meet the bosses
THE BOSS, CEO & FOUNDER
Nana is a multimedia journalist who has worked for ELLE Magazine, New York Times and BBC News. Her focus on telling stories around diversity in the fashion industry led her to attend Columbia University for her Masters in Multimedia Journalism. As part of her continued passion to display diverse fashionistas, she created EveryStylishGirl as an Instagram blog in July 2016. As the blog rapidly grew, she brought on a team to scale the blog into a multimedia platform for women to connect and build their brands. In addition to running ESG, Nana loves to report on fashion activism and female entrepreneurs. She wants to ensure that the news we read reflects the diverse world we live in.
An undergraduate student at the University of Florida, Aniyah is pursuing a degree in public relations. She is currently a copy editor for ESG- creatively writing, editing and researching the latest trends. Aniyah is a lover of all things fashion and refuses to pass up a good Instagram moment.
Nikole is a recent graduate who studied International Affairs and Conflict Resolution. When she isn’t working at her 9-5, she works closely with Nana on EveryStylishGirl’s marketing, partnership and sponsorship collaborations, and content creation. In her free time, she loves researching trends in the fashion and beauty industry and staying up to date on foreign affairs.
Morgana Van Peebles
Morgana Van Peebles is a junior at Columbia University studying political science and visual arts. She is joining us this summer as Photo Boss, capturing the vibrant personalities of some of the most influential women on the West Coast. When not editing photos or videos, Morgana enjoys attending concerts with her friends, watching films, and acting.
Latoya is a senior at St.John’s University studying Communications with a minor in Fashion Studies. She is originally from Boston, and she is working as a Photo Boss for the spring. She’ll be running all around NYC with her camera finding the most strong, dynamic, and stylish women. Latoya has a strong passion for fashion and loves to keep up with it via youtube or instagram— when not the trolling those platforms she loves to catch up on her fav shows or hang with friends.
Content Creating Boss
Katu is a young and savvy Brooklyn native who focuses on encouraging young creatives in the art and fashion world through her love for fine art, blogging, social media, and video content. Not only does she enjoy creating, but she also loves trying new things and going to new places, attending museums and festivals, as well as vibing out with friends over wine and good food.
Social Media Boss
Iyana is a recent graduate from the University of New Haven with a degree in Communications, and looking forward to starting graduate school in the fall. She believes in the representation of women of color in the beauty and fashion industry and wants to give them their opportunity to tell their story. When she isn't editing Instagram posts or writing for her blog, she can be found watching any and all reality television or in your local beauty supply looking for something new to try. This spring, she will be our social media boss, helping reach our loyal followers in a new way.
Faith is a senior at Kent State University studying journalism and minoring in fashion media and marketing. She has a strong love for fashion and all things digital. When she’s not writing or blogging, she loves browsing Amazon, going out to lunch, and unwinding with a good self-development book.
Michelle is a Public Relations major from Montclair State University. As a true Writer Boss she uses her passion for media to write about captivating stories that deserve representation. Her creative mission is founded on the belief that real stories inspire real people. When she isn't writing you can find her hips moving at a dance studio near you or her mind entangled in the latest book.
Sydnee is a junior at The George Washington University majoring in American Studies with a minor in Journalism and Mass Communications. She loves all things writing fiction and blog articles, photography, videography, and watching movies. When not doing any of the above, she spends her time between the pages of books or exploring the streets of Washington, D.C.
SPECIAL EVENTS & PUBLIC RELATIONS BOSS
Courtney was born in New Orleans, LA and moved to New York when she was 11. She is a Hurricane Katrina survivor and her experience has inspired her to graduate with a Health Science, B.S. concentrating in Healthcare Management and Public Health from Stony Brook University. She wants to break barriers for people of color everywhere – in healthcare and in the fashion industry. Her goal is to show that professional women can do it all! When she is no pursuing her passions, you can find her at the gym, finding the next best place to eat in NYC, or plotting for my next trip.
Kandace is a fashion stylist who was on the styling team for Season 3 of HBO’s "Insecure." Since then, she has assisted in styling celebrities including Serena Williams, Michael B. Jordan, and Lala Anthony. She is a published stylist who has worked for Refinery29 and is featured on their site for styling the popular snakeskin trend. Most recently, Kandace began serving on Teen Vogue’s Youth Fashion Council in 2019.