[su_spotlightheader who=”Natasha Case” what=”Co-Founder, Coolhaus ” where=”Los Angeles, CA”] Natasha Case has been building an ice cream empire. Her company Coolhaus has been bringing frosty dreams and architectural puns to the masses for the past seven years. Having assembled a fleet of 11 ice cream mobiles, published a Coolhaus cookbook, and secured placement of ice […]
[su_spotlightheader who=”Neha Sampat” what=”CEO of Built.io” where=”San Francisco, CA”]Meet Neha Sampat, the CEO of Built.io, a digital platform that helps businesses harness tomorrow’s emerging technologies – today. A champion for women in tech and female entrepreneurs, Sampat is a frequent guest speaker on panels about diversity and women in tech. No stranger to leading the […]
[su_spotlightheader who=”Bella Acton” what=”Founder & CEO of Never Liked It Anyway” where=”Los Angeles, CA”] August and September have always had the scent of back-to-school in the air. But rather than the new school clothes and folders with heart throbs plastered on them that I looked forward to as a kid, as an adult I always […]
[su_spotlightheader who=”Erica Easley” what=”Founder, Gumball Poodle” where=”Los Angeles, CA”] We’ve all had that moment when we think to ourselves, why doesn’t anyone just make this? Erica Easley had that moment in 2008, during the presidential election, when she wanted a pair of socks that would boldly announce her support for her candidate – below the […]
[su_spotlightheader who=”Freya Estreller” what=”Co-Founder, Cool Haus and Founder, Ludlows Cocktail Co” where=”Los Angeles, CA”]Freya Estreller has this entrepreneur thing down. Having already started a successful business, Cool Haus with her partner Natasha Case, she decided to tackle the world of spirits by launching Ludlows Cocktail Co, a line of pre-packaged premium alcoholic jelly shots using all natural […]
[su_spotlightheader who=”Bridget Firtle” what=”Distiller, Owner, Creator of Owney’s Rum” where=”The Noble Experiment – Brooklyn, NY”]Bridget Firtle shares my love for French Fries and quality spirits. After falling in love with America’s first distilled spirit – Rum – she left her job at a hedge fund to become a distiller. The Noble Experiment in Brooklyn is […]
[su_spotlightheader who=”Paola Mendoza” what=”Writer, Filmmaker, Actress” where=”New York, NY”]When you meet Paola Mendoza, the first thing you’ll notice is the palpable fire and determination in her eyes. This accomplished filmmaker and writer has made it her mission to deal with social ills through art. A true auteur, Paola’s voice is raw and unconcealed in her […]
Janine Salinas Schoenberg is an emerging writer with an empathetic voice that speaks for the under represented. In her writing, she gamely explores the oft-overlooked landscape of faces in America: women, immigrants, and minority populations. A playwright, filmmaker and mother-to-be, Janine has been nominated for the coveted Wendy Wasserstein Prize, was selected to join the elite crop of women in AFI’s Women Directors Workshop, and was recently a MacDowell Fellow. I had the opportunity to talk to Janine about her journey as a writer and to find out about her new play, The Anatomy of Gazellas, which has its Los Angeles Premiere tonight, April 26, 2013, through the Playwrights’ Arena.
The cherubic Fiona Gubelmann is best known as Wilfred’s owner Jenna on the FX show Wilfred. Since this coming Monday, April 22, is Earth Day, we ask Fiona about her favorite charities, what it’s like to live with so many food allergies, and how she tries to live a conscious lifestyle.