Up your social media game while staying on task with this Boss Lady
For Women’s History Month Live in the D has been highlighting Boss Ladies who are breaking the glass ceiling and supporting others as they climb to the top. Today’s ‘Boss Lady’ is in the business of helping your business grow and sustain a brand and social media presence. She uses Youtube to teach others how to grow their followers on social media and use video storytelling. This will help you stay on task and end your day knowing you crossed the important things of your list. To learn more about Erin on Demand, watch the video above.
Dress like your headed to the party of the century like this legendary Boss Lady
This Boss Lady was revered for her impact in the world of media. ‘Live In The D’ host Tati Amare chatted with Local 4 Style Editor Jon Jordan about the legendary chief, Katharine Graham and her style influence. This was known as the party of the century and Jon Jordan says this was a moment in fashion history. Jon Jordan recommends simple ways to incorporate the color-blocking style into your wardrobe. If you don’t have any spectators, Jon recommends heading to the craft store to paint your own.
Advancing women in their careers for Women’s History Month
Live In The D is continuing to celebrate Women’s History Month by highlighting a new Boss Lady. This native Detroiter has had a successful career and is now dedicated to helping other women blaze their own trails. “Live In The D” host Tati Amare chatted with Dr. Lisa Wicker about advancing women in leadership and helping young girls along their career paths. This Boss Lady not only helps to advance women in their careers but also helps young girls hone their skills for their future career path. AdWatch the video to learn more about this trail-blazing Boss Lady.
Could you get by with a wardrobe of only 7 items?
When it comes to style and fashion, there are plenty of women who have made their mark in the industry. This month Local 4 Style Editor Jon Jordan is going to highlight some women he thinks changed fashion as we know it and he’s starting with Donna Karan. This is a collection of just 7 items that you can mix and match together to make outfits for any occasion. Jon illustrated how this can be done with clothing items he found at the store “Shops On Top” in Detroit. You can see that, and learn what to do if you want to take this approach with your wardrobe, by watching the video above.
How one mainstream restaurant is helping women become the boss
In fact, about 22% of McDonald’s owner-operators in Michigan are women. Those women own a combined 133 restaurants, which accounts for 29% of the locally-owned McDonald’s restaurants in Michigan. According to Schulz-Rogers, McDonald’s is very flexible and has been a good career for her to have while also being a mother. Schulz-Rogers’ family has owned and operated McDonald’s for four generations, and owning her own restaurant was always a career goal for Schulz-Rogers. If you are interested in the job opportunities at McDonald’s click or tap here, or text “APPLY” to 36453.
Local author teaches important life lessons through children’s books
She is a local children’s book author, former teacher, public speaker, she started her own publishing company, and now she is even hosting a classroom of her own online. At the time she was a teacher and realized there were not many books for kids that had characters that looked like them. The book teaches kids to have the courage to be themselves. AdAs an author, publisher, and former teacher she was invited into a lot of classrooms to be a public speaker. Like many, she did the pandemic pivot and decided to bring her lessons to their homes with Sunny Side School, a virtual classroom.
Women’s History Month on Live in the D kicks of with a musical “Boss Lady”
March is Women’s History Month and all month long Live in the D will be featuring women making an impact in their fields. Today’s “Boss Lady” is in the music industry and has already seen her name in lights with a Grammy award under her belt. Antea “A Plus” Birchett is a Detroit native who writes songs for many stars you may know like Beyoncé, Jennifer Lopez, Mary Mary, Mary J. Blige, Justin Bieber, and more. She is also currently providing vocal coaching lessons for the National Geographic Genius “Aretha” series stars and vocalists. Watch the video to learn more about this Boss Lady and how she’s impacting the D.
One Royal Oak native takes the lead on animating the latest Disney film
This weekend, animator Amy Smeed will be celebrating the release of her latest film, Raya and the Last Dragon. The film is the latest in a long line for the Royal Oak native, who has already worked on projects like Moana, Wreck-It Ralph, Frozen, and Tangled. After leaving school, Smeed hoped to strengthen her demo reel enough to give her a head start in the industry. AdSmeed said that despite the difficulty of working from home, the studio worked closely with all the different departments to make the film. Character designers, modeling departments, and rigging departments all worked together to get movement controls ready for production.