Farzana Niemann, is a passionate and accomplished veteran of the Healthcare Industry who, for the first fifteen years of her career, worked as a Senior Registered Nurse at the most prestigious hospitals in Hamburg, In the early 1980’s her family settled in Germany after fleeing the ravages of war caused by the Russian invasion of Afghanistan, the country where Farzana was born. As she grew so did her interest in education, particularly medicine, she originally migrated to the U.S. from Hamburg, Germany in 2011 where her initial experiences with complex surgery provided an invaluable foundation for her to then shift her focus to becoming a full-time Skin Care Specialist. Farzana currently resides in the Flatiron District of New York City, as a licensed aesthetician and celebrity makeup artist Farzana has also become an advocate for Woman Empowerment, as many women around the world she has had her own encounters with domestic violence,these experiences have reinforced her existing sensitivity to the plight of women in Afghanistan and around the world. This is why Farzana has been a public speaker on this topic for such a long time, Successfully presenting her thoughts on both The Miss Immigrant Contest and The Sher Group in New York, an organization dedicated to the furtherance of Women Empowerment. Today shes one of the faces of Avadora Mimouni Collection Handbags & is currently recording Her reality show Cinderella on 5th Avenue.
You can follow Farzana on social media at https://instagram.com/farzanabeauty instagram.com/thefarzanafoundation instagram.com/cinderellaon5thavenue Also visit her websites thefarzanafoundation.com cinderellaonfifthave.com
Award winning designer, Isabel Lopez launched the couture brand Isabel Original. Isabel got her start at a young age in her native Colombia then emigrated to the United States. The designs of Isabel Original have been on red carpets around the world including the runways of Boston, New York Fashion Week and featured in countless magazine editorials. Isabel brings to her fashion design broad experience including modeling, acting and serving as founder/director of Miss Columbia, New England. Isabel Original ready to wear collection remains true to the brands direction designing magnificent fashions that accentuate the natural curves of a woman’s body while capturing the spirit of elegance that permeates her brand. Isabel also launched Original Living Magazine, another facet of her brand, which gives her the opportunity to feature artists, including herself, on a platform to share their inspired work. www.originallivingmagazine.com.
Rita Cosby is one of the most recognized and respected broadcasters in America. She is a renowned Emmy-winning TV host, veteran correspondent and multiple best selling author, who anchored highly rated prime time shows on Fox News Channel and MSNBC. Heralded as one of the Most Influential Women in Radio since 2014 by Radio Ink magazine, she was selected as Legend of the Year for 2018, chosen among all women on and off air in the radio industry. She currently hosts the top-rated nationally syndicated Rita Cosby Show based out of WABC Radio in New York. Throughout her illustrious media career, Rita has secured some of the biggest interviews, including exclusives with more than twenty world leaders, including seven U.S. Presidents.
Gigi Nunez Dominican businesswoman, born in Puerto Rico and brought to the Dominican Republic where she lived most of her life. The daughter of lawyer parents, she was raised in the city of La Vega. When she finished high school, she was influenced to pursue a renowned career and decided on medicine in which she studied for almost 4 years when she realized that she did not feel love for this career and abandoned it, returning to the United States where she decided to pursue her dreams. There she starts in the business world from the bottom, working tirelessly to achieve entrepreneurship. After some failures and closing doors, she saw how the sacrifice and effort paid off and saw her business take off with its own wings.
Before becoming the woman she is today, she went through a transformation process, not only mentally and spiritually, but also physically, going from 263 pounds to losing about 115 pounds and moving to a healthier and more self-confident state of mind.
Founder of The Money Team Group LLc firm, Cleaning Professionals of Florida and MLM Contractors Solutions. From its beginnings in 2019 when they only billed about 40,000 dollars a year until today where the company already bills 7 digits, Gigi has dedicated herself to providing a source of employment to hundreds of people each year, to being supportive of Latinos and an example to follow, to show them that it is possible if they are willing to give everything, to motivate women to dare even with children and family to fight for a space in society and in the business world.
Currently a philanthropist, collaborator in many social and charitable causes, she is preparing to launch her foundation The Gigi Núñez Foundation. She received recognition from the New York council as an influential Hispanic. She is an influencer on social media and in numerous TV and radio interviews to which she has been invited to share her impressive story of rising from the rubble of hard work to the pinnacle of success in both her companies, as well as in her multiple investments in real estate.
She recently launched her first ebook “Decálogo de la mom emprendedora”, available on Amazon and on her website where she provides guides on how to start an entrepreneurship and, as she herself describes, helping you to do better by saving you some mistakes.
Many projects are underway and many more in sight for this Latin woman, fighter, mother, writer, businesswoman, generous and powerful.
Cherie Corso is a wife & mother, with a passion for marketing, art and fashion. On TV, she is a national patenting & commonsense lifestyle expert appearing on Fox & Friends, Dr Oz, CNN. A blogger who has inspired stories for NewYork Post (give your kid a debit card and mommy and me ) . Entrepreneurship is her specialty, having developed and sold two successful businesses. She has been a national spokesperson for Wedderspoon Honey and Crocs just to name a few. She volunteers her time to assist entrepreneurs in developing business at the Fordham Gabelli School of Business She is also an environmentalist that likes to support people’s health and wellness. For more information go to www.cheriecorso.com
ReBecca Ricks strutted her stuff on the runway with other timeless beauties for Avadora Mimouni Collection. She works with service members and their families while Manager for Global Stress Initiative (GSI). She has degrees in finance and neuroscience. Her early career was spent as an accomplished dancer, athlete, and coach (15x Boston Marathon Qualifier), owner and operator of Intuitive Hair Designs, MAC makeup artist , and Paul Mitchell hair designer.
Lorraine Silvetz received her BFA from N.Y.U. Film School and her Master’s from N.Y.U. School of Social Work in 2005. She is a psychotherapist, writer and Executive Director, having founded Global Stress Initiative (GSI) a program under the International Committee Against Mental Illness (ICAMI) a 65 year old mental health 501c3 directed by her Uncle, Robert Cancro, MD in 2010. She and several of GSI’s supporters, including 3 Time Emmy Award Winning Anchor, Rita Cosby, philanthropist/entrepreneur, Mitzi Perdue, Medical Director of ICAMI, Robert Cancro, MD and she received Congressional Awards, in 2011, from Congressman Townes for their donation of treatment for service members and veterans with PTSD and TBI. Lorraine and her husband, Robert Silvetz, MD introduced the cutting edge treatment, in the northeast, in 2019. GSI extended their focus of treatment to include not only service members/veterans but domestic violence and human trafficking survivors impacted by PTSD and TBI. Lorraine has served as face and advocate for Avadora Mimouni Collection in 2021/2022.
Jennifer Devin Harrison is an actress, writer and comedian. She is on the Board of Prevent Child Abuse and donates time to several foundations, serving those suffering with PTSD, including Global Stress Initiative and Operation Warrior Shield. Currently, she is working on a Christmas story for children.