We asked some of the city’s rising stars to reflect on what made a difference in their journey. We asked them to tell us about what they think the most important factor has been behind their success.

Alexa & Edreys Wajed | Artists, Entrepreneurs, Eat Off Art Co-Founders

The most important factor behind the success of Alexa and Edreys Wajed and their brand is to Eat Off Art! They are changing the narrative from a starving artist to a thriving artist, while disturbing the “approved standard” of what and who the arts are for. As Alexa & Edreys continue to move forward in their individual and collective arts practices as full time thriving artists they are inadvertantly inspiring others to explore how creativity can benefit their own lives. Read more>>

Tamia Anderson | Massage Therapy

God, my family, friends and my purpose! Read more>>

Paris Simpson | Branding & Marketing Strategist | Author

I feel the habit of being my true authentic self has helped me succeed is my industry. My Rich Girls love that I’m very relatable and transparent, that attracts my community. Allowing them to be a part of my journey lets them see entrepreneurship is just that, a journey. Read more>>