The National Women’s History Project brought forward the most amazing theme for Women’s History Month 2014, “Women of Character, Commitment, and Courage”.  As a WOMAN from the Caribbean, a Mother, and a business WOMAN, I understand and am inspired by the many roles we WOMEN play in the everyday walks of life. In an effort to recognize the amazing WOMEN who patronize EDRIS Salon, I am choosing to look more closely at the many positive influences that played a large part in their walk to becoming women of character, commitment, courage, AND more. xo Edris.   Dawn Brown – has an established career in fashion PR and is the former PR for the Iconic NYC department staple Barney’s. Lois Joy Johnson - has a distinguished editorial career working for leading fashion magazines and a notable author.  Camille Young - is a senior level business executive at a major pharmaceutical company. Candace Taylor Horvath - has achieved a successful career balance between energy trading and health & wellness consulting. Monique Pean – is a visionary jewelry designer and a young entrepreneur to watch.   There are a multitude of women (both past and present) that have inspired us to strive for excellence.  We want to celebrate one of your female inspirations and how they inspired you. Louis J J In high school I clearly didn’t fit the preppy format so I turned to three strong independent woman- Georgia O’ Keefe, Coco Chanel and Diana Vreeland- as role models. I loved their work, personal style and challenging lifestyles. Dawn B Dorothy Dandride, Lena Horne, Ava Gardner, Bethanne Hardison, Faye Overton, Diahann Carroll, Babara Brown all have inspired me for different reasons. Camille Y My mom, Joycie Lewis inspires me daily through her strength, her resolve, her elegance, and her faith. Candace Y My female inspiration and informal mentor is…