"There is so much about the female body that doesn’t get discussed enough and many women struggle and suffer in silence because of it."
"It made me realize the power and vulnerability involved in sitting in front of a camera and staring directly into the lens and how a collaboration between subject and photographer can become empowering and revolutionary."
"Be as kind to yourself, your family, your neighbors, and strangers as you can right now. Everyone is moving through this time in their own way. And if you aren’t one already, you can try pretending to be a working artist moving through a rough patch."
"I am in the midst of one of the most fulfilling moments in my entire life. I have crystal clear clarity of what I am supposed to do in my life right now and I am doing it...I had no idea my life would look like this at 38. It’s rad all around."
"I’ve never made a choice to paint or create art, it’s something I’ve always had to do. There’s something I’m trying to communicate, and I continually experiment with paint in an attempt to say it."
We combed our archives for career advice from just a few of the bold women we've profiled over the years — from supporting female small businesses to including activism in the business plan, here are words of wisdom to learn from.
"These voices warm my home with stories of where I've traveled to, who I have shared time with, and how far I have come on my journey. It's a great reminder of impermanence, gratitude, and solidarity."
"Too often POC stories (and the stories of all marginalized peoples in general) are regulated by or told from the point of view of someone on the outside."
Take a tour of this mother and daughter owned boutique in Tucson. The creative duo pulls inspiration everywhere: from Europe to nature and favorite childhood books, curated for those who are "curious and original."
Wanting to build a business around your creative work, but nervous about tackling the finances? This money-savvy entrepreneur offers all sorts of tools and insights to help.
Lisa Congdon's latest book is both visually and thematically inspiring. A Glorious Freedom reminds us there is much to live and learn over the age of 40.
We chatted with this LA-based designer about creating modern clothes that allow for movement, plus how she stays mindful and inspired.