Portraits

Portraits
Women Fighting Climate Change

Meet 6 Inspiring Women Leading the Fight Against Climate Change

Poverty and climate change inordinately affect women and girls. Meet six inspiring women at the forefront of the battle for a better future.
the Seine

A Stroll Along the Seine with Bestselling Author Elaine Sciolino

Award-winning author Elaine Sciolino takes readers on a journey to discover the source of the Seine River, the heart of Paris and lifeblood of the French people.
heels

Innovative Heel Power Carries Women Forward Towards Success

Meet the entrepreneur who has imagined a comfortable shoe with interchangeable heels to carry you into every occasion with one click.

Maison Edéenne: How a Canadian Expat Transformed into a Star of the Jewelry World

A Canadian marketing executive reveals how two transformative experiences—a divorce and a deep-water dive—led her to create her own House of High Jewelry and become one of the gem stars of the world.

Author Ann Mah on Lost Vintage, Grape Picking and Climate Change

Food blogger and writer, Ann Mah, talks about her latest book inspired by the delicious aspects of French lifestyle, and the change impacting traditional ways.

Paris Bids a Loving Farewell to Patricia Laplante-Collins

Paris bids a fond farewell to Patricia Laplante-Collins, who hosted Patricia’s Expat Soirées every week for decades, connecting people with passion.
conscious fashion

Ruby Veridiano: Making a Statement by Embracing Conscious Fashion

This trend-setting changemaker is on a mission to empower women and advocate for diversity through championing better choices about what we wear.
biracial

Métis: The Beauty of Being Biracial in France Today

Award-winning photographer Alexis Duclos produces a photographic essay featuring 46 biracial personalities living and working in France today.
Jean Hwang Carrant

Cookie Love: Meet the Woman Who Bakes Extraordinary Cookies in Paris

Meet Jean Hwang Carrant, the effervescent cookie maker who finds her zen in baking gourmet cookies while listening to rock music, and has carved a niche for her classic American-style cookies in the land of traditional French patisseries...
Insideout

Former Tennis Star Finds Fulfillment Off the Courts Living InsideOut

A phenom in her teens, this expat "mompreneur" shares how true fulfillment came later in life as she learned to find strength and balance living "InsideOut".