Entrepreneur Feature: Michelle, AZ Staging & Design

I’m Michelle Burrola, founder of AZ Staging and Design. I transform homes, allowing them to sell for top dollar on their first day of listing. I take empty houses and make them come to life with staging and appeal to a wide audience. I also take occupied homes, EDIT and re-work them so buyers can […]

Entrepreneur Feature: Sheila Sjolseth, Pennies of Time

  “So, the boys and I are going to do an act of kindness every day,” sharing with my husband my new goal, I looked over at him. He paused and returned my look, “That’s great! For how long?” “For the rest of our lives.” I continued folding the laundry. Wow! Vocalizing it felt real […]

Entrepreneur Feature: Kristy, Educational Technology

My name is Kristy Sevy.  I am a mom, wife, hair fanatic, and founder/CEO of FuzePlay (an EdTech company).  I have a background in Piano Pedagogy and Marriage Family Therapy. I entered the startup world a little over a year ago when I decided to build FuzePlay! I didn’t have a background tech or business, […]

Entrepreneur Feature: Rachelle, Counseling Practice

I’m Rachelle, and I am a Clinical Social Worker and an Accredited Mental Health Social Worker in private practice. I started my own counselling practice, Happy Me Counselling, about 11 years ago in Melbourne, Australia. I felt inspired so I quit my job at a non-profit organisation and started my own counselling practice – with […]

Entrepreneur Feature: Heather, Organizational Consulting

I am Heather Stone, and I have owned and managed businesses for twenty-five years. Most recently, I run a small organizational consulting firm out of a lovely little office in American Fork, about a mile from my home. I help companies figure out how to sustain a fast pace of growth without destroying their employees […]

Artist Feature: Natalie Hansen

Hi! I’m Natalie Hansen, and I am graduating this month with a BFA degree in Illustration and a minor in Family Life from Brigham Young University. I am a freelance illustrator, and you can view my work at nataliehansenart.com and find me on Instagram and Facebook. Trying new foods, long boarding, reading, and small rabbits are some of my favorite things. […]

Entrepreneur Feature: Allison Lew, Braid Workshop

I’m Allison Lew, a business development coordinator at Provo Mayor’s Office of Economic Development, the founder of Braid Workshop for Women Entrepreneurs, a board member for the Utah Valley Chamber of Commerce Women’s Business Network, and an organizer for Girl Develop It Provo. I have a BA in comparative literature and an MPA in local […]

Entrepreneur Feature: Michelle, Techtonica

Tell us a little about yourself and about your job/profession? My name is Michelle Glauser. I’ve lived in Salt Lake City, Leipzig (Germany), Shanghai, London, and San Francisco, where I currently reside. I’ve been blogging since 2003 and wrote my Master’s thesis on mommy bloggers. In 2012, I made a big career transition and became […]

Entrepreneur Interview: Sui Lang Panoke, Women Politics Media

Describe briefly who you are, your background, and your business. Hello.  My name is Sui Lang Liliu O’Kalani Pumehana Panoke and I am originally from the beautiful islands of Hawaii.  I was born in Honolulu, raised in Salt Lake City, Utah, and currently reside on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC with my daughter and our […]

Entrepreneur Feature: Cydni Tetro, Tech & Software

I am an expert in product validation, go-to-market strategies, product development, marketing and technology.  I have validated and built hundreds of technology products used by the world’s largest brands, retailers and companies including Disney, Microsoft, ProofPoint, Ancestry, Marvel, Star Wars, Facebook, MLB, MLS, Warner Brothers, NFL, Disney Stores, Target, Walmart and Toys R Us. S […]

Entrepreneur Feature: Katrina Berg, Artist

Hi! I’m Katrina, an artist AND a wife AND a mother AND a teacher AND a sister AND a friend AND a daughter of heavenly parents. You can find my work at www.katrinaberg.com, and on instagram: @katrina.berg My husband and I live in a quirky but modern concrete home in Midway, Utah with our 5 […]

Voices from the Past: Louise Yates Robison

by Brooke Nelson Edwards It’s no secret that Mormon women today are dominating online in lifestyle blogs and Etsy stores.* But long before Etsy and Instagram came on the scene, Mormon women had a long history of using their artistic and creative skills to supplement their family incomes. Meet Louise Yates Robison—the original queen of […]

Entrepreneur Feature: Paula Ruesch, RIK Book Camp

My name is Paula Ruesch. Throughout my 12-year career as an elementary school librarian my greatest joy has been helping children develop a love of reading.  Five years ago I started my first business now called RIK Book Camp. It is designed to create a fun environment which encourages children to read throughout the summer. […]

Artist Feature: Caitlin Connolly

Tell us a little about yourself and about your work. My name is Caitlin Connolly. I am an artist, wife, dog-mom, writer, musician, and creative enthusiast. My work explores the human experience, most often the feminine experience, through drawing and painting. I love building subtle layers of texture and playing back and forth between looseness […]

Entrepreneur Feature: Michelle McCullough

Michelle McCullough started her first business (Doodads Promotional Products) when she was 19 and currently runs three companies including consulting businesses all over the world. A seasoned speaker, Michelle teaches success principles and leadership insights that help boost employee engagement and higher performance. She also loves to speak on what she calls The Social Media Blueprint […]

Entrepreneur Feature: Suzette Smith, White Space Organizing

I’ve always been an organized person; I’ve always helped others to organize their space. But I did not imagine I would use these skills to start an organizing business. However, when I was laid-off and diagnosed with cancer in the same year, I found that “starting a business” was a good solution to the situation. […]

Entrepreneur Feature: Sarita Venkatapathy Naidu, Amaithi Yoga

My name is Sarita Venkatapathy Naidu, or Shareeta depending on who you ask. My father is from India and my mother is “pioneer stock” (in her words), and my business is called Amaithi, LLC (Tamil for “peace”). I’ve invested my time and energy in running a yoga, energy work and nutrition business for several reasons […]

Entrepreneur Feature: Brittany Jepsen, The House That Lars Built

I’m Brittany Jepsen. I’m a designer, stylist, crafter and founder of The House That Lars Built, a design house and blog that focuses on living an artful life. I have a degree in art history and master’s in interior design. I started The House That Lars Built after interning for two designers in NYC. I […]

Entrepreneur Feature: Jessica Taylor, Legacy Tree Genealogists

Jessica Taylor realized halfway through completing her degree at BYU that her major didn’t interest her. She had grown up thinking that since she was a people person and liked kids, she ought to pursue teaching young people. But something didn’t fit. After some wandering, she found the Family History – Genealogy major and fell […]

YW Spotlight: Ivy & Mazzy, Baking Entrepreneurs

Names: Ivy and Mazzy Marcucci City/Location: Riverside, IL (just outside of Chicago) Ivy is almost 17 and Mazzy is almost 14. The rest of the family includes mom, dad, and Ratz, the ball python. Ivy plays the piano and loves to sing. She also loves discovering new restaurants in Chicago, especially donut shops. She plays […]

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