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Trailblazers in Colorado Springs

The editorial team has a special attachment to our new series, The Trailblazers: Rewriting the Narrative, because so many of us feel that media portrayals of women have been too one dimensional. Today, women are doing incredible things in all fields – from science and technology to finance, law, business, athletics and more.  With the Trailblazers series, we hope to highlight and celebrate female role models, encourage more equal and just representation in the media, and help foster a more tight-knit community locally helping women find mentors, business partners, friends and more.

Below, you’ll find some incredible trailblazers from in and around Centennial that we hope you will check out, follow and support.

Ashley Gillit

As a kid, I remember my mother, my aunt and I would drive around with a newspaper on Saturday afternoons looking for garage sales or shopping our local thrift stores for fun and unique pieces. Read more>>

Neca Gonzalez

I was a young mom with a husband on a deployment in Afghanistan when I decided to be an Esthetician. I have always had a love for hair makeup and fashion, and basically anything girly. Read more>>

Randi McCallian

I’m an Army brat, and the oldest of countless children in a multi-times blended family. Colorado has been my home since I was very young, and I’ve lived all over it. I’ve fallen deeply in love with this State. The mountains call to my soul. Read more>>

Simone Severo

I knew I was going to be a photographer when I was 3 years old. When I was 6 I remember telling my family: “I have an announcement to make: when I grow up I am going to live in my America. Read more>>

Caitlin Hope Guenther

I was about eight years old when I was gifted my first ever makeup kit from my mom. Christmas morning, I remember ripping through that box and covering my entire face in highlight, blush, and blue eyeshadow (YIKES!). Read more>>

Tiffany Cox

I’ve always been creative and “techy”. Even as a kid I would tinker and figure out new programs on the computer. And I would overly design all of my school projects with fun fonts and colors. I’m sure it drove a lot of my teachers crazy. Read more>>

Christy (Christina) Cole

Yoga is growth. Yoga is love. Love for ourselves, love for one another. Yoga isn’t about making every situation light, bright, or carefree— but rather, bringing the light of our perception, and the fortitude of our spirit. Read more>>

Amber Cano

One day, at the end of class, my 8th-grade choir teacher pulled me aside and said, “you’ve got something special. I would love to have you after class a few days a week for some voice lessons if you’d like”. Read more>>

Taylor Rains

I am so honored to be featured in VoyageDenver to share how I started in the world of social media. This all began three years ago, so let’s start at my favorite part: I met the love of my life, Austin Rains, at Southwestern Assemblies of God University in Waxahachie, Texas. Read more>>

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