SHAY TURNER: TAKING CHARGE

SHAY TURNER: TAKING CHARGE

Got a question? Shikina Turner probably knows the answer, and if not, she knows how to find it. “She is very smart and knows everything,” says Natasha Kirsch, The Grooming Project founder, of the outspoken mother of four known to friends and family as Shay. “She’s a...
CHRISTINE BANKS: STRONG, AND SILENT NO MORE

CHRISTINE BANKS: STRONG, AND SILENT NO MORE

Christine Banks’ one-year-old son is taking his first steps. Her five-year-old daughter is about to lose her first tooth. And Christine is learning to speak up for herself, her kids and her dreams for their collective future. Those dreams — of a job she enjoys...
FACING FORWARD: JESSICA SMITH

FACING FORWARD: JESSICA SMITH

Jessica Smith is petite – smaller than some of the dogs she grooms. But don’t mistake her tiny stature for any lack of determination. Because this soon-to-be professional dog groomer is fierce, and as goal-oriented as it gets in her will to succeed. “Let me put it...