VAL ELEFANTE: COMMUNITY MANAGER AT LIPS AND INTERSECTIONAL FILMMAKER

“When you can be comfortable in a room, that’s one thing, but to truly be able to be your real self, to let your creative juices flow, to share your wild idea… it’s not just comfort. You’re not just comfortable. Like you have to feel safe enough to be open and authentically honest.”

DRAKE HACKNEY: PHOTOGRAPHER AND VISUAL STORYTELLER

This week I featured Drake Hackney, photographer and visual storyteller, whose incredible work has captured stunning images, including those of our very own Pavé The Way models! Read below about his passion for photography, and how he continues to shape his craft!

CLAIRA JANOVER: SOCIAL JUSTICE ACTIVIST

Something that’s always been very meaningful to me is being opinionated, outspoken, and having conversations that I think a lot of people don’t have because it’s draining, exhausting, and sort of provocative to reconcile with.

ISHMAEL MAYHEW: ENTREPRENEUR & DIGITAL MEDIA STRATEGIST

My name is Ishmael Mayhew and I am a serial entrepreneur, Digital Media strategist, and I really just care really about people knowing who they are and really navigating through life and pursuing the genuine meaning of happiness.

CHLOE & MAUD ARNOLD: THE SYNCOPATED LADIES

This week I spoke with Chloe and Maud Arnold, Founders of The Syncopated Ladies as they shared their journey and vision as Tap Dancers, Choreographers, educators, entrepreneurs and philanthropists.