I sat down at a low-key coffee shop in Venice to meet with Jen Sall. Who is Jen Sall? Jen Sall is a producer who is SKILLED at developing & producing for web and film. Her narrative projects have been screened theatrically and can be seen on Amazon, Netflix and Hulu. She’s also made her way onto the festival circuits. One of her recently released project? Calvin Klein - Raf Simmons starring The xx - I Dare You short film starring Stranger Things’ Millie Bobbie Brown, Moonlig
LADYBOSSES!!! - WE DID IT!! Over 1300 #ladybosses have liked the facebook page!!! Over 1300 ladybosses have watched and read about the amazing difference Chicago women are making in the world. They see empowering stories about women all over the world shared every day across all industries. I am overjoyed over how many people have rallied behind this project. THANK YOU for your support of this idea. I remember when the facebook page first hit 100 likes, 300 likes, 500 likes,
Creating this docu-series has been one of the most fulfilling things I've ever done. I've met amazing people and learned amazing things. I could probably write an infinite number of posts about the things I've learned from interviewing our #ladybosses, but I'm going to try and distill it down to the top 5, because this is my first blog post, so cut me some slack, haha. 1. Everyone Second Guesses Themselves I don't know about you, but I used to feel like that little voice in
Happy #FeatureFriday #ladybosses! Alicia is originally from the east coast and has been in Chicago about 6 years. She came here (from North Carolina) to find a more creatively thriving community. Alicia tries to create feminist performance spaces where people can be entertained but also asked to question conventional wisdom around women, sex and gender. She is committed to raising awareness of feminism and women’s issues through humor, candid observation and being really smar
Happy #FeatureFriday #ladybosses! Kara was born and raised in Northwest Indiana for the last 33 years and counting. Growing up, she had always stayed active and involved in sports. But once she got married and had two children, Kara felt like she was struggling with her self image and happiness. She went through a divorce and as a single mom with two children and three jobs, she felt she needed a change. Her friend, Jeremy Bowen, introduced her to AdvoCare, and in the first 2
Happy #FeatureFriday #ladybosses! Joy's story is one I think a lot of us can relate to and is proof that making a choice to follow your interests and passions can change the trajectory your life. Joy shared that she's come a long way to get to this wonderful point in life. She started as an optimistic 17 year old with huge goals and high expectations of her life and future. Fast forward 10 years and she found herself as a mother of two girls, in an abusive relationship, in a
Happy #FeatureFriday #ladybosses! Anna graduated from Truman State University with a degree in Studio Art and a minor in Art History. And while she's originally from St. Louis, she's lived in #Chicago for over a year and considers it home. Anna's art of choice is abstract acrylic paintings and they are AMAZING. It was so fascinating to talk with Anna because she captured exactly what it's like to be an artist. When I asked her what inspired her become a painter, she shared, "
Happy #FeatureFriday ladybosses! #LocalLadyboss to be featured today is Casey Hartnett, the creator of the web series Unplugged. Casey is a #Chicago native currently living in #NewYork
Unplugged is a new comedy series that is all about women! The series will touch on everything from periods, to sexual education in schools, gender expectations, sexual harassment on college campuses, and women in the workplace.
The people in charge of this series are all women. The produce