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It’s NEVER too late to take care of your mental health. Guest writer Heather Zinger shares what she has learned about mental health and shares resources and insight about seeking help.

After seeing councilwoman Carrie Evans’ treatment and viral response during a town hall debate on flying a pride flag in Minot, North Dakota, Riley Held drove fourteen hours to her hometown to speak out herself. 

Laetitia Mizero Hellerud inspired attendees at the 2020 Virtual Ladyboss Summit with her presentation “Lessons From The African Philosophy of Ubuntu.” We sat down with Laetitia to learn more about her work to create stronger intercultural workplaces and communities where everyone feels valued and empowered to contribute.

Inspired by self-made billionaire, mother, and Spanx founder Sara Blakely, Vivian Fellman left her corporate job to pursue entrepreneurship. Her CBD shop Kota Botanics™ –“kota” in Japanese means “happy” — was born out of a passion for high-quality CBD products that enhance wellness. 

Colette Campbell inspired attendees at the August 4th Virtual Ladyboss Summit with her presentation, “How to Be Something You Can’t See.” We sat down with Colette to learn more about cultivating thriving communities, finding the right career path for you (through plenty of trial and error), and measuring your diversity and inclusion “temperature.” 

Kayla Houchin is best known in the F-M as the woman behind Indulgence Baking Co. But when Kayla isn’t whipping up delectable cakes and mesmerizing macarons, she’s devoting her time to charity: water, a non-profit working to end the clean water crisis around the globe.

According to Angela Wieck, it’s never been more important for news organizations to speak truth to power. As the Business and Community Editor for The Forum of Fargo-Moorhead, this Ladyboss is passionate about sharing what she learns and bringing the news to her community.

Theresa Garrett, Kirsten Henagin, and April Stevenson joined forces in 2019 to form Arise! Communities, a nonprofit dedicated to making the tech industry a more diverse and equitable place. By creating judgment-free, inclusive learning environments, the ladies behind Arise! are helping marginalized groups explore technology in new and meaningful ways.

Across the region, businesses and organizations are finding creative ways to operate amidst the COVID-19 pandemic. We spoke with a few local Ladybosses to find out how they are navigating this new normal.