What I’ve learned: Nina Manavello

By Nicole Girten Medill Reports Nina Manavello, 35, is a Miami based jewelry designer and runner-up on the 2011 “Project Runway” spin-off “Project Accessory,” who recently rediscovered her craft and became a new mom in the last year. When I first started making jewelry — like, let’s be honest — I drove a hand-me-down car […]

The Olympic Mom of Colorado Springs

By Caley Chelios An especially tall third-grade girl stood beside the U.S. women’s volleyball team at the Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs one day in 2008. The little girl had always been embarrassed by her height but when she met the Olympians, a group of women that showed her the value in it, “she […]