Dr. Gloria Beim- An Olympian of an Orthopaedist

by Holly Battista-Resignolo They say she always has a smile on her face. Living in the mountains you hear a lot about broken body parts and along with that, you hear even more about the doctors providing patient care, as people are always looking for references. I personally have been fortunate enough to not need a reference but, over the years I kept hearing indirectly … Continue reading Dr. Gloria Beim- An Olympian of an Orthopaedist

Kate Hudnut – A Woman Who Rocks the Rockies

By Kimberly Nicoletti Kate Hudnut was nominated by her peers and received our annual 2018 Woman Who Rock the Rockies award! In 1994, Kate Hudnut seemed an unlikely candidate to fall in love with mountain life —much less become such an integral part of the nonprofit, and for-profit, workings of Summit County. She lived a cosmopolitan city life in Paris for four years, with John … Continue reading Kate Hudnut – A Woman Who Rocks the Rockies

Amplifying the Voice of a Brave Girl

Speeding into the brilliant Colorado bluebird day my heart lurched as I emerged from the Eisenhower Tunnel. I was home after an exciting trip to drop my daughter at her new college abode. Normally I am overjoyed to see the Ten Mile Range and the start of the Gore Range from that vantage point. Today however I was breathless with the realization that a seemingly … Continue reading Amplifying the Voice of a Brave Girl

Billy Keithley – A Woman Who Rocks the Rockies

Before we started up Mountain Women Magazine we honored many Women in Colorado’s mountain town communities with the distinguished “Women Who Rock the Rockies” title. Our partner, Mountain Town Magazine, produced that Women specific issue for 5 Years until we decided the title needed its own home with the creation of Mountain Women Magazine. One of our honorees, Billie Keithley, just recently received an Icons … Continue reading Billy Keithley – A Woman Who Rocks the Rockies

Mawa McQueen Launches GrainFreeNola

We knew Chef Mawa McQueen, founder of Mawa’s Kitchen in Aspen and the Crepe Shack in Snowmass Village, had started up something good when we discovered her GrainFreeNola. Her delicious launched a new organic snack brand is organic, paleo, vegan, and gluten-free, best of all it is delicious. She was voted a “Woman Who Rocks the Rockies” in 2017 and continues to make all of … Continue reading Mawa McQueen Launches GrainFreeNola

Rhonda Swenson – Krimson Klover’s tenacious founder

Meet Rhonda Swenson, a serial entrepreneur who has found her niche in the world of knit and has been passionately growing Krimson Klover, a woman’s high-quality sweater and apparel company here in Colorado’s mountain towns and beyond. Krimson Klover, a Female owned and operated company is obsessive about craftsmanship, quality, and merges a commitment to social and environmental responsibility.  Rhonda’s venture combines her lifelong love … Continue reading Rhonda Swenson – Krimson Klover’s tenacious founder

A Conversation With Annelise Loevlie of Icelantic Skis

From the Inaugural issue of Women Who Rock the Rockies in 2015. by Aaron Imber It’s easy to feel hopeless in our current economy. It seems like there are more PHD waitresses than ever. Yet the outdoor industry has a habit of fostering pockets of innovation and success.  Icelantic, a ski brand produced right here in Denver Colorado, is a shining example. Icelantic managed to … Continue reading A Conversation With Annelise Loevlie of Icelantic Skis

Fannie Mae Duncan – A Colorado entrepreneur, philanthropist and activist

Jazz greats from all over the country travelled to Colorado Springs to play at the Cotton Club (1947 – 1975) at the invitation of Fannie Mae Duncan. She was a strong woman who took a stand to provide Colorado Springs with the first integrated night club. Recognized by the Colorado Women’s Hall of Fame in 2012, Rocky Mountain PBS produced a documentary on her life. … Continue reading Fannie Mae Duncan – A Colorado entrepreneur, philanthropist and activist

Women Of Colorado

There is a community of Women empowering Women in Colorado that has grabbed our attention – Women of Colorado. September will mark three years since Michelle J. Abrams, the groups’ founder, kicked off a website and social media platform uniting women of all interests, abilities & backgrounds in Colorado (and beyond).  Originally from Chicago, founder Michelle had a passion for Colorado’s wilderness and outdoors. Michelle is an E-RYT 200 Professional Yoga … Continue reading Women Of Colorado

This Woman’s Place Is Building Homes Around A Kitchen

Chanelle Harwood of Chanelle Harwood Homes an Anomaly in the Construction Industry According to the National Association of Women in Construction, the percentage of women in construction overall has hovered somewhere between 9% and 10% since 1996 and is currently at 9.9%. But of the 8.3 million that were employed in field production of the construction and extraction industries in 2018, only 3.4% were women. … Continue reading This Woman’s Place Is Building Homes Around A Kitchen