Kayla Goebel fell in love with Crossfit right away, but she felt like there were people who were being left out of the community. So, she built one herself. Now she owns Strong Roots, a small gym with a big mission.

Black women innovators are often overlooked or overshadowed, but they’ve invented all kinds of things that we use in our day to day lives, and have vastly improved our world. Here are just a few of the incredible inventions Black women have given us.

For small business owners, 2020 was a rough year. Sarah Herrick-Smíšek doesn’t own just one small business, but two. She tells us how taking care of your mental health in the midst of a pandemic is a hobby all its own.

Chicago-based designer, Sadie Teper, began her design career with a challenge: make 20 designs a month. Now she’s found her style, and has a whole new challenge for herself in 2021.

Most of us have become all too familiar with stress and anxiety over the last year. Ladyboss Saree Reveling knows a thing or two about high stress environments, and what we can all be doing better to combat those negative feelings.

Maartje van Bedaf does it all: She churns cream into gelato, chats with customers, and handles the marketing for the family businesses Cows and Co Creamery and Duchessa Gelato. Maartje shares the importance of a strong support system, and how women are the backbone of the dairy farm. 

Dr. Wasifa Ahmad Hasan certainly did not take the usual road to becoming a beauty influencer (if there even is such a thing?) In this post, she shares about her switch from dentistry to blogging, the importance of being patient with people living with chronic illness, and why women should team up in 2021.

Brittany Anton made quite the wardrobe change when she went from selling bridal gowns to t-shirts. Now she works with an entirely different clientele, but they haven’t stopped inspiring her, and even though she’s the boss, she’s still just a part of the team.

With a last name like hers, Jenna Leadbetter was destined for leadership. At just 31, she became the District Superintendent and now educators twenty years her senior look to her for inspiration and direction. She talks with us about being the youngest person in the room, ditching law school, and why she carries around a list of people who inspire her.

Two days before having to shut down due to COVID-19 restrictions, Sara Mozingo bought out her business partner. It was inconvenient timing, but Sara is first and foremost a coach who looks out for her team. She spoke with us about keeping her fitness center afloat during COVID, how to stay healthy amidst a global pandemic, and the importance of finding a really good coach, or two, or three.