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Trailblazers: Palm Beach

The editorial team has a special attachment to our new series, The Trailblazers: Rewriting the Narrative, because so many of us feel that media portrayals of women have been too one dimensional. Today, women are doing incredible things in all fields – from science and technology to finance, law, business, athletics and more.  With the Trailblazers series, we hope to highlight and celebrate female role models, encourage more equal and just representation in the media, and help foster a more tight-knit community locally helping women find mentors, business partners, friends and more.

Below, you’ll find some incredible trailblazers from in and around Palm Beach that we hope you will check out, follow and support.

Brittney Coke and Classify Beauty

As you may know my name is Brittney Coke. I was born in Jamaica. I currently live in Florida. I am a wife and mother. I am a teacher by day and a blogger and beauty queen by night so to speak. I am also a freelance hairstylist. Read more>>

Karla Merrell

Today, I am devoted to create women’s empowerment and self-development events for coaches, speakers, thought leaders and entrepreneurs using my Event Profit Maximizer System so they can optimize their impact, profit and client enrollment. Read more>>

Danyelle Noble

I started fashion blogging February of 2017. I’ve always been in love with fashion and everything and anything that has to do with it. I lived in New York City for a year and absolutely LOVED every minute of it. I was surrounded by so much fashion and diversity. Read more>>

Melissa Gritter

I became obsessed with Artistic Photography and adjusting pictures til they were a whole new image, simply to understand how to enhance, and in some cases really over filter an image for the sake of knowledge – this was pre-Instagram! Read more>>

Flose Boursiquot

I’ve been writing poetry since the third grade so for about 17 years now. Poetry became a constant in my life because it was a way for me to process feelings about childhood trauma. I couldn’t intellectualize the shame and guilty I felt about being a victim of something I couldn’t understand, but poetry understood. Read more>>

Kristi Davis

When you reach the lowest point in your life (at least I hope it was), you choose a way to try to dig yourself out of depression and help with the pain. We all have our chosen outlets (good and bad) – alcohol, drugs, a job, faith, a relationship, a friend, etc. I chose fitness or you could say fitness chose me. Read more>>

Gaby Viteri

After several years working for a prestigious jewelry house in Miami, I founded The Curated Look, a space to inspire women thru a positive, friendly and vibrant experience. Our goal is to build community by mentoring and showcasing a curation of independent jewelry designers and emerging brands. Read more>>

Geraldine Dorema

My passion for writing started when I was a little girl. I always knew that this was what I wanted to do. I wanted more and more to reach and help people through my words, so I decided one day to start my blog not knowing the reaction I would get. Read more>>

Catherine Figueroa

Every part of my life, the people I’ve met, the things that I’ve learned have propelled me to where I am today. I still have so much knowledge to gain and people to meet but I believe I’m on the path to achieving goals and fulfilling dreams. Read more>>

Rachel Calvelli

Owning a business is something that I have wanted to do since I was a child. I have always been a visionary, the type of person that has so many ideas and just needs to create all the time. Read more>>

Jennifer Lauren Accius

I’ve always had a passion of art in many mediums. Creating was a never-ending outlet that help me as an introverted kid, explore the world around me and imagine world of my own. From my interest in fashion, sparked by my dreams of becoming a supermodel. Read more>>

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