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Trailblazers: Norcross

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

Yasmine Smith

I am a wife and a mother of two. I come from a background of Cosmetology and a very talented family. I’ve always had a job in a salon but when I got married and started my family, our plan was for me to become a housewife. With that. Read more>>

Meg Joye

My story starts back in college. I went to the University of Montevallo, which is a small liberal arts college in Alabama. My first year was spent trying to figure out what I wanted to do, I knew I loved art but I also loved other things. I didn’t know what I wanted to do for a living. Read more>>

Karine Anoh

Cooking is within my spirit; I am guided under a divine purpose. To have strangers eat my food, to see their excitement with each bit fills me with true fulfillment. As a young girl in Ghana, I learned how to cook from my mother, aunts, and even uncles. Shortly after arriving in the states as a young mother. Read more>>

Lala

I started out my YouTube Channel from doing mine on my way to work posts shown on my Instagram and Facebook. In addition, my YouTube channel came about from my near-death car accident on May 4, 2017. At that moment, I realized my time on earth was not up. Read more>>

Sally carter

I’m originally from the small town of Kerugoya, Kenya. I came to the United States about 20 years ago after graduating from the Catholic University of Eastern Africa with a Bachelor’s Degree in Sociology. My passion was writing & telling stories through different media. Read more>>

Regimia Williams

Flawed, but uniquely made from Birmingham, Al and mother of a 15-year-old son. I came from a small family full of independent women. Regimia is a name, I as a child, knew it deserved to be known as a household name. Read more>>

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