We See You, Sis: Adriana Susso

Raising The Bar in Skincare Written by Shirelle Williams | Photo by Mary Helen Nunn Sponsored by: BaeVibez Skincare | 734 W Main Street, Suite 106-G1, Louisville, KY 40202 | Phone: (812) 748-2438 | info@baevibez.com | Website: BaeVibez.com Growing fatigued with her career in technology, Adriana Susso developed beauty products in her home until she decided to take her side hustle to the next level. She partnered with a chemist and an esthetician to perfect her formulations and in 2021 she officially launched BaeVibez Skincare, a line of plant-based products. Since then the self-described “driven [...]

By |2022-11-03T12:33:06-04:00November 1, 2022|Sponsored Sis, We See You Sis|

We See You, Sis: Nannette Dix

Self-Proclaimed Bootleg Therapist Helps People Find their ‘Aha’ Moment. Mental Health Matters By Lennie Omalza | Photo by Mary Helen Nunn Sponsored by: Lean Into Louisville | 527 W. Jefferson Street, Louisville, KY 40202 | Phone: (502) 836-3016 | nannette.dix@louisvilleky.gov | Website: LeanIntoLouisville.org Nannette Dix jokes that she’s a bootleg therapist. But her responsibilities as the program manager of Louisville Metro Office of Safe and Healthy Neighborhoods’ Trauma Resilient Community (TRC) Initiative are serious — and her work changes the lives of Louisvillians in need every day. Officially, the TRC Initiative was created [...]

By |2022-10-01T12:13:20-04:00October 1, 2022|Sponsored Sis, We See You Sis|

We See You, Sis: Cristina Cortez

Handmade with Love By Lennie Omalza | Photos by Kylene White Sponsored by: Rosa Jade Jewelry | Louisville, KY | Phone: (502) 523-0892 | cristina@rosajadejewelry.com | Website: RosaJadeJewelry.com Cristina Cortez’s jewelry business, Rosa Jade Jewelry, is the result of a long-time goal that was several years in the making. “This little dream of mine has been in progress for six years,” she says, adding that she has always enjoyed designing her own jewelry. But it was her father’s suggestion that she make jewelry out of tagua, a type of nut that grows in palm trees [...]

By |2022-10-01T12:13:36-04:00October 1, 2022|Sponsored Sis, We See You Sis|

We See You, Sis: Gisela Nelson

Turning Dreamers Into Achievers By Diane R. Paylor | Photo by Kylene White Sponsored by: New Legacy | 1115 Garvin Place, Louisville KY 40203 | Phone: (502) 276-0660 | gnelson@newlegacyky.org | Website: NewLegacyKY.org On her position as Executive Director of The New Legacy Reentry Corporation, the faith-based community organization helping the formerly incarcerated with job training and life skills, Gisela Nelson jokes and says she is the “chief cook and bottle washer.” Her sense of humor notwithstanding, she and her husband created the organization to reduce recidivism for those transitioning out of jail or prison. [...]

By |2022-10-01T12:13:53-04:00October 1, 2022|Sponsored Sis, We See You Sis|

We See You, Sis: Diane Whitlock

A Progressive Framework for Diversity By Sarah Kinbar | Photo by Kylene White Sponsored by: University of Louisville | Grawemeyer Hall, 2nd Floor, Louisville, KY 40292 | Phone: (502) 852.5719 | diversity@louisville.edu | Website: Louisville.edu Forty-two years into her career at the University of Louisville, Diane Whitlock can predict needs, fill in gaps, and advance projects seamlessly, like it’s second nature. “Ultimately, the role of Chief of Staff stays interesting because it varies depending on who you work for. I basically do whatever needs to be done,” she says. She's a powerhouse. It’s not an [...]

By |2022-10-01T12:15:03-04:00October 1, 2022|Sponsored Sis, We See You Sis|

We See You, Sis: Jan Rogers

The Center for Health Equity at Louisville Metro Public Health and Wellness works with more than 100 healthcare providers, social service agencies, community-based organizations, and grassroots partners as part of its Healthy Babies Louisville coalition. The Protector of West Louisville SPONSORED BY Lean Into Louisville By Tiffany White | Photo by Kylene White Jan Rogers, the Coordinator for Healthy Babies Louisville, and the Department’s new Parent Empowerment Board is ensuring that West Louisville residents have a voice in building a healthy, vibrant community. She and her colleagues are achieving this by inviting the community [...]

By |2022-07-29T22:13:09-04:00August 1, 2022|Sponsored Sis, We See You Sis|
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