We See You, Sis: Brigitte Owens

“I was able to help with bringing Simmons College of Kentucky back to the negotiation table to acquire a property that was the original Central High School and the first African-American public school in Kentucky.” She’s Helping People Make Money Brigitte Owens shows clients how they can gain financial empowerment. SPONSORED BY PRG COMMERCIAL PROPERTY ADVISOR | 1757 Frankfort Avenue, Suite 102, Louisville, KY 40206 | (502) 387-1957 | brigitte@prgproperty.com | By Carrie Vittitoe | Photo by Mary Helen Nunn Brigitte Owens is an associate at PRG Commercial Property Advisors, but her first [...]

By |2022-04-01T18:21:36-04:00March 1, 2022|Sponsored Sis, We See You Sis|

February 2022 — We See You, Sis: Kym Rice

Kym Rice, Academy at Shawnee Principal, speaks with a student. “I Love Them First.” This Jefferson County Public School principal won’t leave any student behind. By Tiffany White  |  Photo by Kylene White Kym Rice, principal of the Academy at Shawnee, had aspirations of becoming a doctor — until she stepped inside of a classroom. She had just moved out on her own and needed to find a job, so she began substitute teaching in her last year at the University of Louisville and fell in love. “I liked being in different classrooms [...]

By |2022-02-01T11:38:56-05:00February 1, 2022|Editorial Sis, We See You Sis|

January 2022 — We See You, Sis: Kathy Cathey

A Bright Light At the bustling intersection at First and Muhammad Ali, LMPD traffic guard Kathy Cathey is a shining beacon of kindness and calm. By Christine Fellingham  |  Photo by Kylene White The intersection at First and Muhammad Ali — the daily drop-off and pick-up point for the J Graham Brown School — is a frenetic mess of fast cars, frantic parents and K through 12 students. There’s a stream of traffic flying off the I-65 ramp, cars parked two and three deep at the curb, sidewalks cluttered with kids carrying poster boards, and [...]

By |2022-01-10T11:13:38-05:00January 1, 2022|Editorial Sis, We See You Sis|

We See You, Sis: Nicole Hayden

Nicole Hayden offers opportunities for young women in Louisville to thrive through the Friends of Nicole 50/50 Mentoring Collaborative Inc. “I’m attempting to put change into action…so I keep pushing because there were people before me that had to pave the way for me. So, it’s my responsibility to make that happen for my community.” Nicole Hayden Helps Young Women Find Their Purpose SPONSORED BY THE FRIENDS OF NICOLE 50/50 MENTORING COLLABORATIVE INC.  |  By Tonilyn Hornung  |  Photo by Albert Jones True visionaries are those who see a need for change and [...]

By |2022-01-10T13:27:40-05:00January 1, 2022|Sponsored Sis, We See You Sis|

December 2021 — We See You, Sis: Pastor Ruth Wilson

Touched by an Angel By Tiffany White  |  Photo by Kylene White If you’re falling, Pastor Ruth Wilson will catch you and put you back on track. She is an advocate for those who are less fortunate and believes everyone has a responsibility to take care of each other. Lucrecia Gunn, who is a friend of Ruth’s, can attest to her benevolence, after being on the receiving end. “I know a lot of people, but I’ve not met a woman like her. I was on the verge of homelessness, but she made sure I had [...]

By |2022-01-01T10:34:03-05:00January 1, 2022|Editorial Sis, We See You Sis|

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|
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