Many beauty aficionados are focused on turning back the clock or staying frozen in time, but Jodie Patterson, 45, is all about celebrating evolution and change. Patterson, the founder of Doobop, a brand that has become one of Oprah’s Favorite Things and mother of five children, ages 6 to 22, spoke with mater mea about what drives her: creating a new definition of beauty, supporting her family, and championing a cause that hits close to home: transgender rights.
BROOKLYN, NEW YORK Nasozi Kakembo probably has more passport stamps than the average traveller, thanks to her non-profit job in social justice and travels for her home decor line. But as a mom to a precocious 3-year-old, Kakembo knows her hime is where the heart is. She spoke to mater mea about what goes into shaping both her and her son's world in New York and beyond