she makes [CHANGE]

As makers and small business owners, knowing when to pivot and flow with transitional times is key. Maria Alquicira of The Abstract Journey and Collette Beregnuer of N.Y.M.F by Co join us on this episode to discuss experimentation, finding the balance between your vision and your customer’s needs, and how to facilitate a successful rebrand. Maria and Collette also highlight how they recognized when it was time to make changes to their offerings and business approach, particularly during the pandemic. 

Host: Katy Sensenig Schilthuis

Co-Host: Taylor Mitchell

Guests: Maria Alquicira of The Abstract Journey and Collette Beregnuer of N.Y.M.F by Co 


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She Makes is a podcast focusing on female makers + creative business owners. We share stories, discuss hot topics in the biz, and educate you on small biz tools, tricks, and life.

Expect chats on essential lessons learned as women in business - and hear incredible stories from women who have paved their own paths. Listen to conversations on complex topics like mental health, imposter syndrome, and self-care. And learn about how to run your own biz: with tips and tricks on topics like marketing + PR, local markets, pricing your products, finding funding, and more. 

Season One