We had the good fortune of connecting with Joanne Garay and we’ve shared our conversation below.

Hi Joanne, let’s start by talking about what inspires you?
I am inspired by all the women I’ve looked up to throughout the years. Women who have taught me that anything is possible. As a women business owner it’s always harder to be successful. We want it all and it’s possible. It’s possible to have a family and a successful business. I’ve looked up to women who are single, married, childless, have children, and they’ve all taught me it’s possible. No matter what situation you are in. You can do it. I couldn’t have accomplished what I’m doing today without them showing me how great it is to be a business owner. I could never repay them for that so I always keep them in my thoughts when it gets tough. I cannot thank them enough for encouraging me and pushing me to where I am today.

Let’s say your best friend was visiting the area and you wanted to show them the best time ever. Where would you take them? Give us a little itinerary – say it was a week long trip, where would you eat, drink, visit, hang out, etc.
Oh I love my life in Denver. Coming from a small city in Texas. Denver is awesome. If I have friends over for the weekend I first take them to eat breakfast at Rosenbergs Bagels then we head out for a beautiful hike near Idaho Springs or even go further into the mountains to Dillon for a great camping trip. Camping is a hobby I’ve picked up here, I love it! Camping in the mountains is an experience in itself. Once back into the city I would have to go get some great ramen at Uncles, or some great Italian food at Angelos, great drinks at the Welton Room and Finns in RiNo. So many other great food places come to mind As well Mason Dumpling shop, Mister Oso too!! I could go on for another paragraph of great places to eat and drink.

Shoutout is all about shouting out others who you feel deserve additional recognition and exposure. Who would you like to shoutout?
I dedicate this to my pass mentors and badass co-workers who have taught me I can do it. Nayeli Garcia, Christine Zuniga, Yvette Rocha, Victoria Plottner and Tari De Vomaske. Thank you for being amazing women in the industry.

Website: microlashnbrow.com

Instagram: @microlashnbrow

Facebook: microLash n’ Brow

Other: @joanz -Personal Instagram

Image Credits
Photos Woody Kelly Logo Tiarra Martinez Client Photos

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