With more than 1 million loyal followers on her own YouTube channel, a successful podcaster, and an MTV “Creator To Watch,” Megan Batoon has gone from college student focused on graphic design to modern-day influencer with her very own lifestyle brand. But how did she do it? All by trusting her gut, focusing on the things she loves the most and being her true, authentic self.
we called in a favor to get some advice from the journaling queen herself: katie dalebout
Jill Martin had to be the ‘Jill’ they were talking about when the phrase “Jill of all trades” was coined. She is a multi-hyphenated, fun-loving, successful, get-it-done kind of gal that doesn’t let anyone put her in a box. Her current resume includes being an Emmy Award-winning television personality and Today Show contributor, a New York Knicks sideline reporter, a New York Times best-selling author, a QVC ambassador, and Creative Director of her own fashion line G.I.L.I. We chatted with Jill about what motivates her professionally and what pushes her to make time for all of the projects and hobbies and people she holds near and dear.
We know they say to not judge a book by it’s cover, but when we saw this bright red cover with the words The Feminine Revolution boldly jumping out at us, we had to imagine that it was a badass book (turns out we were right!).
Ashley Beaudin is an entrepreneur, a leader, a speaker, and a coach. She has a degree in Human Rights and has spent time working in media, politics, and activism. She believes in using your heart and dreaming up big ideas. And, she has two words to describe herself: real and confident.
Starting with just $200 in her bank account, hair and makeup artist Ali Lomazzo decided that nothing and no one was going to stand in her way of creating a business to call her own. Five years later, the 28-year-old now owns Ali Lomazzo Beauty (the leading bridal hair and makeup company in Rhode Island) and her incredibly talented team of lady employees have played a part in making over 650 brides feel beautiful on their wedding days.
At just 29-years-old, Kristen Tomlan has created a food craze that has sugar coated her wildest dreams, and we’re almost positive you’ve heard of it: DŌ, the raw (but safe-to-eat!) cookie dough brand based in the land of trendy foods, New York City. Although online orders are now shipped by the truckload and lines regularly wrap around the block of her brick-and-mortar store, the cookie didn’t always crumble just right for Tomlan.
how prioritizing life, adopting her son, creating a family and her version of “work-life balance” is what Nekesa Moody, global entertainment editor of the Associated Press, covets most these days.
since she was 16 years old, laurie fabiano has wanted to help others. learn more about how laurieis making the world a better place for women and her incredible journey that got her where she is today.
Claire Wasserman is founder of Ladies Get Paid, a platform community and development organization with the sole mission to help women advocate for themselves. Since launching in the summer of 2016, Ladies Get Paid has grown to 8,000 women from all 50 states and more than 50 countries.