Be a force for good – Meet Belinda (25/52.2)

Meet Belinda:In her own words… “A few months ago, I was asked to speak about my decades-long career path (to date) and what I have learned along the way on stage for The Welcome Conference. If the James Beard Awards are the restaurant world’s equivalent to the Oscars, then The Welcome Conference is like giving […]

Creating a life of more – Meet Cara 18 of 52 Phenomenal Women (Year 2)

“You’ll want to stay home anyway and we have to let go of one person”.  Meet Cara: In her own words – “That is what my former employer told me, while I was pregnant. I was shocked & devastated.   All my life, I dreamed of having a family, but I was also fully committed […]

Creative Resilience – Meet Jenni 17 of 52 Phenomenal Women (Year 2)

Meet Jenni: In her own words – “I’m terrible at drawing dogs. It’s a silly thing to be embarrassed about, but for decades, my bad dogs made my childhood dream of becoming an artist feel unattainable. Instead, I focused on becoming a writer, a flexible medium in which I could play. Today, with more than […]

Born to stand out – Meet Sheri 10 of 52 Phenomenal Women (Year 2)

Meet Sheri: In her own words – “I love Dr Seuss’s quote, “Why fit in when you were born to stand out?” Knowing that all of us don’t fit in in one way or another, instead of trying to I believe it is important to accept and embrace our uniqueness and from that vantage point, […]