Money & Career2022-09-07T14:34:31-04:00

FUELING CHAMPIONS | Stirring Up the Sports World with Innovative Nutrition Strategies That Empower Athletes and Break Barriers

FUELING CHAMPIONS Stirring Up the Sports World with Innovative Nutrition Strategies That Empower Athletes and Break Barriers Written by Jessica R. Emily Lepping & Sean Smith Emily Lepping’s transformation from a university nutritionist to a pioneering entrepreneur in the sports nutrition industry encapsulates a journey of passion, innovation, and relentless dedication to athlete wellness and performance. Initially uncertain about her path while studying nutrition at Western Kentucky University, Emily found her passion ignited unexpectedly when she was given the opportunity to lead a sports nutrition initiative by the campus dietitian. This role involved [...]

Champions For Childcare – Cover Story

Mommy!” “Mommy!” “Mommy!” The tiny voices echoed throughout the small studio, followed by an assortment of anxious responses “no hitting,” “don’t touch that,” “stay on the carpet,” “let’s share.” MFive women, each dressed in polished business professional attire, gracefully navigate the organized chaos of a toddler photoshoot. As the camera’s shutter clicks in the background, the women skillfully balance their roles as both working professionals and loving mothers. With a collective sense of camaraderie, they share knowing glances and supportive smiles, forming a united front in the art of corralling their lively toddlers for the [...]

Mom Boss Chronicles: 5 Lessons for Thriving in Your Career in the Early Years

Andrea Ghooray It was 2:34 am, and the faint whimpering of my 11-week-old son pierced the silence—a one-minute warning that my measly three hours of sleep were done for the night.I knew it was exactly 2:34 am because I jotted down notes each night just to feel a little less crazy in the process. Bouncing, soothing, feeding would now consume me until my sweet child mercifully dozed off or until the sun came up, making it a little less frowned upon to down 12oz of coffee and trudge through these early newborn days. In those [...]

By |January 25, 2024|Digital Exclusives, Ladies Who Launch, Money & Career|

Women Who Launch – WENDY NOVAK

In the pages of her new book, "Diabetes and Me: Living a Healthy and Empowered Life in the Face of Diabetes," Wendy L. Novak, a Louisville philanthropist, reveals her remarkable journey of resilience and inspiration as someone living with Type 1 diabetes. Her book, released on November 14, 2023, aims to demonstrate that despite the challenges, individuals with this diagnosis can pursue and achieve their aspirations. Profits from the book sales contribute to the Wendy Novak Diabetes Institute in Louisville, Kentucky. Novak, the driving force behind the Wendy Novak Diabetes Institute under Norton Healthcare and [...]

By |December 14, 2023|Digital Exclusives, Ladies Who Launch|

She’s Making an Impact at 102 – Margaret Pederson

At the remarkable age of 102, Margaret Pederson stands as a leader and inspiration for kindness and unity, nurturing a movement that began five years ago and continues to resonate through Glenwood, Minnesota, and even within the local community of Louisville, where Margaret served as a speaker for the Republic Bank Foundation Optimal Aging Center at the UofL Trager Institute. Initially sparked by a desire to counteract prevailing negativity in the country, Margaret's vision has evolved into an initiative embraced by both the young and old within the community, touching ages 3 to [...]

WeSeeYouSis – Amplifying Impact

Amplifying Impact Laela Kashan Leading Advocacy at Kentucky Nonprofit Network In the heart of Louisville, a dynamic force is shaping the future of nonprofit advocacy, and her name is Laela Kashan. Recently appointed as the Director of Regional Advocacy and Engagement for the Kentucky Nonprofit Network (KNN), Laela, a Louisville native, is on a mission to amplify the impact of nonprofits, particularly through her work with the Louisville Nonprofit Coalition (LouNC). Laela's journey unfolds as a tale of dedication, expertise, and a commitment to making a difference. Armed with a Juris Doctor degree from the [...]

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