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#GirlBoss: redefining what a boss looks like

Too many of us grew up only seeing one kind of boss or leader in the media. The lack of representation for other groups reinforced harmful stereotypes and acted as a self-fulfilling prophesy, but would our opinion of what a leader looks like be different if the media did a better job at representing the true diversity of leadership in America?

Women and other under-represented groups are already leading many great companies, organizations, & academic institutions; others are authoring best-sellers, building engaged audiences, leading movements and more.

We encourage you to check out the female leaders we’ve highlighted below, follow them on social media if you find their work or story interesting and most importantly do your part to #fightstereotypes

Dr. Brooke Herbert, D.C. | Chiropractor & Blogger


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Hiiii! Dr. Brooke here, today I wanted to do something a little different… I haven’t introduced myself in awhile and I’d love to get to know you all more so I’m going to share a few facts about myself and in the comments please feel free to share something about yourself along with how you know me or found my IG. This place is all about community and I want to get to know my little community more today. ⤵️ . . . 1. I’m a chiropractor! (Duh 🙈 you probably already knew that) 2. I’m actually a fairly introverted person outside of work.😅 3. I’m a Midwest girl at heart. Love me some cornfields and rolling green hills. 4. I have one little boy whose about to turn one this month & I’d like to have one or two more BOYS! (I’m crazy, I know) I’m pretty sure I was meant to be an all boy mama. 😍😋 That’s all for now! Thanks for reading & don’t forget to share something about yourself below. ♥️

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Laura De Leon | Realtor

Laurie Jacobsen | Squarespace Web Designer


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Do you ever get wild hair about something? Well, yesterday I did and I did something a little bit crazy. I decided to redesign my entire website from the ground up. . I put an “under construction” page up and went to work. I gave myself a deadline of Friday, but within 24 hours I was DONE! And I LOVE it! . Go take a look and tell me what you think! I’d love to know! . (Link in profile.) . . #Squarespacewebdesigner #SquarespaceDesigner #WebsiteDesign #WebDesigner #FindYourFlock #SavvyBusinessOwner #RisingTideSociety #CommunityOverCompetition #MakersGonnaMake #FemaleEntrepreneur #BeingBoss #FemaleEntrepreneurAssociation #RemoteWork #DreamLife #GalTribe #WorkfromAnywhere #ItsDarling #HighEndLaidBack�#BSchool #VideoEditor #eBookDesign #OnlineCourseCreation #LifeCoach #CertifiedLifeCoach #LadyBoss #ThatsDarling #WebsiteRedesign

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Mariel Heather | Intuitive Life Coach

Jacqui Shoffner | Realtor

Alison & Suzie Guelker | Mother Daughter Real Estate Team

Briana Owen  | Integrative Nutrition Coach


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“If you want to know what it’s like to survive hell and come out shining brighter than the sun, just look into the eyes of a women who’s survived intense damage and refused to let it destroy her softness.” ________ I normally don’t post quotes but I don’t think I have ever related more to something in my life. It has become more and more apparent to me this past year how powerful you can really be if you are on a mission to make a change in your life. • I did not come from money. • Nothing and I mean absolutely nothing was handed to me. • I paid my own way through college. • I never had “guidance” • I didn’t even have parents to raise me but boy did their bad decisions shape who I have become. They showed me what it was like to struggle. To be alone. To fend for myself – and I am in fact GRATEFUL. ______ I could have made up a million excuses to fail BUT I never made one. Everything I have, I created and it was all because of the experiences I had in my past. They shaped me, molded me into what I am today. ______ Don’t make excuses for yourself. No matter what you go through or are going through in your life. You have to realize it is an experience. An experience that you can sit back and look at from that seat inside yourself. It has never made more sense to me than now. I have a set of experiences that not one person in the world has because they are my own. I have survived intense damage and for many years I let it harden my heart. Now I realize what it is like to use your experiences to your advantage. The walls around my heart are falling down, my energy is opening up. I see more than ever what I am capable of and holy shit its liberating. _____ I know people always say this but it’s true – you are capable of a lot more than you give yourself credit for. Open your EYES and your HEART – the possibilities for you are endless no matter what your past looks like. You are the only one who sets your LIMITS. YOU CREATE YOUR FUTURE. #motivation #growbabygrow #innerstrength #realshit

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Nicole Falcon | Real Estate Entrepreneur


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I am so happy to see the weather finally cooling! Can’t wait to start hiking again. #tbt

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Helly | Runner & Realtor

Misty Stachel | Wellness Coach

Kristy Ardo | Fitness Entrepreneur


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I have officially been cleared for exercise!! Yes!! [#sponsor] The last 6 weeks I’ve really had no routine. Its been a big chaotic blur, and thats what postpartum mom life is. HA! Im finally starting to get more into a routine. Ive been integrating a quick @proform bike ride into my mornings using the IFIT trainer and its been a game changer. It helps me start the day and I feel like I’m mentally more on top of my mom game. SERIOUSLY!!! Not having worked out for the last two months, I’ve really felt off. After my first bike ride (through the Hawaiian mountains) I immediately felt SO REFRESHED. I can’t wait to get back into shape! •Exercise is so much more than physical appearance… it literally keeps me mentally sane and helps me fight anxiety!! AH I feel so much better!!!! • Its NEVER too late to start working out. Find exercise you LOVE and give it a shot! What is your favorite type of exercise??? •I was provided this bike in exchange for my honest and unbiased opinion @proform

