How 3 Female Founders Discovered Their Inner Strength on the Path to Success

Empowered women empower women—and that includes sharing lessons learned along the way, even if they’re not always about the finest moments. Often it’s in the most challenging of times that the clearest path forward actually emerges. To celebrate that spirit of continuing to forge ahead, Combs Enterprises and CÎROC tapped Culture Creators—a women-led organization started to honor and amplify cultural vanguards who have helped shape … Continue reading How 3 Female Founders Discovered Their Inner Strength on the Path to Success

Billie Eilish Ditches Her Trademark Green Hair for Blonde

The last time we saw Billie Eilish’s trademark green and black choppy lob was this past weekend’s Grammy Awards ceremony. Little did we know that her winning record of the year for her single “Everything I Ever Wanted” would inspire a drastic switch up. Today, the singer debuted a brand new look to her 77 million Instagram followers. Is a new era upon us? In … Continue reading Billie Eilish Ditches Her Trademark Green Hair for Blonde

Comedian Gina Brillon Is Redefining the American Dream

David Johnson courtesy of Amazon Prime Video Bronx-born comedian Gina Brillon is the co-host of the hilarious self-help podcast Mess In Progress: A Homegirls Guide To Self-Hel‪p and star of her own Amazon special The Floor is Lava. Her next act? A spot on Soledad O’Brien’s Matter of Fact Listening Tour, to demythologize what it means to pursue the “American Dream.” Below, Brillon on perfecting … Continue reading Comedian Gina Brillon Is Redefining the American Dream

Andrew Cuomo Has Been Accused of Sexual Harassment. Here’s What We Know So Far.

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo, currently serving his third term, has been accused of sexual harassment or misconduct by eight women. The allegations have triggered an outside investigation, calls for resignation from high-ranking Democrats, and an impeachment inquiry from the State Assembly. Here’s what we know so far: The Timeline The first allegations arose in December 2020, when President Joe Biden was reportedly considering Cuomo … Continue reading Andrew Cuomo Has Been Accused of Sexual Harassment. Here’s What We Know So Far.

My Toy Company Is Joy Personified, But I Struggled With Depression for Decades

Content warning: suicidal ideation To the outside world, I lived a perfect life. My toy company, Melissa & Doug, which I founded in 1988 alongside my husband, Doug Bernstein, had grown from a tiny operation run out of Doug’s parents’ garage into a half-billion dollar business. Doug and I had been married for over thirty years; we had six children and a beautiful home, all … Continue reading My Toy Company Is Joy Personified, But I Struggled With Depression for Decades