe for people of color,” Dr. Edward Miller, FACOG, Division Director of Maternal Fetal Medicine at University of Louisville, and Chief Diversity Officer of UofL Health, told attendees at a recent health equity panel discussion. Experts gathered for an enlightening panel discussion on health disparities for the Black community in Louisville and beyond. Here’s the recap. Written by Shirelle Williams | Photographed by Mary Helen Nunn Today's Woman Publisher Tawana Bain talks to the crowd. With a multitude of chronic conditions affecting African Americans, prominent leaders in [...]

By |2023-01-11T11:11:25-05:00January 4, 2023|Health & Wellness, Health Check|

Ladies Who Launch: Angie Andriot | Vetiver Aromatics

Making Dollars Out of Scents: Angie Andriot’s interest in making perfume became the formula for launching a successful business. Written by Lennie Omalza | Photographed by Kylene White When Angie Andriot started making her own perfume at home more than 10 years ago, she never expected her hobby to turn into a full-fledged small business that offers services all around Kentuckiana and ships products across the country. “It really started with me experimenting with making my own perfume,” she explains. Eventually, Angie started selling some of her own creations. In the vibrant local shopping community of [...]

By |2023-01-10T18:02:05-05:00January 3, 2023|Ladies Who Launch, Money & Career|

In the Kitchen with Damaris: Top Food & Diet Trends for 2023

While she’s no fan of fad diets, our local Food Network Star Damaris Phillips graciously gives us a heads up and her expert insights on the food and nutrition trends we’ll be hearing about this year. By Damaris Phillips | Photographed by Kylene White Our down-to-earth chef and entertaining expert is anything but obsessively trendy and don’t even ask her about “New Year, New You” diet plans. But part of the gig of being a global food expert is keeping up with current flavors and tastes and looking for the bright spots in a sea [...]

By |2023-01-10T18:10:14-05:00January 2, 2023|Home & Garden|

The January Issue Is Out!

The January issue is here and we’re ringing in 2023 with a purpose! In this issue you will find the motivation you’ll need to get healthy and achieve your goals.  Here’s some of the great reads we’ve compiled to inspire, encourage and enlighten you in this new year: Manifest The Life You Want. Psychotherapist and life coach, LaShonda Sims-Duncan explains how to vision board your way to your ideal life. Ayurvedic Rituals for a Healthier You. An ayurvedic specialist shares 10 of her favorite holistic methods to add to your daily regime in 2023. What [...]

By |2023-01-03T12:17:44-05:00January 1, 2023|Digital Exclusives, Featured|

Who’s That Girl: Lynnise Smith

Supplier Diversity Leader, Executive Director, Board & Council Member Written by Tawana Bain | Photo provided by Pamela Thompson Lynnise Smith is a leader in the supplier diversity industry, where she uses her vision and leadership to create long-lasting opportunities. With a career spanning over two decades, she has gained extensive experience across industries and has worked in fields such as Education, Banking, and Technology. She has led national supplier diversity initiatives and provided strategic development and management of systemwide supplier diversity programs including becoming the first Supplier Diversity Manager for OhioHealth in 2017. As [...]

By |2022-12-31T00:28:33-05:00January 1, 2023|Who's That Girl|

We See You, Sis: Shantil Newton

The Ultimate Goal-Getter: A five-year plan and savvy real estate investments was all Shantil Newton needed to attain financial freedom. Written by Diane R. Paylor | Photo by Kylene White Shantil Newton had aspirations of becoming a multi-millionaire and retiring by her 30th birthday. Though she didn’t know how she would make it happen, she held tight to her dream believing that she would find a way. After earning a Master’s degree at the age of 22, she landed a full-time job with an annual salary of $50,000 per year. Like any newly employed young [...]

By |2022-12-31T00:59:25-05:00January 1, 2023|Editorial Sis, We See You Sis|
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