It is The KNOW Women’s mission to spotlight incredible, dynamic women. Today we are thrilled to introduce you to THREE impressive entrepreneurs! Read about them + be sure to follow their journeys!
AISHA ADAMS – KNOW ASHEVILLE
Aisha Adams is a social media influencer with a heart for community economic development.
Through her personal platform Nappy Thoughts (www.nappythoughts.com), Aisha has been a resource to individuals and families healing themselves from mental, emotional, and physical trauma.
Her written work has appeared in publications like The Asheville Citizen-Times, The Asheville Grit, and The Final Call. Aisha has a BA in English with a concentration in creative writing.
Aisha is also the founder of Aisha Adams Media Group (AishaAdamsMedia.com), a firm that specializes in assisting small businesses with remaining relevant within their communities as they increase their revenue through marketing.
Currently, Aisha is working on Equity Over Everything a project to advance equity by closing the gaps in homeownership and business in under resources communities.
Stephanie Vasquez, owner of Fair Trade Café and mother of three, is an Arizona businesswoman and first in her family to graduate college. After obtaining a degree in education from Arizona State University, she began her career as a middle school teacher and soon discovered the connection between Mother Earth, consumption, and people.
Stephanie owns The Fair Trade Cafe which is the longest standing coffee house in downtown Phoenix owned by a Latina.
Stephanie is dedicated to sustainability, sourcing locally and ethically while creating a space that is inclusive and inviting.
JACKIE RAINFORTH – KNOW CALGARY
Savvy Superstar Jackie Rainforth is an award-winning sales expert, author and international speaker, sought after for her powerful sales and woman empowerment presentations.
She is a dynamic RBC Woman Entrepreneur of Canada award nominee and PeopleHum GLOBAL Thought Leader and Influencer to watch in 2021.
Jackie shares her proven sales strategies through her books THE BADASS GUIDE TO SUPERSTAR SELLING, and THE BADASS GUIDE TO SELLING DURING COVID, small
business workshops & Personal Consulting.
She can help you take your business from stalled to unstoppable!