May 09, 2017
Kendra C

What Makes YOU Feel Powerful? 

Being able to empower other women through Chicago Woman magazine. As the founder of Chicago Woman magazine, I have been able to give a voice and platform to women and women-owned businesses through a print magazine, website, events and more. I also do this as way to show my 2 young daughters that the sky's the limit for them.

What cheers you up?

My daughters' smiles.

Favorite way to break a sweat.

Dancing to Queen Bey with my daughters.

What advice would you give to your 15 year old self?

Don't worry about failing.

Your go-to healthy snack.

Black bean salsa—on anything.

Your favorite comfort food.

Soho's french fries with aioli.

Favorite quote from a movie.

A woman's greatest, and most hard-won asset... is an education. Veroncia Franco, Dangerous Beauty.

High heels or ballet flats?

High heels

A book you have read more than 3 times.

Vegetarianism: A history

An inspiring TED talk you loved.

Amy Cuddy's Your body language shapes who you are.

Who are your favorite women heroes?

There's too many to list here!

Your favorite city, and quick tips for traveling to that city.

My favorite city in the world other than Chicago is Marrakech. Book a riad, drink plenty of mint tea and take in all of the rich culture, food and markets.

What is the first thing you do when you get home from a trip?

Feed the cat.

Favorite lipstick.

Nude gloss.

Favorite perfume.