VOTING 101

VOTING 101

While voting is considered a citizen’s right, one glance at history reveals that the right to vote could even be considered a privilege. Until the ratification of the Nineteenth Amendment in 1920, women weren’t able to exercise their right to vote. Suffragettes fought for decades, so that themselves and all women after them were granted [...]

MEET JOCELYN NGUYEN – A YOUNG TECH ENTREPRENEUR

MEET JOCELYN NGUYEN – A YOUNG TECH ENTREPRENEUR

Imagine someone who is young that's a model, content creator, AND a tech entrepreneur. That's Jocelyn! Jocelyn shares, "I'm a petite fashion model and content creator. I am the founder of a tech startup called Vivefi." She is currently a senior at the University of Houston and is studying Psychology and Technology Leadership & Innovation Management. [...]

SIX YOUNG FASHION DESIGNERS WHO STARTED THEIR OWN BRANDS

SIX YOUNG FASHION DESIGNERS WHO STARTED THEIR OWN BRANDS

Starting a company is not easy but it's not impossible. Will it come with trials and tribulations? Yes, but so does a lot of things in life. ANDWHY wants to be here to inspire you to do the things you have dreamed of and to share stories and examples of people who are doing so. [...]

MEET SHARON KIM – A MOTIVATIONAL FORCE

MEET SHARON KIM – A MOTIVATIONAL FORCE

It's not abnormal that people find themselves switching their careers when they previously believed their plans are set in place. Sharon Kim is no exception as she is "a previous fashion designer turned UX designer studying at Parsons in NYC." Born and raised in New York by people she continues to look up to, "two loving, [...]

MEET EMILY HONG – YOUNG FASHION DESIGNER IN NYC

MEET EMILY HONG – YOUNG FASHION DESIGNER IN NYC

Emily Hong became a fashion designer because it gave her a way to express herself creatively. It also gave her a way to connect with others. She explained why fashion design drew her in, "Growing up I was very shy and I had a hard time speaking in general, but after I started exploring fashion, [...]

MEET KATHERINE SAJE – A YOUNG ENTREPRENEUR

MEET KATHERINE  SAJE – A YOUNG ENTREPRENEUR

Katherine Saje (preferred Kat for short 🙂 ) is not a force to be reckoned with. She dreams wild and nothing stops her from pursuing it. She is "originally from Hong Kong" and "moved to NYC as an international student in 2018 to chase the NYC lifestyle" after falling in love with the city in [...]