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Host Jane B. of The Jane B. Show interviews a panel of Amazing female entrepreneurs about the meaning of GIRL POWER. On this episode you will hear from 4 ladies, Renee Daniel Flagler, Meca McKinney, Megan O’Sullivan, and Jessica Styles. These women will share with you the ingredients that make up the unique ability of girl power. They will discuss what it really is and how you can embrace it today! If you were born female then you naturally possess this power. You must acknowledge it first and then continue to reaffirm it in your life. These phenomenal women will share insight with you on how to do that. Tune in to find out now!
In part 2 of GIRL POWER the panel shared with you the ingredients that make up this unique feminine ability. On today’s episode, Host Jane B. of The Jane B. Show, will continue the conversation with this amazing panel of passionate women. However, today’s show is all about giving back and reaching the next generation. These phenomenal ladies will discuss the importance of affirming confidence in young girls and pulling out what they are passionate about now. Listen closely as one of the women reveals a little trick she uses in her coaching sessions for young ladies. It’s a great technique that anyone can use to help little girls understand the great possibilities in life. This segment will show you that you are NEVER too young or too old to release your inner power!
Meca McKinney –
is a accessory design graduate of the Fashion Institute of Technology and holds a degree in art from Thomas Edison State College. Her journey has taken her throughout the NYC corporate fashion industry as a technical footwear designer to self-employment as an independent handbag designer and freelancer for corporations and other indies alike. Besides her own line of custom-made leather handbags and accessories, she is also a freelancer fashion writer for publications such as Tyra Bank’s website TypeF.com, EdgePhiladelphia.com, The Examiner.com and a lifestyle blogger. She teaches art/design to youngsters whenever possible, recently teaching handbag design for the Habitat of Humanity Recreation Center in Trenton and makes her rounds doing d.i.y fashion workshops and guest speaking engagements upon request. In May she was honored to be a guest speaker on a panel of entrepreneur women at Princeton University.
In March 2011, her first design book, “ENVISION: The Young Accessory Designer’s Guide to Collection Development” was released.
Meca and her designs have been featured in Upscale Magazine, Philadelphia Magazine, Trace Magazine, Clutch Mag Online, and countless fashion blogs. Some notable wearers of Jypsea’s handbags and accessories include Neo-soul singer Res, Imani Copolla of the rock group Little Sister and Judith Jamison of the famed Alvin Ailey Dance Theater. She was recently on The Today Show in a feature about eco-friendly fashion.
Visit Meca McKinney – www.jypsea.com
Megan O’Sullivan –
While in graduate school, Tia’s Place owner Megan O’Sullivan conceived of a different kind of clothing boutique combining up-and-coming designers and niche brands with staple lines that would attract clientele wanting a personalized shopping experience in a neighborhood atmosphere, although they were in the city. In early 2004, armed with eight years of financial experience from PricewaterhouseCoopers, Megan traded Wall Street for Grove Street, where she settled on a 2,000 square foot space in downtown historic Jersey City, NJ to open Tia’s Place. In 2009, Tia’s Grand Central Terminal was opened. This satellite store was the perfect answer for clients needing a fun, affordable boutique to express their style and indulge their shopping urge amidst a wounded economy.
Since opening, Tia’s has become a destination for stylists and fashionistas. Megan has served as a stylist for magazine and television and a resource for other stylists through the NYC area. Future plans include expanding the stores eponymous jewelry line to bags and clothing, continuing their special events like the Annual Fall Fashion Preview with Shape Magazine, and seeking out their next location.
Visit Megan O’Sullivan – www.tiasplace.com
is a South Carolinian who has taken New York City by storm. Styles is the Founder and CEO of The FAB Network, a consulting firm that caters to students and professionals. Less than two years after its official launch, The FAB Network has implemented an after-school program in the Bronx and helped numerous young professionals pursue their dream jobs. Jessica says “Helping individuals to realize their passions and connecting them with the appropriate resources is the entire game plan for FAB!”
Renee Daniel Flagler
is a marketing professional, award-winning freelance writer and the author of Mountain High Valley Low, Miss-Guided & In Her Mind. Renee also pens a relationship column on XI Online Magazine and started SheBiz.net, a blog for women pursuing their passions. Connect with Renee at Facebook, and Twitter or visit her on www.reneedanielflagler.com.