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Gloria Noto
SOCIAL STUDIES : Cici Shepard - NOTO Opps Manager / Makeup artist

SOCIAL STUDIES : Cici Shepard - NOTO Opps Manager / Makeup artist

Sometimes the universe brings magical angels into your world.  That is how I feel about Cici. A magical angel with a Virgo sun.  Which translates to the yang to my yin and organization to my madness.   I put out a call for an intern when I was about 6 months deep into launching NOTO.  Cici was the 3rd person I met.  I thought she was amazing form the start.  Funny enough,  I didn't go with her right away but kept her in the back of my mind, always.  About 6 months later I knew I needed her help and I...

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CiCi Bosco
SOCIAL STUDIES: Jes Scribner / Land Based Entrepreneur + Lady Leader at Birdhous

SOCIAL STUDIES: Jes Scribner / Land Based Entrepreneur + Lady Leader at Birdhous

I first met Jes in high school - during an age of awkward existence where everyone is groping around for some sort of identity. We became fast friends - she was one of the first friends I came out to, a friend I could talk real life with, a friend I've discussed dreams with, a friend whose made me laugh so hard it hurts. In my experience, there aren't too many people I've found it necessary to keep in touch with since that time in my life. Jes is one of those people - I've always been inspired by the self-starting projects...

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Gloria Noto
SOCIAL STUDIES : Jerico Mandybur - Writer / Editorial Director at Girlboss

SOCIAL STUDIES : Jerico Mandybur - Writer / Editorial Director at Girlboss

In a day where there is so much online content, how do you find what speaks to you?  I remember hearing Jerico's voice on the Girlboss podcast and being intrigued by this first gen Aussie.  With her personal podcast SelfService, and in her writings, she covers topics that deal with pop culture, feminism,  social justice, and Queer culture.  All things that could always use more voices of diversity and opinion.  Jerico Mandybur is the editorial director of Girlboss, podcaster with her channel  Self Service, and weekly guest on Girlboss Radio .  Previously, she held positions at  Mashable, Oyster Magazine, MTV and ASOS.  Her writing has held the pages of The Guardian,...

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Gloria Noto
SOCIAL STUDIES : Sonny, Kristen, + Tera - Sexy Beast for Planned Parenthood  LA

SOCIAL STUDIES : Sonny, Kristen, + Tera - Sexy Beast for Planned Parenthood LA

What do you think of when you envision supporting a cause you believe in? How can I help?  How far do you go?  Sometimes standing for something you believe in takes more than just a donation ( which is also very excellent ! ).  It takes huge action and dedication to the cause to create big change.  Sexy Beast has done exactly that for Planned Parenthood.  They are part of the very important support systems our society has created to care for an organization that has brought on huge aid to our people.  Health care at an affordable and even at times...

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