LYD (Live Your Dreams) Stars: Exclusive Interviews with America’s Most Inspiring Women

Selena Davant Spreads Good Vibes With Her ‘Smile A Day’ Mission

Selena Davant took a dark time in her life–a painful breakup–and found something to smile about.  In 2016, the art director, content creator, photographer, videographer and digital campaign director launched Smile A Day, a social media-driven project that captures smiling portraits of people. She asks them:  “What makes you happy and why?” With her passion

How The Trend Sisters Turned Their Passion For Fashion Into A Successful Blog

Gabby Rose and Claire Alena Gammon are two sisters with a love for fashion. When Claire was diagnosed with Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD), she decided to turn her love for creative writing and fashion into a blog as a creative outlet. She enlisted her sister Gabby for help and The Trend Sisters blog was born.

Madison Maxey on Innovation and Why You Need to Know About Wearable Tech

Madison Maxey is blurring the lines between fashion and technology. As the founder of smart fabric company, Loomia, she’s showing the world how textiles can be used to light up devices or read vital signs. Over the past four years, the young entrepreneur has contributed to programming an LED matrix dress for fashion designer Zac

Going for the Olympics is More than Just About Going for the Gold: Women’s Ski-Jumper Abby Ringquist’s Inspiring Story

Some young women are truly born to lead. Abby Ringquist is one of them. This talented ski jumper grew up just having fun on the slopes, but over time, she turned an after-school hobby into a professional career. And she’s on track to be an Olympic contender–if not champion–in the upcoming Winter Olympics. 1,000 Dreams

Klea Ndoci Helps Women Pay Hope Forward With Doll Face Club

Klea Ndoci took her first narcotic when she was 12. By 13, she was deep into street life; drugs, money, robbery, and prostitution. After nine years of living on the edge–including jail time–she wanted better for herself.  At 22, she voluntarily checked herself into a rehabilitation facility and met a group of women who became

Bronte Johnson and why she’s ready to lead the future of tech

You often hear about women being underrepresented in STEM careers. High school student Brontë Johnson wants to change that. With an interest in the incredible world of Artificial Intelligence (AI), she is at the forefront of exciting advances from Siri to self-driving cars and computerized doctors. This is why she’s ready to lead the future

How Eleni Lazares Got The Dream Gig Of Interviewing Your Favorite Celebrities for E!

Eleni Lazares is an associate producer for E! News, and yes, it’s just as cool as you’d think it is — interviewing A-list stars on the red carpet is just a typical Tuesday. But landing such a coveted job is no easy task. A 2013 graduate of Ohio University, Eleni held several highly competitive college

Elana Lyn On Creating A Personal Brand And Mastering The Side Hustle

When Elana Lyn Gross  was looking for a  creative outlet to occupy her time, she had no idea that her signature blog would turn her into a professional and personal development resource for young women. She pivoted from a career in politics to start her own site that is now thriving. As part of her

“That Girl is Going Places:” Bronte Johnson On Chasing Her STEM Dreams

You know that feeling when you walk away from a conversation with someone awesome — and you think, “Wow, that girl is going places”? Meet Brontë Johnson, a high school student forging her STEM path in the incredible world of artificial intelligence (AI). Artificial intelligence is a vast, complicated and exciting area that includes countless

Jess Weiner Champions Confidence and Female Empowerment Through Social Entrepreneurship

At 12 years old, Jess Weiner struggled with self-esteem issues around things we all understand; like wanting to be liked and to feel beautiful. Now an author, speaker and social entrepreneur, she’s turned those personal struggles into a global initiative for girls’ and women empowerment. As the CEO of her own consulting firm Talk to
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