The Babes behind BWH:


 
  CHELSEA DUDEVOIRE  FOUNDER/CEO    Chelsea is a Florida native with a background in writing, integrated marketing and competitive dancing. She created BWH from a need for camaraderie, community and connection among other hardworking women despite location, industry or profession.  She currently works full-time in the environmental infrastructure industry and part-time in the real estate development industry in addition to running the show here. She holds a B.A. in Editing, Writing & Media from Florida State University.   Aspires to be:  Loreali Gilmore   Dream interviewee:  Jenny Slate   Can't live without:  Black coffee

CHELSEA DUDEVOIRE
FOUNDER/CEO

Chelsea is a Florida native with a background in writing, integrated marketing and competitive dancing. She created BWH from a need for camaraderie, community and connection among other hardworking women despite location, industry or profession.  She currently works full-time in the environmental infrastructure industry and part-time in the real estate development industry in addition to running the show here. She holds a B.A. in Editing, Writing & Media from Florida State University.

Aspires to be:
Loreali Gilmore

Dream interviewee:
Jenny Slate

Can't live without:
Black coffee

  MARA STROBEL-LANKA  CREATIVE DIRECTOR    Born and raised in Grand Rapids, Michigan, Mara is a content creator and retail associate by day, and our creative visionary/Chelsea's right-hand-woman by nights and weekends. As the first official BWH employee, she has been instrumental 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.   Aspires to be:  Hermoine Granger   Dream interviewee:  J.K. Rowling   Can't live without:  Bagels

MARA STROBEL-LANKA
CREATIVE DIRECTOR

Born and raised in Grand Rapids, Michigan, Mara is a content creator and retail associate by day, and our creative visionary/Chelsea's right-hand-woman by nights and weekends. As the first official BWH employee, she has been instrumental 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.

Aspires to be:
Hermoine Granger

Dream interviewee:
J.K. Rowling

Can't live without:
Bagels

 
 
 
  HEATHER CROTEAU  EDITOR    An American transplant by way of Weymouth, England, Heather is our editor-in-chief in addition to working as lead copywriter for an advertising agency where she's responsible for overseeing the quality and communication of clients' copywriting needs. 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 lives in Seattle with her husband, Sean, and their two Australian Shepherd-mixes, Draper and Faye.   Aspires to be:  1/2 Peggy Olson, 1/2 Julie Andrews   Dream interviewee:  Shonda Rhimes   Can't live without:  Claritin

HEATHER CROTEAU
EDITOR

An American transplant by way of Weymouth, England, Heather is our editor-in-chief in addition to working as lead copywriter for an advertising agency where she's responsible for overseeing the quality and communication of clients' copywriting needs. 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 lives in Seattle with her husband, Sean, and their two Australian Shepherd-mixes, Draper and Faye.

Aspires to be:
1/2 Peggy Olson, 1/2 Julie Andrews

Dream interviewee:
Shonda Rhimes

Can't live without:
Claritin

  INA MEZINI  INTERN    Originally from Tirana, Albania, Ina graduated from the University of North Florida 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 editing proposals to win over prospective projects, 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.    Aspires to be:  1/2 Katniss Everdeen, 1/2 Olivia Benson   Dream interviewee:  Esther Perel   Can't live without:  Potatoes

INA MEZINI
INTERN

Originally from Tirana, Albania, Ina graduated from the University of North Florida 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 editing proposals to win over prospective projects, 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. 

Aspires to be:
1/2 Katniss Everdeen, 1/2 Olivia Benson

Dream interviewee:
Esther Perel

Can't live without:
Potatoes