AUTHOR: IRENE OWENS
Irene is a strong supporter of women’s empowerment. Through her blog and social media accounts, she motivates and encourages women to live their best life at home and work. She is a Board Member of InStepp, Inc., a nonprofit based in Durham, NC that provides services to women who are victims of crime. She is a member of 100 Women Who Give a Hoot, based in the Raleigh-Durham area, which is comprised of 100+ women who believe that collective-giving can have a powerful impact on their community. A native of New England (Massachusetts and New Hampshire), Irene moved to Raleigh in 2015 and was quickly joined by her two children and two grandchildren.