WYSK Profile: Laurie Rubin [Video]

February 3, 2014 by

Meet Laurie Rubin… acclaimed mezzo-soprano, author, jewelry designer, and Woman You Should Know. Blind since birth, she has never let her “difference” define her. Despite what people throughout her life told her she could and would never do, Laurie has never given up on her dreams or backed down from a challenge. Instead, she has created a rich and colorful life, and earned immense success in the highly ... [Read More]

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WYSK Profile: Keija Minor [Video]

June 10, 2013 by

In September 2012, Woman You Should Know Keija Minor made publishing history when she was named Editor-in-Chief of Brides, the legendary bridal magazine and one of 18 titles owned by Condé Nast Publications. Her well earned appointment gave her the distinction of being the first African-American to ever lead a Condé Nast consumer title in the publishing giant’s 103 year existence. ... [Read More]

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WYSK Profile: Loren Raye

November 12, 2012 by

Whether you call her a WYSK or a Badass Chick, Loren Raye is a passionate woman who impresses and inspires. At the ripe age of only 26 and just over 4 years out of Penn State, she has already built an enviable career for herself in the still largely male dominated field of radio working as the only female producer for Elvis Duran and the Morning Show. Her behind-the-scenes producing skills and her on-air ... [Read More]

WYSK Profile: Jessica Greer Morris

July 9, 2012 by

Video Note: This profile was shot and produced prior to January 2013, when Project Girl Performance Collective officially changed its brand name to Girl Be Heard, marking the organization's evolution from a grassroots NYC collective to a growing global movement with the same empowering mission. Meet the remarkable Jessica Greer Morris (MPH), one of Newsweek's 2012 "150 Fearless Women Who Shake The ... [Read More]

WYSK Profile: Dawn Casale

April 30, 2012 by

Dawn Casale's story brings new meaning to the phrase "the taste of sweet success". This Woman You Should Know is the founder and co-owner of One Girl Cookies, an expanding dessert empire she started 12 years ago out of her tiny apartment. Back then, Dawn was "one girl" who spent her free time dreaming up all sorts of recipes for old-fashioned confections and modern treats, while baking thousands of cookies ... [Read More]

WYSK Profile: Jennifer Jones & Cynthia Hornig

March 21, 2012 by

This is the story behind Women You Should Know, the digital brand founded by entrepreneurial mavens Jennifer Jones and Cynthia Hornig in September 2011 that delivers an original and refreshing look at the many exceptional, everyday women all around us who have outperformed, innovated, discovered, defied and soared. The emerging media property is designed for and about dynamic women, covering their drive and ... [Read More]

WYSK Profile: Samantha Brown

February 20, 2012 by

Samantha Brown is the girl next door with the best job in the world. In one unexpected, life changing moment, she went from travel novice and struggling actor to professional traveler and TV host of her own show. As a result, for the last 13 years, Samantha has gotten to journey to some of the most fascinating destinations across the globe and document her incredible experiences for a travel series bearing ... [Read More]

WYSK Profile: Carol Brodie

January 9, 2012 by

Her road from jewelry empire, Harry Winston, to television's HSN was pavéd in diamonds. Carol Brodie, international jewelry expert and host of Rarities: Fine Jewelry with Carol Brodie on HSN, has had an impressive and enviable career working with some of the world's most prestigious brands along the way. From luxury guru to HSN maven, Carol designed and handcrafted her own professional success, leading to ... [Read More]