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Paula | Leadership & Mindset Coach

Joanna | Owner of @the_cltn

Morgan Venetos | Residential Realtor

Susan Dangerfield | Certified Personal Trainer

Andrealinn Koernig  | CEO Luxor Property Investments


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New Top Value Tool right now is this NEW site! 👇👇 “Andrealinn, proud to serve her community daily bringing value”. 👇👇👇 (My page, has the link you can click on) ✅Self Serve Site ✅Accurate LIVE 🏡 Search ✅Save your searches ✅Select 🏡’s to preview ✅User Friendly Skip the other search engines that don’t bring you LIVE searches. Plus you have 😁me to guide you through. Not a 🤣pool of agents calling you as soon as you click on a property that may not even be for sale 😖 I got your back! 😉 #homesforsale #luxuryhomesforsale #designerhomes #remodeling #fixerupper #topazrealtor #azrealtor #azhomes #gilberthomes #gilberthomesforsale #scottsdale #scottsdaleaz #scottsdalehomes #scottsdalehomesforsale #chandlerhomes #arcadiahomes

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Karli of Celebrate Your Tribe

Amy J | Small Business Coach


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Mornings for me are most productive and determine how the rest of the day will go. . As part of my morning routine, along with water, I love to have a cup of coffee or hot tea. Not because I need the caffeine, but because it helps to warm me up and move my routine along. . I especially love to grind my own beans and the smell it leaves in the house is to die for! And I can use fresh grounds in my @keurig or in a pour over cup. . I was so excited to partner with @purity_coffee because their mission to bring only the best coffee to their customers while doing so ethically aligns so well with mine. #sp It is organic and rainforest alliance certified. This means by growing this coffee, they are improving the social, environmental and economic conditions of those who farm and harvest the bean. — love this so much! . As for taste and smoothness it’s delicious! I love that it has hints of chocolate, nuts, and citrus in it! It pairs well with my coconut milk for a tropical vibe 🌴 . What’s your go to morning drink? . . . . . . #healthycoffee #drinkpurity #puritycoffee #bettercoffee #shopandshout

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Lindsey Richter | Founder & Director of Inspiration: Ladies AllRide Mtn Bike Skills Camps

Amy Young | Life Coach with 8 million+ Youtube Views


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BISSSCUITTTSSSSS! NOOOOO! 😩 Ugh. I hate when life throws you a crappy, problematic curveball and you have no choice but to catch it and figure out wtf to do with it like, “Jeez, Life – way to screw a girl over!” 👎🏻⠀ ::⠀ But even more than that, I hate how the vast majority of human beings will receive a crappy problematic curveball, and then start beating themselves up! 😞And being hard on themselves, and shaming themselves, and judging themselves (verrry harshly), because they’re struggling a wee bit. Cause, um, curveballs are confusing. And nobody likes them. SO LET’S MAKE IT HARDER ON OURSELVES, Y’KNOW?? As if that actually helps/makes sense/works.🤦🏻‍♀️ ::⠀ WE DO SO MANY THINGS THAT DON’T HELP AND DON’T MAKE SENSE AND DON’T WORK. And it takes a very brave person to realize that the way they’re doing things, or how they’re showing up with themselves day-to-day, moment-to-moment, could use a little bit of tweaking… ⠀ ::⠀ So let’s stop shitting on ourselves when we’re already in a tough spot. Let’s stop name-calling and criticizing our sweet, well-meaning selves when we already feel bad. Let’s stop judging how we feel, period. Let’s let go of thinking that we’re broken and bad and flawed and fucked up and gosh if we could just stop being all those things then life would be great.🤬⠀ ::⠀ If you actually WERE all those things, I might agree with you. But you aren’t half the things that your hardwired-for-struggle brain tells you that you are sometimes. NOT EVEN HALF. You’re not broken, you’re human. You’re not flawed, your exquisitely imperfect. You’re not bad, you’re a mixed bag (just like everyone else).⠀ ::⠀ If you want to see the full video on why your problems are not actually the root of all your problems, and learn more about some self-love strategies that actually WORK, click the link in my bio. There’s more badass-ery and biscuits where this came from.😘

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Sarah | Sarah Lou Co Home Décor


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Starting a business is hard, playing the Instagram game is hard, trying not to compare your growth to other companies’ is HARD, but what’s harder is doing NOTHING and giving up and wondering about “what could have been”! I am grateful EVERY SINGLE DAY for this business that I get to call my job! I am grateful for each and everyone of you that have supported me and this growing brand! I LOVE what I do, and getting feedback and questions and nothing is more flattering than seeing a review or a picture that you’ve tagged us in! Today I am just feeling all the feels because you guys are all so amazing. THANK YOU for each and every order and comment and share and constant love. YOU GUYS ARE THE BEST!!! 🖤🖤🖤 #smallbusiness #sarahlouco

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Dana Prophet | Baker & Food Influencer


  1. Amy Johnson

    November 29, 2018 at 3:17 am

    So honored to be included in this amazing group of women in our great state!

    Thank you and how fun to discover a few new faces and connections.


  2. Dana Prophet

    November 29, 2018 at 12:53 pm

    Thank you so much for featuring me! It’s absolutely lovely to find more and more terrific and strong women!

    Love, run, and eat sweets!

    Dana the Pastry Prophet

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