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WOMEN WHO INSPIRE

Nikki Greene – WARRIOR WOMAN

Nikki Greene is a Buffalo Native who moved to Rochester with the intention of becoming an Electrical Engineer, and here she is now…about 30 years later as a mother, model, and actress. All three of these things she was told would be impossible for her, yet HERE SHE IS proving that anything is possible when you work for it!Continue reading

HER EDGE, REGULARS

Its Prime-Time Baby!

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Colleen Lefave, is a trend-setter! She is bringing an awesome new concept to the Rochester-area- salon scene! Prime Salons and Spa Suites recently opened in the Cornhill area. This is a new cooperative business where salon owners and other entrepreneurs can be a part of a bigger concept.Continue reading

HER EDGE, REGULARS

HALF SUPERMODEL/HALF SUPERHERO

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Ewa Hlebowicz is a Career Firefighter/Paramedic at the Barnard Fire District in Rochester, NY. She has been in the public safety profession for over 15 years and has her Bachelors in Public Safety Administration, AS in Fire Protection Technology, Paramedicine and Business Administration. Ewa was one of the first female firefighters in Monroe County and the first female hired by the Barnard Fire District in 2008.Continue reading

IN HER OWN WORDS, REGULARS

BUILDING DREAMS ONE “WHY” AT A TIME

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My path to Fitness Entrepreneurship

My journey to entrepreneurship has been a winding path. I was never one of those people who knew exactly what they wanted to be when they grew up. In fact, when it came time to decide on a major at college, I was lost. I knew I wanted to help people and that I loved being active and athletic, but I truly I had no idea where that would eventually lead me.Continue reading

STRATAGEM

STRATAGEM: An Open Letter to Women

Your struggles inspire your success

Dear Women,
Let me be frank. Growing up in a broken family sucks. Growing up with constant setbacks sucks. Feeling like you were given the short end of the stick, sucks. I’m sure a lot of you can relate. Whether you come from a broken family or just a broken past, this piece is for you.Continue reading

QUEEN OF ARTS

MELISSA SANLEY: IT’S MY TIME.

Effort, will power, principles, elegance and values are all fundamental for me; I firmly believe that being an example to others through my actions is the best way to be honest with myself, with the public, and with music. This makes me present myself exactly as I am, on stage as well as in my life in general; in the end, everyone appreciates you being real.Continue reading

20 SOMETHING

20 SOMETHING: STREET FASHION

BY AMANDA FRANNIE

Notoriously difficult to define, even by those who wear is, street fashion since the 80’s has been an emerging and upcoming trend amongst youth culture, influencers, creatives, and artists. This grassroots fashion movement is inspired from what is happening on the streets and constantly evolving.Continue reading

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