Introducing Maria Sörman Kumar…

Maria was born and raised in Sweden.  She met her husband while working on community development in the Himalaya Mountains in India.  Maria holds a degree in Anthropology and raises two children from their home in Sweden. Maria developed a vision of starting a...

Why is a Woman Valuable?

I am a survivor of abuse. The messages I received in life based on my experiences were that my value was in my sexuality, the size and shape of my body, and the things I owned. What I have learned over the years about the value of a woman is so completely different from what I believed as a child…

Introducing Megan Tierney…

LOUISE & ELEANOR is the scariest and most humbling venture I’ve ever attempted.  I funded the company myself which has been a challenging endeavor.  At the same time, it has taught me so much about perseverance and dedication.  If you dream something and...

What Do We Understand About Beauty?

“What do we understand about beauty? Is it only physical?”-Vijayalakshmi, Founder of The Mohiniyattam Institute I attended a mixer a couple weeks ago for a wonderful organization called MentorMatchmaker. Vijayalakshmi made some thought provoking statements about...

Introducing Reyna Elizabeth…

I was born in Mexico and crossed into the US with my family when I was very young. I experienced extreme hardships as a child, but in 2011 I made a decision to begin a process of recovery and self-discovery that changed my life forever. I overcame my past and I am now enjoying my new life of freedom with my husband…

Bullying and Unattainable Beauty

I used to think that I was picked on or bullied because I was not pretty. I used to tell myself through thick and heavy tears that if I were pretty this would not be happening to me. I wouldn’t be the class joke. I wouldn’t get pushed around, both figuratively and literally. I would be respected. If I were pretty to them, then I would be adored…

Introducing Sunnie Brook…..

From a young age I knew I was passionate about helping people and being creative. Initially I thought I’d be a counselor for young women, but it was my mom who saw that I loved to dress hair and play with makeup. She suggested beauty school. Eighteen years later I still feel like I get to help people and be creative…

Day of Beauty: Part II

Two Wings: Helping Women Love Themselves! Two Wings is a nonprofit in the Los Angeles area that I have been introduced to in the past few months, and I think what they are doing is pretty amazing. “Two Wings uses education, mentoring and life coaching to empower...
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