B Yourself


Lilia Martinez

photo and interview by: Angela Karen “Two people I admire are my grandmother, Vicky Dean, a hard worker who is strong in her faith and not afraid to speak her mind; and Ms. Karen Baggett, my kindergarten teacher who is always sweet, polite and loving towards everyone. Also Beyonce, because she is a strong woman… Read More

Hollis Taylor

“I love being a kid, because you get to do everything, like go to Itty Bitty Magic City, Chuck. E. Cheese, or to ride the Ferris wheel at the Indy Grand Prix. My best friend is Drake, because the first time I met him he as super nice to me and threw a football to… Read More

Stacey Thompson Taylor

“I don’t let labels define me and hope that younger women, moms or not, single or married, who have a career can feel the support and respect I have felt throughout my career. I have been blessed to have amazing female leadership as role models.”

B-Yourself: Alyse Elna Lewis

Love means that you love your mommy and daddy.

Meet Aspiring Model Jesse King

Live your life and don’t try to live someone else’s. Spend time with your family because they love you unconditionally and they won’t always be around.

Kirk Atkinson Helps European Businesses Setup Shop in the U.S.

At core, we are an outsourced project management company. We specifically cater to small- and medium-sized international companies who don’t have the internal resources to manage initial operation setup and expansions.

UAB’s Kristine Hurst-Wajszczuk Takes Things in a Classical Direction

I don’t really have a motto, but perhaps the best way to sum up my philosophy of living is to have a balanced life.

Barbara A. Gower, PhD

Photograph and interview by Angela Karen Name: Barbara A. Gower, PhD  Age: 57 Occupation: Professor   What is your research study focus?  Diet and disease. My current grant is funded by the American Institute for Cancer Research. The goal of the study is to determine if a low-sugar diet –also called a low-carbohydrate or ketogenic… Read More

Sharon Hamilton Broach

Photographs and interview by Angela Karen Name: Sharon Hamilton Broach Age: 49 1/2 Hometown: Birmingham, Alabama Education: B.S. & M.Ed., Howard University; J.D., University of Alabama School of Law What led you to practice mediation law? Mediation appeals to me for several reasons. First, I really like the conciliatory nature of it. As a mediator,… Read More

My Mom and Stepmom Are a Dream Team

Eight-year-old Mallory, her mom, Kelly, and her stepmom, Brittni, discuss their blended family dynamics and how important it is to set a positive example for your children.

Ashleigh Timmerman

Coffee with Realtor Ashleigh Timmerman