Ines Almeida, 30s, Social Entrepreneur

I first came across Inês’ wonderful work two years ago, while researching girl empowerment communities for my documentary project The Illusionists (for which Inês eventually became an ally, supporter and sponsor). I was instantly captivated by Inês’ vision, drive, determination, and altruism. Her enterprise 7Wonderlicious is focused on overturning gender stereotypes, empowering girls to achieve … Continue reading »

Heather Gold, 40s, Comedian

From the archives: here’s an interview of comedian Heather Gold – originally published in May 2010. What is your name, age, and location? Heather Gold, 42, Huntington, New York. What is your profession? Comedian, writer, professional speaker. What did you study in school and what degrees do you have? I have a BA in English … Continue reading »

Erica Ayisi, 20s, Broadcast Journalist

What is your name, age, and location? Erica Ayisi, 29, American working in Accra, Ghana. What is your profession? Broadcast journalist. What did you study in school and what degrees do you have? Communication Arts, TV/Radio Production. Bachelor of Arts. Communication Arts, Broadcast Journalism Master of Arts. I earned both degrees from New York Institute … Continue reading »