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Career Contessa Interview, Erin Hiemstra, Apartment 34

The Story Behind Lifestyle Blog, Apartment 34's, Success

After working for a senator in D.C., Erin Heimstra moved west to pursue her love for writing—and it totally paid off.
Career Contessa Interview, Caitlin Hardy, Foss Maritime Company

This Woman Took the Male-Dominated Shipyards (and Navy) By Storm

For Caitlin, a rigid militaristic system means the opportunity to demand respect for what she can do.
Career Contessa Interview, Sukari Keetin, RRADISH Design

An Art Director Talks Great Design and Starting Your Career Over in a New City

Meet Sukari Keetin, designer, art director, and woman you should keep on your radar.
Career Contessa Interview, Morgan Romans, Spokane Physical Therapy, Therapeutic Associates Inc.

How a Career in Physical Therapy Can Change Your Life Perspective

This physical therapist talks shop—if "shop" can be considered the human body.
Career Contessa Interview, Maria Yuan, Issue Voter

This Millennial Entrepreneur Talks Politics, Activism, and...How to Vote?

Election season's almost over, but Maria Yuan's company, IssueVoter, is just getting started.
Career Contessa Interview, Alice Vijjeswarapu, Harvard Medical School

Pretty Much the Coolest Doctor on What It Actually Takes (Hint: a Lot)

This isn't your typical doctor's visit, and Alice definitely isn't your typical anesthesiologist.
Career Contessa Interview, Melanie Ryan, Self-Employed + OPEN for humans

Melanie Ryan on Starting an Innovative Design Firm from Scratch

A career in "experiential design" means breaking a lot of rules. We like a rebel.
Career Contessa Interview, Zinzi Edmundson, Knit Wit Magazine

An Interview with Zinzi: Founder of Knit Wit, Member of Kisses, All-Around Badass

From world tours with her band to—you know—new motherhood, this magazine founder isn't one to sit still.
Career Contessa Interview, Nicole Smartt, Star Staffing

The Woman Who Started Her Own Company, Wrote a Book, and...Never Went to College

From receptionist to owner of Star Staffing, Nicole Smartt can teach us all a thing or two about passion and drive.
Career Contessa Interview, Amy Knoll Fraser, Redbird, Vibiana, BLD, & icdc

Meet the It Girl of the LA Food Scene: Amy Knoll Fraser

The owner of Los Angeles' trendiest restaurant, Redbird, gets real about juggling work and life, nasty Yelp reviews, and a secret obsession with Blue Apron.