Category Archives: TheFunemployed

The Funemployed: Emelyn Rude of Eaten

DCF: Who Are You? My name is Emelyn Rude and I am a D.C. native and the editor-in-chief of Eaten, a new magazine dedicated to food history. I’ve spent the past few years working for celebrity chefs and cookbook authors, … Continue reading

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The Funemployed: Sandra Gault of True Gault

DCF: Who Are You? Sandra Gault, True Gault, CEO “Fashion should fit you; not the other way around.” The idea emerged as Sandra stood in painful designer heels at a party, realizing that no amount of compliments could make her feel … Continue reading

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The Funemployed: Camille and Gabriella of Hustle Over Entitlement

DCF: Who Are You? Camille Stewart and Gabriella Ziccarelli are attorneys and the co-hosts of Hustle Over Entitlement. Hustle Over Entitlement is a podcast that tells stories of trailblazers and risk takers. We seek to inspire our listeners to pursue … Continue reading

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The Funemployed: Shreya Bhargava

DCF: Who Are You? I am Shreya. I grew up in India, in an upper middle-class family. However, many around me struggled to make ends meet. This income inequality always gave me a deep sense of discomfort. That is why … Continue reading

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The Funemployed: Courtney Rae O’Neal

DCFunemployment: Tell the people – Who are you? Courtney Rae O’Neal of Courted!  “More than fashion – it’s a Lifestyle”.  Courted! is a personal styling service and fashion blog. At Courted! we help clients through personal shopping and mobile services … Continue reading

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The Funemployed: Ginny Wright

DCF: Who Are You? Ginny Wright, founder/owner of BbG Fitness and The Total Wellness Challenge. BbG Fitness is a year-round outdoor fitness company which I started in 2003 with no business plan. Today we have 5 instructors, 19 classes at … Continue reading

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The Funemployed: Dr. Kristian Henderson

DCF: Who Are You? I am Dr. Kristian Henderson, a Public Health Professor, a believer in #BlackGirlMagic, and am committed to all things wellness and self-love. I received my Bachelor’s degree from Yale and my Doctorate degree from Johns Hopkins … Continue reading

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The Funemployed: Maria Moss

DCF: Who Are You? Maria Moss, Owner & Principal Consultant at Phoenix Leadership Solutions, LLC. Our goal is to work with companies to help support employee development through leadership and employee training sessions. We focus on building the workforce through strengthening … Continue reading

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The Funemployed: Dr. Ashley Elliott

DCF: Who Are You? Dr. Ashley Elliott. I’m the owner of Vivid Innovations Consulting, LLC. I am a mental health clinician, author, and motivational speaker. (DCF: Drop that wisdom on us!) DCF: Why do you love what you do? What … Continue reading

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Today in Black Fashion History: Elizabeth Hobbs Keckley (1818-1907)

Elizabeth Hobbs Keckley was born into slavery in 1818 in Virginia. As a talented dressmaker, Keckley gained a powerful network of supporters and was eventually able to buy her freedom from her St. Louis owners for $1200 (more than $30K … Continue reading

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