Before She Goes: Tytianna Wells Smith

Before She Goes: Tytianna Wells Smith

By Megan M. Seckman At 29, Tytianna Wells Smith has accomplished great things. She has traveled the world from Senegal to the Caribbean to China. She earned a master’s degree in Pan-African Studies from the University of Louisville, is a doctoral student, and an...
Amelia is Helping Others Start Businesses Here

Amelia is Helping Others Start Businesses Here

By Megan M. SeckmanJet black hair offset with a striking platinum streak. Simple jeans and a classy top punctuated by an arresting pair of 4-inch heels. From afar, you can gather that there is more to Amelia Gandara’s personality than just business. Inside, there is...
Before She Goes Running

Before She Goes Running

Photos by Sunni Wigginton Each morning she rises at 4:15, drinks coffee, eats a breakfast of champions, and walks her dogs. She throws on whichever shorts and athletic shirts present themselves in the predawn light of her Highlands home and laces up her Reebok Nano...
Before You Go…On a Date

Before You Go…On a Date

This professional writes dating profiles in her side business…By Megan M. Seckman Photos by Sunni Wigginton  The future lies in the hands of the millennials. And if they are anything like Emily McGlawn, then we can all rest assured that our world will be...
Her Favorite Jewelry

Her Favorite Jewelry

By Megan M. SeckmanAndrea is always working on new designs for her business and sells her pieces at art fairs, music festivals, and Flea Off Market. Photos by Sunni Wigginton When you are 26, own a small business, and have a tiny obsession with clothing, you...
Before She Goes: Pink is Her Neutral

Before She Goes: Pink is Her Neutral

By Megan M. SeckmanWendy has an evolving wardrobe filled with bright, distinctive clothing. Photo by Sunni Wigginton Wendy Saladino, professional interior designer at Tassels, is a self-proclaimed Southern girl. When I met her for coffee, she was clad in a...