Meet our team:


Chelsea DuDeVoire, Founder/CEO
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Chelsea is a storyteller with a background in integrated marketing and digital media. In addition to running BWH, she works as a full-time project coordinator in the environmental infrastructure industry and a part-time copywriter for @regencycenters. She created BWH from a need for camaraderie, community and connection among other hardworking women despite location, industry or profession. She holds a B.A. in Editing, Writing and Media from Florida State University, aspires to be Lorelai Gilmore and can almost exclusively be found with a coffee-in-hand.


Heather Croteau, Editor-in-Chief
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Heather assists with copy editing as well as brand messaging and development here at BWH. Her focus as an editor has always been about really extraordinary voices, helping bring confidence and clarity to their story, then simply passing them the microphone. She is currently the full-time lead copywriter @beliefagency, where she's responsible for overseeing the quality and communication of clients’ copy needs. She lives in Seattle with her husband, Sean, and their two Australian Shepherd-mixes, Draper and Faye.


Mara Strobel-Lanka, Creative Director
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Mara is the content creator and sales associate for @momnijax by day, and the BWH creative visionary/Chelsea's right-hand-woman by nights and weekends. As the very first official Babes Who Hustle employee, she has played a major role in everything from brand and content curation and development to social media management, event planning, and managing our team of contributing writers. Her interests include intersectional feminism, sailing, sustainable living, painting, and planning her next dinner party.


Ina Mezini, Intern
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Ina graduated from the University of North Florida in 2017 with a B.S. in Communications. By day, she works full-time on the marketing and production side of the A/E/C industry. When she isn't curating and editing proposals to win over prospective clients, she's assisting BWH with client pitching, content creation, merchandise fulfillment and all-things administrative. She's a lover of adventure, a good meal, the great outdoors, and hammock hangs with her dog, Diesel.