Why Be a Female Entrepreneur? Windy City Cosmo

Chicago Women Talk Social Media, Charging Clients, and Why They Pursued Entrepreneurship

Six female entrepreneurs shared their stories of success at Kristin Ford’s first LevelUp – Building a Stronger Her event at The Frontier in Chicago, IL in October 2017.  This was better than a Forbes article – it was the real women – all young, all successful, all entrepreneurs sharing their stories about how they – well, how they got terribly ill, how they were under-resourced, … Continue reading Chicago Women Talk Social Media, Charging Clients, and Why They Pursued Entrepreneurship

the future of jewelry 3D printing Windy City Cosmo Amanda Elliott

The Future of Jewelry: 3D Printing, AR, and These Female Founders

Combining Augmented Reality and 3D printing, a new female-founded Chicago startup is taking a dive to compete against popular jewelry stores like Pandora with it’s faster, more accurate and personal virtual experience thanks to these disruptive technologies. It’s not just an app and it’s not just another piece of jewelry. It’s an app with patented digital sizing API that can measure your ring size with 99% accuracy, … Continue reading The Future of Jewelry: 3D Printing, AR, and These Female Founders

App Helps Models Get Booked

This Startup Offers Models a Way to Get Discovered Besides Instagram

There is a new tool for all professional and aspiring models. In fact, one year after the app launched, over 5,000 models are now using this tool, Agent Inc., for faster, smarter & safer bookings. There’s a lot of questions about the modeling world. For one, there is a lot more at stake in terms of safety. Your work is your body – quite literally and … Continue reading This Startup Offers Models a Way to Get Discovered Besides Instagram

I Keep Breaking Up With My Boyfriend

I Need To Stop Breaking Up with My Boyfriend

“Just do it,” I looked at myself in the mirror. I keep breaking up with my boyfriend. But I need to stop. I know I cared about him. I cleaned his apartment the second time I came over. I can’t go to the grocery store without wanting to pick out something for him. I can’t go a few hours without saying his name sometimes. If … Continue reading I Need To Stop Breaking Up with My Boyfriend

One of The Most Spacious Chicago Sports Bars Opens By UIC

If you want to chill on sleek black couches and take in 40 beers on tap or seasonal cocktails with front row viewing of your favorite sports game, then I invite you to Bracket Room, a new restaurant and bar located on 1315 S. Halsted St. by UIC. One of Chicago’s most spacisous sports bars recently opened at the end of summer and is catering … Continue reading One of The Most Spacious Chicago Sports Bars Opens By UIC

How to Be a Successful Entrepreneur, Love Yourself and Build Inclusion

Success – some people define it in terms of numbers. Some of us define it by our relationships. And some of us define it by the difference we make in other people’s lives. One conference hoped to help with all three areas – being an entrepreneur, practicing self-love and learning balance, and most importantly, thinking beyond ourselves to build a better, more inclusive workplace where … Continue reading How to Be a Successful Entrepreneur, Love Yourself and Build Inclusion

Why I’m Running The Chicago Marathon 2017 For Charity

A marathon. A whole 26.2 miles Chicago Marathon. When I googled how to keep my battery alive for 26 miles, I got answers pertaining to car batteries and not my cell phone battery which has sadly died during a long run. 26.2 miles is long. It doesn’t seem as far because I run back and forth on the Chicago Lake Front or on the 606 … Continue reading Why I’m Running The Chicago Marathon 2017 For Charity

Meet Gabrielle Union at Ulta Beauty for Flawless Hair Launch Chicago September 28th

There are few people I look up to as much as Gabrielle Union. I love how real she is about working out, family time, and glam. I first became enthralled with her for her role as news anchor, Mary Jane Paul on BET’s Being Mary Jane. This fall she’s continuing to add to her business line with her own book – We Need More Wine. … Continue reading Meet Gabrielle Union at Ulta Beauty for Flawless Hair Launch Chicago September 28th