know Raleigh

Welcome to KNOW Raleigh – the City of Oaks. Currently ranked 7th in growth for businesses owned by women, Raleigh is booming with female entrepreneurial energy.

This is your page for all things. Browse the digital KNOW Raleigh book when it is launched, find a location to pick up a hard copy, connect with tribe members, view upcoming public events, and stay up to date with announcements!

Meet the Contributors

Liz Williamson

Multi-location owner, Liz Williamson is hard at work building her concierge firm. She employs an all-female staff and has a mission to provide work-life balance to as many powerhouse women as possible.

Metro’s Other Woman®

Carrie Peele

Carrie Peele is a serial business owner, who has a passion for women. She founded the Triangle Ladies Power Luncheon in 2010, chairs Athena of the Triangle and the Womens Advantage groups. She is a member of the Women’s President Organization, which houses women owned businesses making more than $1MM in annual revenue.

Carrie Peele Group

Cindy Standish Bellamy

A Raleigh native and marketing guru with over 20 years of experience, Cindy Standish Bellamy helps her clients find community. She works with cosmetic surgeons, dental offices and those in the beauty industry to develop marketing plans that reach beyond just their ideal clients.

Success Developments

Dejah Harold

Dejah Harold is in the fast-paced business of digital marketing and community event planning. She loves to engage an audience, run social campaigns, and contribute her unique content. Founded by Dejah, in 2017, Dejah Designs delivers proven marketing results. She is a committed influencer for her clients, and is driven to provide optimal revenue growth, while spreading kindness like confetti to everyone she meets. Her mission is to share her love of Raleigh with the world, while supporting local business and boss babes alike.



Meet the Photographers

Audrey Priel
Amber Robinson

Images by Amber Robinson

Kate Cherry

Kate Cherry Photography


(in the KNOW)

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01Growler USA

04Belle and Beau

05Pin Up Salon

06Trellis Beauty

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    Altered Aesthetics, located in North Raleigh, is the Premier Cosmetic Tattoo Studio in the


    Nikki Green is the owner and founder of Ave Staffing LLC. Ave Staffing company came to life after


    Gloria Becker’s mantra is keep the peace, but kick some (bleep!) and take names in the


    CAM Raleigh’s is a non-collecting contemporary art museum located in Raleigh’s Warehouse District.

    Location: 409 West Martin Street, Raleigh, NC 27603, USAPhone: 919.261.5917

    Belle + Beau Boutique were open in Summer 2018 with hopes of bringing something new and fresh to

    Location: 8480 Honeycutt Road, Raleigh, NC 27615, USAPhone: 919-846-0024

    Briles Johnson is an independent consultant based in Raleigh serving small and medium sized


    Amity Whalen, founder of Carolina Barre & Core, opened the doors to the Charlotte based studio

    Location: 8480 Honeycutt Rd, Raleigh, NC 27615, USAWebsite:

    Molly Jessup is the artist behind Carolina Cabin Art, a small business offering unparalleled


    CAROLYNLEONA is a full-service design firm that believes in creating authentic, timeless and


    Jill is the President and Culinary Director of Catering Works, Inc. Catering Works is the parent

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