LADIES WHO LAUNCH Ayrica is a seasoned hospitality professional with a diverse background, boasting an impressive 10-year career that spans across various facets of the industry. Her experience encompasses hospitality sales, event management, and catering, where she has consistently excelled, leaving a trail of remarkable sales records and a reputation for delivering exceptional customer service in her wake. Throughout her career, Ayrica has played an integral role in the success of numerous events, showcasing her versatility in handling a wide array of markets. Her expertise extends to social gatherings, corporate functions, sports events, and citywide [...]

By |2023-11-11T13:41:24-05:00November 11, 2023|Digital Exclusives, Ladies Who Launch, Way to Go Woman|

Ladies Who Launch: VaShaun Mosby | A Pathway Out of Poverty? Now There’s an App for That

Chanel Nicole Photography While on public assistance twenty years ago, VaShaun Mosby vowed to improve her circumstances and help others do the same. Her new app will do both. Written by Rocko Jerome VaShaun Mosby is a woman who doesn’t shy away from a challenge. A Lexington native who overcame a young adulthood spent on public assistance to become a successful technology business owner and “serial entrepreneur,” she is a determined, focused dreamer who saw hard work as her way out. “I make no qualms about it: I was a good girl gone [...]

By |2023-08-24T12:06:19-04:00August 16, 2023|Ladies Who Launch, Money & Career|

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|

Ladies Who Launch: Jasmine Douglas | Vier Beauty Lounge

Living the Glamorous Life: The former pharmacy tech switched careers and is happily booked and busy as a popular makeup artist. Written by Shirelle Williams | Photographed by Kylene White Jasmine Douglas worked as a pharmacy technician for over six years before becoming a makeup artist. The graduate of the pharmacy magnet program at Louisville Central High laughs and says “makeup was not in the cards at all.” But the beauty and makeup hobbyist still saved her money for the remote possibility that one day she would be able to make her passion a career. After [...]

By |2022-12-02T14:37:23-05:00December 3, 2022|Ladies Who Launch, Money & Career|

Ladies Who Launch: Brittany Boone’s ‘Noted’

Brittany Boone's 'Noted' is a style studio catering to women ages 25-65 who want to “enhance their personal image.” Keeping it Casual, Chic & Classy: Brittany Boone’s big business move is adding something new and special to the local fashion scene. Written by Megan M. Seckman | Photographed by Kylene White In 2018, Brittany Boone got an entrepreneurial itch she just couldn’t scratch. After relocating to Louisville from Henderson, selling a successful event planning business she started there, and settling into steady work at the University of Louisville, her nose continued to sniff [...]

By |2022-09-16T12:55:46-04:00September 16, 2022|Ladies Who Launch, Money & Career|
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