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 West Loop that we hope you will check out, follow and support.
Originally from Brazil, I embarked on an adventure and moved to Houston in 2015 due to my husband’s job relocation. At the first moment, I thought how difficult it would be to restart my professional life in a different country, culture and language after more than 10 years studying and working as a Veterinarian in Brazil. Read more>>
I am a 6th generation Texan and a native Houstonian (ok fine I grew up in Bellaire but still…). Some of my best childhood memories were made taking musical theatre classes at Theatre Under the Stars, waiting in the wings at the Wortham Theatre, and as a student at the High School for the Performing and Visual Arts. Read more>>
Genesis Evans, born in New Orleans, Louisiana, but have resided in Houston since 2005. 22 years old and graduated from Scarborough High School. During her high school career, she was in cheerleading, athletics, volleyball and dance teams. Read more>>
Adriana dos Santos
I started my career in Mexico City in 2016, because in the year before, I had a health problem. In 2016, I studied how to be a Health Coach. I changed my habits and as a result, my health improved. I wanted to help other women do the same. Read more>>
Rebecca A. Weiner, M.Ed.
I am passionate about learning through play with children, empowering families and communities, and elevating excellence and inclusion. I explored these passions as an undergraduate, graduate, resident, and fellow, and I shared what I learned as a classroom educator. Read more>>