Author: Kimberley Singletary

Economic Impact of Nonprofits on New Orleans

The nonprofit industry doesn’t just provide a wide array of valuable services to residents, it serves a vital role in the New Orleans metropolitan area economy. For one, the industry is a huge employer. According to the US Bureau of…

Corona Diaries: Friday, May 1, 2020

  This is the last day of my Corona Diary and I have mixed feelings. I’ve enjoyed writing these, but I’ve also discovered a new level of laziness during this whole lockdown and this has added one more “to-do” at…

Corona Diaries: Thursday, April 30, 2020

  Today something happened that I never would have thought possible — I felt like a 16-year-old again. Want to feel that way too? Forget the anti-wrinkle cream! Forget the supplements! All you have to do is spend at least…

Top Female Achievers

"I always believed that one woman’s success can only help another woman’s success." - Gloria Vanderbilt Each year New Orleans Magazine profiles a selection of extraordinary women from across our community continuing to make a difference. We present here seven…

Top Female Achievers

Ashley Longshore—Artist A self-taught artist from Montgomery, Alabama, Ashley Longshore is just as colorful and larger-than-life as her creations, which include a painting of Jesus hovering over an Oompah Loompah, Ruth Bader Ginsburg backed by an array of hands giving…

People to Watch

As New Orleans approaches its Tricentennial, we marvel at how many watchable people the city has created in its 299 years to date. There have been pirates, soldiers, spiritualists, rogues, musicians, physicians, chefs, (Did we mention rogues?), artists, writers and…

Abid Hussain

Corporate Governance and Complaints Law Attorney, Managing Member | Hussain Law LLC

Nicole Webre

Owner, Webre Consulting; Real Estate Developer; Zoning and Permitting Consultant

Top Female Achievers 2016

      Honoring Top Female Achievers is one of our more established traditions. It is also a practice that’s both easy and complex. The easy part is finding worthy candidates, for the list is long. The complex part is…

Ann Henderson Tilton M.D.

Professor of Neurology and Pediatrics; Section Chair of Child Neurology, Louisiana State Health Science Center

Jesmyn Ward

Author; Associate Professor of English, Tulane University

Carney Anne Nasser

Senior Counsel for Wildlife and Regulatory Affairs, Animal Legal Defense Fund

Brandy Christian

Chief Operating Officer and Future President/CEO, Port of New Orleans