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Trailblazers: Sandy Springs

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

Candace Perry

My real creative spark started when I had my first little boy. I wanted his first birthday party to be perfect! I started with the theme, sock monkeys, and began making all of his decorations. Two weeks later, I finished making his banner by hand. Read more>>

Renée Locher

So, I have always been creative and felt the most fulfilled when creating things. I used to play with my sister’s, friends’, and cousins’ hair, creating hair styles. Read more>>

Drs. Maia Walton and Monica Scales

By combining their skills, expertise, and experiences, the concept of healing from the heart was born. Their experiences from both sides of the exam table as patients, parents, and healthcare professionals have provided them with priceless insight to help others along their journey to healing. Read more>>

Kristen Witzel

I’ve endured the highest of ups and the lowest of downs. I’ve had multiple people tell me that “single moms aren’t typically successful when starting their own businesses” or that “non-profits aren’t typically created by single moms with no money. Read more>>

Josselyne Hutchings

My Canon allowed me to now document my journey as a wife and now a mom. My family was so far away in the UK, that creating a photo website for me to share our new family’s milestones were imperative. Read more>>


My parents sacrificed to make sure that I was able to study voice and after two years of college, I decided that it was time to pursue my passion and I never looked back. Read more>>

Rabiah Singh

My passion for helping people is what I believe to be the key in propelling me towards my purpose in helping others live out their dreams and lending a helping hand to those in need. I grew up in a background that was extremely poor. Read more>>

Beth Johnson

Applying my creativity, practical know-how, project management skills and business acumen to the field of interior design makes me better equipped to tackle my clients’ projects in a professional and timely manner. I pull from a variety of sources and I have a team that expands to accommodate the needs of every project. Read more>>

Davina Calloway

Creativity was my best friend and together, we created some of the greatest memories. I was an entrepreneur at heart. I turned all my hobbies into a hustle because even at the age of six I understood that in order to have what you most desire, you’ve got to put in the work. Read more>>

Adrienne Hill

A self-taught web and graphic design artist, Adrienne built her entire online boutique herself. As Boss of Beauty Vintage grew, other boutiques and fashion brands began contacting Adrienne about the branding and graphic design for Boss of Beauty, not realizing that she was doing it all herself. Read more>>

Noel Latty

My interest in the beauty interest started at a very young age. I was fascinated by watching people’s beauty routines. I was the little girl who loved the play makeup, press on nails, lip smacker lip balm and sneaking and using my mom’s lipstick. Read more>>

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