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Follow my Lead: Lourdes Juan
Meet this leading local entrepreneur, food activist and urban planner

Lourdes Juan is one of Calgary's leading female entrepreneurs

Meet Lourdes Juan: a multi-hyphenate entrepreneur with a community-minded focus. Photo via @lourdesjuan Instagram.

Lourdes Juan

Tell us a little bit about yourself:

Lourdes Juan: I’m a Calgary based entrepreneur. I work as a planning consultant with Hive Developments, Director of Soma Hammam & Spa, Executive Director with the Leftovers Foundation, Fresh Routes and Moonlight Market Foundation. These are all businesses and non-profits that I have founded.

Why did you start your businesses?

Lourdes Juan: I’ve always wanted to have my own business, just like my dad! I knew that I needed to spend the time working View this Post

Follow my Lead: Lori Andrews
Meet this leading local photographer and insanely happy interior designer

Lori Andrews photographer

Meet Lori Andrews: local photographer, interior designer and all-around creative.

Lori Andrews

Tell us a little bit about yourself:

Lori Andrews: Hi there! My name is Lori Andrews and I am a Calgary born artist and entrepreneur.  I have a BFA in fine arts and I love any work that is creative.

Why did you start your business?

Lori Andrews: I have several business threads under my name currently.  These include interior design, photography and creative marketing services. I have worked freelance almost my entire career.The design world and photography business are a View this Post

Send your support to Dr. Christine Blasey Ford
Kind words can go a long way. Say #metoo to this cause.

A card for Dr. Christine Blasey Ford

A beautiful card for a very brave woman.

I don’t get political very often, so I hope you’re open to reading about this. Feel free to ignore, but this is something that I cannot do myself. Peace

Being brave ain’t easy

Telling the truth can seem like such a simple thing to do, but is often much more difficult than can be imagined. This was none too evident when Dr. Christine Blasey Ford testified to the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee about the truth of what happened to her back in 1982.

I believe in women, supporting women, and lifting View this Post

 

 

“If you don’t like the road you’re walking,
start paving another one.”

– Dolly Parton

 

- Monday Motivation: Be Like Dolly Parton -

Why you need to go to Camp Hooha
It's like Girl Guides for adult women and so much darn fun!

Camp Hooha learning event for women

Camp Hooha founder Mel McKay kickoffs an evening of ladies learning.

You haven’t been to the most amazing women’s networking event until you’ve been to Camp Hooha. Think of it as Girl Guides for adults – but you get to learn about an educational grownup topic while drinking wine and earning badges. It’s probably been a while since you’ve been away to camp, so it’s time to find out what you’ve been missing out on at Camp Hooha.

Camp Hooha is where my girls at

First off, Camp Hooha is just for the ladies! Think about the name a View this Post

 

 

“I am an example of what is possible when girls from the very beginning of their lives are loved and nurtured by people around them. I was surrounded by extraordinary women in my life who taught me about quiet strength and dignity.”

– Michelle Obama

 

 

- Monday Motivation: Be Like Michelle Obama -
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