Dynamic Duo: The District Darlings!

“Dynamic Duo” would be an understatement to describe the hardworking, adventurous young women behind the fashion and lifestyle blog The District Darlings. Nicole and Chelsea Santa are sisters who share a passion for fashion, albeit different styles, so much that they’ve been featured in such media as Marie Claire magazine, Alexandria Stylebook, and the Huffington … Continue Reading

FullyRaw Meets The Model Gardner – Who Would have Thought?!

From CatherineGraceO: What is it like to be the conduit to one of the most beautiful connections in the world of Influence? Recently, I had the immense honor and pleasure of uniting two inspirational women from different generations with a rare commonality in today’s virtual world. Kristina Carrillo-Bucaram, the creator of FullyRaw and a tireless advocate for … Continue Reading

The Life of Pei: A Unique Perspective

Much like being photographed, Pei Ketron gives you a different side of her depending on the angle! Have you ever wondered what it would be like to be one of the original Influencers in the very beginning of Instagram? Pei Ketron provides a unique perspective having joined the digital world in the early days of … Continue Reading

Cheryl and Rosanne: A Model for Resilience

It was my absolute delight make an introduction between two very powerful women who have both overcome immense adversity in their own lives. Cheryl Hunter, a regular on CNN, is a woman on a mission to share her “Wabi Sabi” philosophy through her personal journey of resilience. When she was a young teenager, she was … Continue Reading

Mindy and Amanda: Not Defined by Ages!

For me, and I’m imagining for many, by her warmth and lit up personality, Amanda Boleyn is one of those women whom you meet and immediately feel like you’ve known each other before or know that you are certainly destined to become friends. Maybe it’s because of our small town, midwestern roots, our love at … Continue Reading

An Executive Team: Sara & Alison

I am thrilled to introduce an amazing  Bridging the Gap pairing making a guest appearance on my blog: Sara Harvey, COO of the Chopra Center and her Executive Assistant, Alison Smith. These two incredible ladies work together to truly change lives and bring people into a space of listening to your soul and discovering your … Continue Reading

#BridgingtheGap because #BecauseWeAreStrongerTogether

This mother-daughter duo embraces the gifts of their respective generations to empower each other and inspire the world around them. Meet Ellen and Spencer Ganus! Ellen: I had a dream to be an important role model and loving mother to my daughter Spencer; I hoped and planned to always respect her, as a product of … Continue Reading

Dianne and Natalie: Spotlight on Bridging the Gap

Dianne Vavra, Spotlight Beauty: “I was heading PR at Dior for nearly 20 years. When I began there, supermodels were the ambassadors for beauty brands. I worked closely with girls like Paulina Porzikova and Dayle Haddon. Then makeup artists became ambassadors, followed by celebrities and now “influencers.” There was no such thing as digital press. … Continue Reading

Foreign, Fresh, & Fierce: Bridging the Gap

Isn’t the best part of life, the people we meet along the way? With today’s launch of Bridging the Gap, my heart is filled with gratitude for the 200 Influencers who have stepped up to take part in an unprecedented campaign for social change. As women from multiple and disparate demographics, we have much to … Continue Reading

Madeline Stuart: A Journey with Mom

Madeline Stuart is a young woman who embodies the essence of  The Bridging the Gap Campaign. A young woman, born with Down Syndrome, continues to captivate the world through her story, her kindness and her inner and outer beauty. When Madeline’s Mom, Rosanne, and I spoke about the campaign, I wanted to find a powerful … Continue Reading