Being a chef is in her DNA. The self-proclaimed “shy” chef with a signature ’50s style opens up when it comes to all things culinary. Meet Valarie Hall, today’s FACE of the South.
FACES: Women of the South
Interesting Southern women are highlighted here each month. The tastemakers, authors, chefs and style icons ... women making the South the best it can be. These interviews will inspire you and leave you with insights and wisdom to use to make a difference in the world around you. Southern people are an interesting group and these women make us smile, laugh and learn.
Together, Cheri Leavy and Whitney Wise Long have created a community that offers entrepreneurs and creatives the opportunity to connect, collaborate and create. Learn about The Southern Coterie and the two dynamic women who built it.
An inspiring trip to Ghana is the foundation of this Atlanta-based scarf company. Find out the compelling background of Bené Scarves from founders Michelle Blue and Sasha Matthews, today’s FACES of the South.
Kobie Jarmon has a very busy schedule as a college student and captain of the UofL Ladybirds dance team, while also starring in a Lifetime reality series. Get to know this bright young woman and learn the secrets of how she juggles everything with ease.
From segments on “TODAY” to Editor-in-Chief of Draper James, Elizabeth Mayhew is a force — and she does it all with her signature Southern charm.
Janet Ivey is nothing if not driven. And passionate. And unbelievably enthusiastic about science. Today she shares her inspiration, her top eclipse tips and the best piece of advice she’s ever been given.
Kentucky native Rebekah Gregory was standing near the finish line at the Boston Marathon on April 15, 2013, when the bombs went off. After a long hospitalization, multiple surgeries and the amputation of her leg, she is now a motivational speaker and book author. Welcome her as our newest FACE of the South.
Megan Melgaard combines her talent and passion into one with Swim Across America, an event designed to raise money for the fight against cancer. Get to know our newest FACE of the South!
Blackberry Farm Executive Chefs Cassidee Dabney & Sarah Steffan helm the renowned culinary programs of one of the top resort destinations in the nation.
Tired of the 9-to-5 grind, Kim Wilson tried her hand at something completely different: she opened Lucy’s Market. Eight years later, her business is in full bloom! Welcome Kim and Lucy Wilson, today’s FACES of the South!
Kristin Schell is nurturing relationships and preserving Southern hospitality by simply inviting people to share a spot at her turquoise picnic table. Grab some tea and learn more about this inspiring story. Image: Kasandra Keyes
Mazy Holiday makes products that are not only highly sustainable, but that make lives easier. Meet this forward-thinking, imaginative and funny entrepreneur.