First up in the series is members’ spotlight series is Alexandra Baillie-David. Alexandra is an event and wedding planner based in Brandon, Manitoba. She recently swapped the noise and crowds of big city Ottawa for quiet country living with her boyfriend and 15 chickens.
Melissa and Christine are the dynamic duo behind 204 Thryft. They’re movers and shakers in Winnipeg’s slow fashion industry, and are passionate about providing fashionistas with affordable sustainable options.
creating and hosting Winnipeg’s largest urban market, Third + Bird. This market is home to local vendors, giving them the opportunity to sell their product and promote their unique businesses. This market is unlike any other. Mixing fun, philanthropy, and sustainability to create an atmosphere that allows locals vendors to thrive. Chandra Kremski and Charla Smeall are the creative and operational forces behind Third + Bird. We had the pleasure of interviewing them on their triumphs in business, and the lessons they learned along the way.
I chose to get into Personal Branding years ago honestly because I was obsessed with photo shoots, picking out the looks and having everything come together in a website. I loved how confident business owners were when their image was seamless. As a business owner myself, the first thing I did after registering my life coaching business was planning my photo shoot. I hired a photographer, stylist and makeup artist. The experience was so amazing and really stretched me.
We’re excited Natalie will be joining our Boss Babe Pyjama Party panel this Saturday to talk about her experiences as a blogger, and the importance of proper representation of black women across brands and businesses. We know she’s going to be spilling some truth this weekend, but we just couldn’t wait to hear some of her story.
Founder and President of Black Space Winnipeg, Alexa Joy Potashnik has demonstrated a firm commitment to community development and social justice, influencing initiatives across Winnipeg that promotes diversity and inclusion for BIPOC communities. As the Festival Director of the Afro Prairie Film Festival (Central Canada’s first Black Film Festival) and founder of the annual Afrocentric artist showcase Nuit Noire Alexa has worked in creating safer spaces for Black folks and people of colour in Winnipeg.
As a community, we love to shine the spotlight on amazing lady bosses. Which is why we’d like to introduce you to our first blog post feature: Margaux Kitsch of whatMwore. Margaux is a personal shopper, personal stylist, and wardrobe consultant who has created a unique, inclusive brand in Winnipeg, Manitoba. This week we had the pleasure of interviewing Margaux about her entrepreneurial journey, the story behind her business, and her pro tips for creating your own boss babe style!
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