PowerHouse Women — (Julie) Valle Jones

PowerHouse Women — (Julie) Valle Jones

(Julie) Valle Jones is a PowerHouse Woman in the commercial real estate industry with her 35 years of experience and leadership in the revitalization of our city. Power, like women, is not a monolith; it comes in many forms. How women harness their power is as complex...
PowerHouse Women — Kathy Pleasant

PowerHouse Women — Kathy Pleasant

Kathy Pleasant is vice president and director of Small Business Association (SBA) lending for Republic Bank & Trust. Power, like women, is not a monolith; it comes in many forms. How women harness their power is as complex as the female species itself. Some lead...
Home Improvement, Women-Style

Home Improvement, Women-Style

Dana Willouby started her own business and loves the satisfaction of finishing a paint job. Louisville-based painting contractor Dana Willouby doesn’t think you should be surprised to see women leading the way when it comes to the traditionally male-dominated field of...
Way To Go Woman: DeWana Hadder

Way To Go Woman: DeWana Hadder

“I became an educational activist to ensure that Black scholars have access to educational opportunities,” says DaWana Hadder, the Today’s Woman Way to Go Woman! in the Community category. Our 2020 Way to Go Woman! honorees are women age 40 and under...
Women Who Build Together

Women Who Build Together

On the welcoming front porch sit home builder (left) Tracee Dore and (right) homeowner Karen Miller. They sit on an old church pew that Karen refinished — stripping away nine layers of paint. The relationship between homeowner and contractor is a delicate one. Like...