Hanging Out with Intentionalist Interns

Intentionalist is fortunate to be a member of the Paladin community, and we’re excited to host two Epicodus coding program graduates for an internship that connects their mobile and web development skills to our social impact mission. Our founder, Laura Clise recently sat down to chat with Sarah Angel and Maya Frame, and we’re excited to...
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Laura’s In-TEN-tionalist guide to small businesses in Seattle

From left to right: Colleen O'Brien, Laura Clise, Sonia Dara I recently had the opportunity to contribute to the Microsoft Women in Business & Technology Podcast series, and during my conversation with co-host Sonia Dara, shared a list of ten small businesses in Seattle that exemplify the...
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Reign FC vs. Chicago Red Stars ⚽️ #SpendLikeItMatters

Sunday, July 28th is the Reign FC Women's World Cup Homecoming Match, and for the thousands headed to Cheney Stadium, we've got some suggestions to help you explore PoC-owned eateries and #SpendLikeItMatters! Southern Kitchen Gloria Martin has been serving up delicious soul food at her...
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An Intentionalist guide to Ballard SeafoodFest

A Ballard tradition that began in 1974, Ballard SeafoodFest is an eclectic, iconic festival, celebrating the neighborhood's fishing and maritime community. For those looking for a tasty experience that extends beyond the Trident Crab Shack and Alder-Smoked Salmon Dinner, we've put together...
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BAHTOH – Small Business. Big Pride.

It's hard to believe that Pride Month is nearly over, and we hope that you have enjoyed learning about the diverse people behind some of the small LGBTQ-owned businesses in Seattle. The final video of our Small Business. Big Pride series features BAHTOH co-owners Bobbie Yanoupeth and Michael Sing. We love and appreciate the fierce fabulousness their...
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You can’t spell Pride without “pie” 🥧 🌈

Photo and pie by Natalie Popkave (@beeandthebaker) It's Pride Month, and we're excited to be collaborating with WeWork Seattle on a Small Business. Big Pride. Instagram Contest! From June 17th-30th, enter to win (contest instructions below) fabulous prizes from local LGBTQ-owned businesses...
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Century Ballroom: Hallie Kuperman

Hallie Kuperman first fell in love with dance when she was 10 years old. She saw Grease on Broadway and, "I knew, I was going to be a swing dancer," she remembers. However, it wasn't until she moved to Seattle in the 1990's that Hallie would fulfill that dream. Century Ballroom was born out of Hallie's desire to teach dance to the LGBTQ community,...
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The Boxing Gym Westside – Small Business. Big Pride.

We first connected with The Boxing Gym Westside owner and coach Lee Torres more than a year ago based on a referral from a fellow veteran-owned business. We subsequently learned that Lee was also Latinx and identifies as a member of the LGBTQ community. We are honored to be able to share...
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#SpendLikeItMatters in France? ⚽️ui!

With the kickoff (pun intended) of the 2019 World Cup in France, we couldn't resist the opportunity to encourage folks attending U.S. Women's National Team matches in Paris, Lyon, Reims, and Le Havre to #SpendLikeItMatters. Check out these women-owned businesses, and share any favorites we missed in the comments below. Paris La Buvette, owned...
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