We had the good fortune of connecting with Edna Ephraim and we’ve shared our conversation below.
Hi Edna, as a parent, what do you feel is the most meaningful thing you’ve done for them?
I’m a proud mother of four amazing children. Being a mother and also an entrepreneur is something you have to learn to balance. As a strong black woman, I’m teaching my girls that they could do anything and everything they put their mind to no matter what society says. Also raising a son, I want him to see what a strong, hard-working and dedicated woman looks like. It is not easy raising children and also trying to install humble and respectful integrity in this new generation. Children don’t really do as you say, they follow example and pay attention to what they see. So I always reflect on my character to try and show them a good example. I might not always get it right at times, but at the end of the day my children always tell me how much they love and appreciate me and value what I do for them. I don’t believe in spoiling children with just only materialistic things. The way I spoil my children is by teaching and installing life value, life lesson, life skills and life character that they will be able to use forever.
What should our readers know about your business?
Edna Ephraim is the founder of Eventswithedna and Trendfashionshow. In 2016, I wanted to bring my passion to life and started Eventswithedna. It wasn’t easy. There were many bumps in the road, but I persevered. In 2018 I started Trendfasionshow. I wanted something different from my normal events, organizing weddings, expositions, parties, and other private events. I wanted to host my own fashion show and in 2019, I did. Both Eventswithedna and Trendfashionshow are family owned companies that host and organize a wide array of different public and private events. Unfortunately, due to COVID, I had to put a pause on things, can wait to see what the future holds for Eventswithedna and Trendfashionshow can continue to blossom into greater things.
Any places to eat or things to do that you can share with our readers? If they have a friend visiting town, what are some spots they could take them to?
Los Angeles, California has a wide variety of different locations and cities to choose from, restaurants, clubs, beaches and other forms of entertainment. If my friend were to visit for a week, I would take them to sightsee the variety of different beaches that we have. The city of Hollywood is the most popular location in California. Everyone wants to visit it, with the Hollywood sign, the Walk of Fame, Chinese Theater, Dolby Theatre, Beverly Hills Rodeo Drive, Los Angeles Zoo, LA Farmers Market, Madame Tussauds Hollywood and so much more.
The Shoutout series is all about recognizing that our success and where we are in life is at least somewhat thanks to the efforts, support, mentorship, love and encouragement of others. So is there someone that you want to dedicate your shoutout to?
Starting your own business from scratch is a challenge and it’s not something that you could do completely on your own. I have been truly blessed with amazing people and amazing companies that have been a part of my journey; helping me out and always there whenever I need them. My children and family members have been my number one support team. I have so many people to show my love and gratitude to. Loyalty means a lot. Thebeautytrapie, Kheris Roger, iamtaylorpollard, angelasfantasycreation, Face2facephotos081, araimages, Sumharie Collection, Taydee Marie, Pcbabyy, Glam.by. rina, shearphysique, Burblecloth, houseofyere, imhungryharry, lenshinanchami, Emore’J Couture all my TrendfashionShow models and Media Teams . I have so many people to thank. I want to make sure everybody receives their love while they’re still here. I just want them to know how much I appreciate and value them. I want to be a bigger blessing to them more than they are to me.
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