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.
“Dressing well is a form of good manners” - Tom Ford
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.
“Love what you do, Love who you do it with, and love what you say with it.”
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.
“I guess one person can make a difference, nuff said.” - Stan Lee
Content Creating Bosses
Kelly Madu is a junior at the University at Buffalo studying Business with a concentration in International Business. In also pursuing her passion for fashion, she is a fashion blogger and stylist, as well as, the inspiration and creativity behind the fashion and lifestyle blog MissKouture. MissKouture chronicles her exploration with personal style, daily musings, and all the latest in fashion. She hopes that in her work in design, fashion, and styling to showcase diversity and inspire the passionate fashion-forward Gen-Z and Millennial women craving to express herself through personal style, be the ultimate girl boss, and make her mark in fashion. As a content creator boss for ESG, Kelly will be lending her voice and vision to offer a fresh and creative approach through content curated with EveryStylishGirl.
"For beautiful eyes, look for the good in others; for beautiful lips, speak only words of kindness; and for poise, walk with the knowledge that you are never alone." - Audrey Hepburn
Desjah is a junior at Syracuse University, majoring in Communication and Rhetorical Studies. She will be joining ESG as a Content Creator Boss for the summer and loves all things artistic. When she isn’t daydreaming or discussing her love for Beyonce, she can be found envisioning or creating influential stories and visuals that inspire others.
“If your success is not on your own terms, if it looks good to the world but does not feel good in your heart, it is not success at all.” - Anna Quindlen
Social Media Boss
Lauren is a fashion editor and multimedia journalist studying Communications at the University of Pennsylvania. As a social media intern for ESG, Lauren will work to curate content and develop a growing digital network of ambitious young women. She hopes that her passion for journalism and media will allow her to uncover underrepresented voices, showcase diversity and inspire others to be more courageous in their own aspirations. When she’s not writing about the latest trends in fashion, Lauren enjoys spending time with friends, traveling to new places and relaxing with a good book.
“When the world tells you to shrink, expand”- Elaine Welteroth
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.
“What she tackles, she conquers.”