From photography to pottery, watercolor painting and jewelry design, these talented local women are making Indy a more interesting, artistic place to be.
Our editor-in-chief, Leslie Bailey, shares some of the local finds on her mind at the moment.
A new Netflix documentary follows the IndyStar journalists who first reported the Larry Nassar and USA Gymnastics scandal to the world.
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Leslie is the woman behind everything you see here at Indy Maven. She has more than 15 years of experience as an award-winning writer, editor, and media consultant. She has been honored on the Forbes Next 1000 list and as one of Indiana’s 250 Most Influential Leaders by the Indianapolis Business Journal.
Leslie has worked as the lifestyle editor at Indianapolis Monthly magazine and as a columnist for The Indianapolis Star where she penned a popular column called “The Adventuress.”
She started Indy Maven because she saw a gap in the market when it came to storytelling and news for women…and because she really likes parties.
Originally from Michigan, Leslie lives in the heart of Indianapolis with her husband, sons, and one very large slobbering dog. She enjoys traveling, cooking (and eating) as well as connecting with women, and sharing recommendations for all Indianapolis has to offer.
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