30 episodes

Sharing the stories of dream chasers who make it happen. Host Melanie Camp explores the Hollywood state-of-mind that drives a dream. Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/beautiful-hollywood/support

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Sharing the stories of dream chasers who make it happen. Host Melanie Camp explores the Hollywood state-of-mind that drives a dream. Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/beautiful-hollywood/support

    Woman, ROAR! The Forward Female Co-Founders Lauren Cheek and Priscilla Presley

    Woman, ROAR! The Forward Female Co-Founders Lauren Cheek and Priscilla Presley

    Lauren Cheek and Priscilla Presley say research shows you have ninety-five percent more chance of success if you are accountable to someone other than just yourself. With that in mind, these two women created The Forward Female. This new co-working space in the Downtown L.A. Arts District offers members monthly check-ins to help keep projects on track.

    At college, Priscilla won two Lone Star EMMYs and went on to work as a producer at Extra and as part of the marketing team at Bumble. Lauren met Priscilla at Bumble while producing social media content for the company. Her creative agency had other big-name clients like Amazon, Audemars Piguet, and Rebook.

    Hear how they worked together to create The Forward Female and why it works for entrepreneurs to find a community.


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    • 49 min
    Woman, ROAR! Bev Founder & CEO Alix Peabody

    Woman, ROAR! Bev Founder & CEO Alix Peabody

    Coming to you from Venice, California at Bev Headquarters, talking to founder and CEO Alix Peabody about her female-first beverage brand Bev.

    Bev is a mission-driven #breaktheglass beverage company that has risen in a real phoenix from the ashes story. 

    Alix got sick, really sick. Collapsing in agony, suffering an ovarian torsion, which is a severe medical condition where the ovary twists and cuts off the blood flow, Alix was in and out of surgeries that left her with a huge debt. Bev grew out of a risky plan to pay off that debt.

    Now, Alix is on track to build a beverage company with a focus on empowering women. 


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    • 38 min
    Woman, ROAR! The Revury Founder & CEO Remington Fraser

    Woman, ROAR! The Revury Founder & CEO Remington Fraser

    Talking taking the career transition leap and being a conscious consumer with Remington Fraser founder and CEO of TheRevury.com, an online store for luxury consignment.

    While Remington has always had a passion for fashion and worked in retail throughout her school and college days, it was the business side of things that she was drawn to in the industry. She studied business at college before taking law at Loyola Law School. After suffering career burnout as a young lawyer, Remington turned to a business plan she had dreamed up years before and launched The Revury.

    You want designer clothes but do not want to pay full price? Go to The Revury. Want to be more of a conscious shopper and do your part to support sustainable fashion? Go to The Revury.

    Want some inspiration? Hit play on this podcast.

    Thank you, Beautiful!


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    • 48 min
    Woman, ROAR! Entrepreneur Founder of SBC, Blacklight, & Stryke Club Stacy Blackman

    Woman, ROAR! Entrepreneur Founder of SBC, Blacklight, & Stryke Club Stacy Blackman

    Entrepreneur Stacy Blackman is the founder of SBC, The Blacklight Channel, and Stryke Club.

    Stacy started her first business with two friend while still in business school. Upon graduating, the three of them sold their company to what eventually became The Knot. Stacy’s next venture, Stacy Blackman Consulting launched 20 years ago and today her client roster stretches across 30 countries and the company has helped place thousands of people into top MBA programs. Stacy launched her own media company, the Blacklight.co to continue to support and inspire her SBC clients upon graduation. Always an ideas woman, Stacy started a teen skincare line just for boys called Stryke Club. Also in the mix, she is mom to three kids something she says has been more of a help in business than a hinderance.

    Get ready because this is one hell of an inspiring chat about how you can set high expectations for your life and realize your dreams. Stacy breaks down being a business woman into a simple approach and while she says you shouldn't expect it to be easy, you can make it happen.

    Sharing stories of women in business and how they get it done. This is about inspiring you to be bold, see your potential, and get doing!


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    • 35 min
    Woman, ROAR! Television Journalist Brooke Thomas

    Woman, ROAR! Television Journalist Brooke Thomas

    Talking the business of show business with television journalist Brooke Thomas.

    Brooke moved to Los Angeles with a holding deal from Fox. However, the show never went ahead, and she found herself out of work in search of other television news opportunities.

    A small-town girl from Muskogee, Oklahoma Brooke grew up living with her grandparents after her mother needed to move out of state for work. Brooke said her mother is a role model who taught her that handwork and persistence pay off.

    Before arriving in Los Angeles, Brooke worked all over the country. Working as co-anchor of CBS 3's Eyewitness News This Morning and Eyewitness News at Noon in Philadelphia before moving to Dallas to be part of the nationally syndicated entertainment news show Eye Opener. She has also worked in Tennesse and Texas.

    You can now catch Brooke on TYT.com.

    Sharing stories of women in business and how they get it done. Woman, ROAR! is about inspiring you to be bold, see your potential, and get doing!


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    • 48 min
    Woman, ROAR! Scientist Anja Skodda CEO & Founder of Happy Again Pet

    Woman, ROAR! Scientist Anja Skodda CEO & Founder of Happy Again Pet

    When Anja Skodda's beloved skateboarding bulldog Tony was diagnosed with arthritis, Anja used her years of experience working as a biotech scientist to develop a formula to help him and get back on his board. For the past 15 years, Anja has merged her science background with an entrepreneurial mindset diving into many successful business ventures. From an anti-aging vodka cocktail to supplements for her dressage horses. Happy Again Pet is her latest venture and Dog whisperer, César Millan, is a partner.

    Anja graduated with a degree in biotechnology from the Technical University of Berlin, and while her college years weren't easy, they prepared her for life as a woman in male-dominated industries. Hear her story about maintaining a passion for fashion while earning respect in the worlds of science and startup fundraising. 


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    • 31 min

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