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Detroit girls do it better. Join host Evann Webb every week as she talks to women from the city that are killing it in their industries.

Damsels in Detroit Evann Webb

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Detroit girls do it better. Join host Evann Webb every week as she talks to women from the city that are killing it in their industries.

    Sorry, Not Sorry (feat. Dy-Min Johnson)

    Sorry, Not Sorry (feat. Dy-Min Johnson)

    Evann sits down with Dy-Min Johnson, the co-founder and director of Not Sorry Apparel, a Detroit-based clothing and lifestyle brand that upcycles clothing and encourages people to be their best, unapologetic selves. The entrepreneur moved back to Detroit shortly after graduating from the University of Michigan to launch the brand with her co-founder Jessica Minnick. Not Sorry Apparel has a focus on making sustainable fashion affordable, and Dy-Min has built quite the movement. In 2016, she has rescued thousands of clothes from going to landfills while helping customers reduce their carbon footprint. In this episode, Dy-Min and Evann talk about what it means to be unapologetic, why we need to be more conscious when it comes to our clothing, and how we can all do our part when it comes to taking better care of the planet. Be sure to follow Dy-Min and Not Sorry Apparel on social at @bigbossdymin and @notsorryapparel, respectively. You can also shop online at www.notsorryapparel.com!

    • 42 min
    Cheetah Girls, Cheetah Sisters (feat. My BFFs)

    Cheetah Girls, Cheetah Sisters (feat. My BFFs)

    Evann sits down with three of her best friends, Amara, Olivia and Bailey for a very random and hilarity-filled dose of girl talk. Be sure to follow Amara, Olivia and Bailey on social at @uhmaruh76, @bambailey and @livlovelivliv!

    • 1 tim. 10 min
    Funny Girl (feat. Delo Brown)

    Funny Girl (feat. Delo Brown)

    Evann sits down with Detroit’s Princess of Comedy, Delo Brown, to talk about her journey as a comedienne and her recent move to LA. Since 2017, Delo has been making her mark as the hottest up-and-coming comedienne from the city. She’s no stranger to hard work and the natural hustle that all Detroit women possess. Delo has performed at the Black Girl Giggles Comedy Festival in New Orleans, was crowned “Master Blackspert” by HBO “Insecure” star Amanda Seales during the “Smart. Black & Funny” Detroit show, and was made a hit on REVOLT TV’s “Funny AF!” Delo has successfully produced and sold out seven shows in Detroit and is now taking Hollywood by storm. With a year-long contract with a natural hair brand and an upcoming film already under her belt, Delo is working on writing her own scripts and fully tapping into the role of the superstar that she was always meant to be. In this episode, Evann and Delo talk about the film & TV industry, the importance of confidence, mental health, and how taking a leap of faith was the best thing that Delo has done for herself. Be sure to follow Delo on social at @keepitonthedelo!

    • 40 min
    Keep it Clean (feat. Danielle Smith-Parker)

    Keep it Clean (feat. Danielle Smith-Parker)

    Evann sits down with Danielle Smith-Parker, the CEO & founder of Detroit Maid, an online marketplace for on-demand home cleaning that currently provides service in 71 cities in Michigan and Illinois. Danielle is a lifelong Detroiter and self-proclaimed “neat freak” who admits that she’s fierce with a microfiber cloth and absolutely loves the smell of Method’s lavender all-purpose cleaner. She’s an alumna of The Build Institute, Inforum inGAGE and gBeta business accelerator, and has been featured in Goodhousekeeping, Crain’s Detroit Business, Fortune Magazine and more. In this episode, Danielle and Evann talk about the inception of Detroit Maid, why you shouldn’t feel bad for outsourcing, and some tips for time management. Be sure to follow Danielle and Detroit Maid on social, respectively, at @daniellesmithparker and @detroitmaid. To book your Detroit Maid service, head over to www.detroitmaid.us! (P.S. - Danielle was nice enough to give Damsels in Detroit listeners 20% off of their next Detroit Maid service! Use the code DAMSELINDETROIT to redeem!)

    • 45 min
    Lights, Camera, Action! (feat. Eden Sabolboro)

    Lights, Camera, Action! (feat. Eden Sabolboro)

    Evann sits down with Eden Sabolboro, an independent video and film producer, director and editor based in Metro Detroit. In 2015, she co-founded Reel Clever Films, LLC, a full-service, proudly immigrant-owned video and film production company. With Reel Clever Films, Eden and her husband/business partner primarily create documentary and doc-style films for various non-profits, national media publications, and storytelling-based commercials. Eden is known to wear many hats, and she has successfully spearheaded and executed many broadcast, new media, and digital film and video projects, being directly involved in all aspects of production – from pre-production down to delivery. In this episode, Eden and Evann talk about the importance of storytelling, Eden’s experience of moving from the Philippines to America, what documentaries they’re both geeking out over on Netflix, and why there needs to be more inclusivity within the film industry. Be sure to follow Eden on social @edensabolboro and @reelcleverfilms, and check out her website at www.edensabolboro.com!

    • 56 min
    You Glow, Girl! (feat. Jamesha Lucas)

    You Glow, Girl! (feat. Jamesha Lucas)

    Evann sits down with Jamesha Lucas, who is one of the co-founders and the Chief Beauty Experience Officer of Bronzed N Glow, Detroit’s first Black-owned beauty and education hub. Jamesha founded Bronzed N Glow with her best friend, Destiny Thomas, with the mission to make an impact in their community and help others find their beauty within. Less than 10% of beauty supply stores in the U.S. are Black-owned, and Jamesha and Destiny want to change that narrative. With their 1,460 square-foot space located along the Avenue of Fashion, Jamesha and Destiny will be able to partner with local stylists, dermatologists and influencers to give Detroiters the shopping experience they deserve. In this episode, Evann and Jamesha talk about how Bronzed N Glow transformed from an idea to a reality, what shoppers can expect when they walk into the space, the importance of good customer service, and what it’s like to be in business with your bestie. Be sure to follow Jamesha and Bronzed N Glow on social at @jameshajlucas and @bronzednglow, respectively! You can also visit www.bronzednglow.com to learn more about the business and stay up-to-date with the grand opening!

    • 1 tim. 2 min

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