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Trailblazers: Downtown

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 Downtown that we hope you will check out, follow and support.

Sasha Revolus

My vision with all the businesses I have, moved the female agenda forward. To educate and make sure people who like me, who were raised like me and have the same values as me can FLOURISH in any arena they want. Read more>>

Dr. Nicole Garner Scott

Dr. Nicole Garner Scott, a product of Georgia State University and New York’s Fashion Institute of Technology, is an established serial entrepreneur. Serving as the is the founder & CEO of the high profile events planning, fashion, and lifestyle, public relations, and marketing agency – The Garner Circle PR. Read more>>

Anisa Biggs

I am a severe adrenaline junkie with a desire to travel the world. I created ‘Stamped Diary’ from the idea that I wanted to share real travel stories. Stories that your average blogger usually won’t usually post. Read more>>

Melana Singletary

Fuel Better Food’s Signature Coconut Jerky was born a year and a half ago! After transitioning to a plant-based lifestyle, I was searching for familiar flavors to support this healthier diet change. I discovered that if certain plants were seasoned and dehydrated just right they because reminiscent of bacon. Read more>>

Deyla Sabio

I started my blog behind the idea of “There is no place like home”. This came clear to me, as I was working at an office downtown in New York City after graduating from college. Read more>>

Isys Jay

I decided to start a business when I realized that I could not pass a job down to my children. My product the “Jay Planner” was born from my long-standing love for planners and helping others stay on task. I could remember my mom encouraging me to use a planner as early as eight years old. Read more>>

Kierra Shunte

I’ve been singing my entire life. I can’t think of a time I wasn’t singing. I performed at my first wedding at the age of 5. I have always enjoyed entertaining and sharing my joy with others. Life is too short for us to not live in the moment. Read more>>

Phoebe Brown

Making documentaries is a time consuming process and it’s also one that usually requires a side job. I learned a lot about directing and producing while spending time on sets and managed to move into field producing for non-fiction television. Read more>>

Haley Murphy, VVITCH MAMA

I truly feel like self responsibility and hard work are the heart and backbone of witchcraft. And after twelve years of practice, I wanted to bring that self-empowerment right here to our community. It was right after the election and the Women’s March that I was overcome with passion and able to manifest ATL CRAFT. Read more>>

Megan Fowler

As can be said for countless people from different experiences, support is the reason I have accomplished what I have, and probably anything at all. I have always been driven, but the support I received from my grandparents and parents has been a major motivation in my life. Read more>>

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