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Nancy Lee Sánchez: Executive Director

Nancy Lee Sánchez is the Executive Director for the Kaplan Educational Foundation. Her proven record of success stems from both Nancy's passion for her work and her dedication to each student she advises. Because of Nancy's busy schedule, she needs comfortable work clothes that travel well. We had a chance to talk with Nancy about both her work and personal style.      1. How would you describe your personal style?   My personal style is classic and sleek. I have grown to love my curves a...

Research Coordinator Julie

Julie is a Research Coordinator who takes both her work and style seriously. We had a chance to talk with Julie about her work, personal style, and advice she has for women entering the industry!     Tell us a little about your work! I am the Research Coordinator at a $1 billion fundamental, long/short hedge fund that is based in New York.  My title is somewhat vague and I have a hybrid role, but my main responsibilities involve managing my fund's broker relationship, sourcing our pri...

Lesley Shane: Clinical Research Pharmacist Doctorate

Tell us about your research work?  As a clinical research pharmacist doctorate and university lecturer I am actively engaged in global patient health research studies generating patient clinical outcomes and economic data/publications about patient diseases and drug therapies, including cancers, diabetes, heart conditions, immune disorders, arthritis, and amongst many other disease conditions. What is the most rewarding part of your job? Building of and communication of new research ...

Theater Artist and Educator: Tanya Everett

Tanya Everett is a multitalented theater professional working to create equity in American Theater. Tanya is based out of Creative Arts Team, the revolutionary nonprofit that boasts former coordinators like theater visionaries Lin Manuel Miranda and Dominique Morriseau. When she's not working in arts advocacy and education, Tanya is creating, performing, and producing theater all over the city. We had a chance to talk with Tanya about her arts practice, being her own boss, and personal style....

Powerhouse Producing Team: Emma Miller and Julia Greer

This summer, Julia Greer and Emma Miller founded The Hearth, a company dedicated to telling the stories of women. During rehearsals for their inaugural production FOR ANNIE by Beth Hyland, the artistic directors caught up with us about personal style and creating socially conscious work.   From right: Emma in the Jessica Dress and Julia in the Suzanne Top Tell me about the mission of The Hearth. EM: The girls and women I know are ambitious, complex, and sometimes make mistakes. They are brav...

The Girl Bosses of Lion'Esque

The Lion'eqsue Group specializes in custom-planning pop up shops for brands and has worked with companies like Marc Jacobs, Sally Hansen, and Estee Lauder. Founder Melissa Gonzales is the author of the Pop Up Paradigm which explores relationships between brands and consumers. Melissa and her strategists, Megan, Aliana and Gabriela, answered our question: "what does work hard, dress smart mean to you?" How you dress impacts your energy and state of mind. Dressing smart is dressing for the occ...

Science Teacher Extraoidinaire: Lizzie Rosenberger

Lizzie Rosenberger is a middle school science teacher at Avenues, a new international school in Chelsea. We got to relive a little grade school nostalgia in her classroom, and asked some questions about work and fashion. Lizzie is wearing the Suzanne top. How would you describe your personal style? Simple, except for glitter and polka dots, my greatest weaknesses. Or assets...   Which elements of ethical fashion are important to you? This year, my classroom is focused on our carbon footp...

Finance Whiz: Evelina Samson

Nora Gardner was inspired to create timeless, flattering work apparel after years of working on Wall Street and struggling to find a brand that met the demands she asked of her clothing. So it's no surprise that women in finance like Evelina Samson rely on Nora dresses to meet their work needs. We got a chance to talk to her about balancing practicality with personal style. How would you describe your personal style? Here are a few words that come to mind for personal style: practical, femi...

Terrarium Artisan: Lisa Yen

In New York City, our green spaces are precious and few. The delightful Brooklyn artist Lisa Yen knows this well, and in response, makes gorgeous and refreshing microcosms of nature and preserves them under glass. Lisa pairs the Verana Dress with her Moss Globe Necklace. What inspired you to start Moss + Twig? When I moved to Brooklyn, I really missed the outdoor space that I’d taken for granted from growing up in the suburbs. As a relief, I started building a little ‘rainforest’ in my apart...

Playwright: Tracy Weller

The multi-talented playwright Tracy Weller is the brains behind NYC theater company Mason Holdings, and we were lucky enough to pick her brain about art and personal style. Tracy is wearing the Georgina dress in Teal. What do you consider the cornerstone of your arts practice? For me the fundamentals of making theatre include: an unquenchable fascination with the human experience, a desire to tell untold stories, self-discipline and work ethic, and a small team of generous, smart and kind c...

Allergy Amulet Founder and CEO: Abigail Barnes

Growing up with allergies can make a relaxing evening out into a fraught experience. Allergy Amulet founder and CEO Abigail Barnes knows this well from firsthand experience, and created a plan to mitigate this anxiety. Her company crafts discrete allergen detection devices that are both practical and stylish. She answered some of our questions about working hard and dressing smart. Featuring: Allergy Amulet Helena Top Abi is wearing the Helena Top in Ivory. Where do you wear your Nora G...

Gluten Free Brewer: Taylor Grothe

Starting this week, we'll be talking with girl bosses in different industries, chatting about their personal practice, workspace, and style. This week, we got to visit Taylor Grothe at her brewery and chat about her experience being her own boss and following her passion.Taylor launched Church Owl Gluten Free Beer to fill the need for delicious brews for people with allergies and dietary restrictions. The results are some of the tastiest local beers in the New York area. She runs most of th...
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