Kelly Breuer, Publisher

“Don’t be intimidated by what you don’t know. That can be your greatest strength and ensure that you do things differently from everyone else.”
– Sara Blakely (founder of Spanx)

Woman Entrepreneur is said to be a“Women who innovate initiate or adopt business actively are called women entrepreneurs.” Women entrepreneurship is based on women participation in equity and employment of a business enterprise.”-J. Schumpeter So with that being said, it is fitting that this April’s women entrepreneurs edition of Rochester Woman Online would have Anne Marie DeSalvo on the cover. A woman who is at the helm of the Glow Sunless Tanning enterprise.Not only does she keep all of Rochester “Glowing”, but she is also a mother, a wife, and just a really amazing lady. One that I am happy to call my friend. Read all about her on page [12],or come meet her in person on Thursday, April 6th from 5:30-8pm at the Strathallan Hotel for our April launch party where she will be our guest of honor.

This month we are brimming with over 228 pages of incredible features, tips, advertisers and some pretty amazing women here in Rochester. One fabulous lady that stands out from the crowd is model, immigrant, engineer Maja Milicevic Klugh. Read all about the brains behind the beauty on page [ 48].

Ever think about getting waxed? Contributing writer, Mary Elizabeth Nesser, or M.E. as she is known, has been making Hoo-Ha’s happy all across Rochester for years…and the stories she can tell! Well, actually she does tell them in her book series. You can read about Mark & M.E. Salon and Mary Elizabeth on page [128].

Fitting with our April theme, Rochester Woman is holding a Women Entrepreneurs Expo on Sunday, April 9th from 12-5pm at the Holiday Inn. Filled with over 135+ vendors, live performances, free samples, a show stopping Faashion Show and over $2500 in door prize items, bring all your friends and enjoy the ultimate ladies day out! Plus you can get a sneak peak of some of the fabulous styles that will be walking the runway in our special spring in to fashion section brought
to you by the Mary Therese Friel Modeling Agency starting on page [19]. We will also have an incredible hair raising surprise for you courtesy ofTiffanie and her staff at Salon Bella Vita on page [65].
Hope to see everyone soon…