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Trailblazers: North Dallas

The editorial team has a special attachment to our new series, The Trailblazers: Rewriting the Narrative, because so many of us feel that media portrayals of women have been too one dimensional. Today, women are doing incredible things in all fields – from science and technology to finance, law, business, athletics and more.  With the Trailblazers series, we hope to highlight and celebrate female role models, encourage more equal and just representation in the media, and help foster a more tight-knit community locally helping women find mentors, business partners, friends and more.

Below, you’ll find some incredible trailblazers from in and around North Dallas that we hope you will check out, follow and support.

Kemberley Portis

As a little girl I absolutely loved fashion, and most all of my friends considered me fashionable. I have a knack for putting together outfit ideas before trends start. At that time, I didn’t know what I was doing is called “Forecasting” styles. Read more>>

Roxanne Cruz

I started doing lashes at a local lash salon in Dallas not knowing where it would take me. I just needed a job to where I was able to use my esthetics license. Shortly after, my passion for lashes grew tremendously. The amount of confidence lashes brings someone gives me so much joy! Read more>>

Ginger Taylor

I was a hair stylist for 20 years. I owned my own salon and there use to be this guy that would come in selling praline candy. I was addicted! Then he stopped making it. I had to figure out how to make it. Once I got the re pie down, I wanted to expand on flavors. Read more>>

Myeshia Carter

Building presence on Youtube, Instagram, and the blog site, I hope to reach as many women who need a platform like this to help them be a better them daily. If I can inspire just 10 brown/black girls a week to be their best unapologetic and confident selves 365 days a year, then that is a win in itself! Read more>>

Naija Snow

Drawing and painting has always been a hobby for me since I could remember. I use to catch myself playing in markers a lot when I was younger (around 4 5ish) pretending like I was doing my makeup. Read more>>

Tiffany Finley

My Predestined One, formerly only known as my personal blog, “Waiting on My Predestined One,” began its conception 2012. The blog helped me to continue to push forward in my pursuit of motherhood, and to trust God’s plan for my journey to motherhood. Read more>>

Breanna Wilson

My vision was to overcome obstacles that I faced due to growing up in poverty and I desired to channel that energy into becoming successful in my educational endeavors, climbing the corporate ladder, and becoming a successful entrepreneur. Read more>>

Rochelle Marie

This question is so hard to answer because so many factors contribute to who I have become today. Um, since we don’t have much time I’ll be brief. I always had a passion to help other people so as I got older I got involved in different organizations so that I could travel the world and help those who were less fortunate. Read more>>

Chloe Allday

I’ve gone from setting up and cleaning events, to assistant, to floral designer, to lead planner… and I have now found myself in the title of business owner! I am so excited about this next chapter: an opportunity to establish my own brand and ultimately make my own mark on this incredible industry. Read more>>

Imani White

I found that there was definitely an opportunity to combine both worlds. What if I could share confidence tips from the beauty industry to the girls, and share genuine client feed back to the beauty industry from my girls! It seemed like something was lacking for the girl in middle school. Read more>>

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