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Trailblazers: Sugar Land

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 Sugar Land that we hope you will check out, follow and support.

Asra Khan

When I moved to Los angels I started working as a makeup artist at a leading retailer. From there I helped my family and friends to get ready for their events as I did get my formal training overseas as a teenager. Something inside me never gave up my love for makeup artistry. Read more>>

Jasmine Elias Boswell

As I blogged about my adventures, I had no clue how much I was going to fall in love with storytelling. Experiencing my adventures was one thing, sharing them and being able to experience them with others was another. Read more>>

Faith VanderMolen

I used to think vegans were crazy and I vowed to never cut out meat or dairy from my diet. However, after doing more research and learning the benefits of a plant-based diet, I ended up going vegan cold turkey overnight. Read more>>

Alyncia Dennis

If people thought I was coming to any event they would make sure they were presentable because they knew I would be capturing moments all night with and without permission. Read more>>

Sharon Deidigha

I decided to start my own event planning company back in 2015 after relocating to the US from Canada. I wanted to start a business of my own because I wanted independence and financial security. Event planning and floral design came naturally to me because it involves using my creativity. Read more>>

Asma Akter

I started my blogging journey seriously not so long ago. Before, it was just a hobby to make my food look beautiful & take a nice picture to post on Instagram. The satisfaction I get from this makes me think to take it seriously and leaving my banking job. Read more>>

Denika Carothers

I see myself as the possibility of loving, powerful and connected relationships in the world and my mission is to change the world one relationship and one thought at a time. Read more>>

Alexis Jacob

I tried to force myself to eat the tasty foods that I once loved, in hopes that my digestive system would go back to “normal”. But it was to no prevail, body simply couldn’t take it. So, after talking to my best friend about what I should do next, she recommended transitioning to a clean, plant-based diet. Read more>>

Heather Suchma

Although we’ve accomplished a ton the last six years, we feel like we are just getting started. Every day feels like day one – exciting, scary and exhausting. The best is yet to come. Read more>>

Angela Brickley

I started my brand Luv Angela Marie back in 2014 as a blog that focused on fashion and lifestyle. After two years of blogging, I received so many emails from other bloggers in Houston asking who took my photos. Read more>>

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