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!

Volume two is Here!

Nominations will open for Volume 3 in January 2020!

Meet the Ambassador

Somer Handley

Somer Handley has earned her name over the past 19 years by empowering women through statement photography sessions at her Raleigh-based studio! The passion of her business and its continuous success isn’t just the bad ass images she takes but the ability she has to ignite inner beauty and confidence through imagery and the photographic experience. Somer has become a leader and mentor for business owners both in the photography field and out on business growth and brand development and is a devoted advocate and teacher for women entrepreneurs.

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Meet the Contributor

Amber Robinson

Spend 5 minutes with Amber, and her passion for empowering women is obvious. A serial entrepreneur, Amber has built her 5 businesses on the capstone that there are no passengers in this life, only crew, and as a team, we are ALL more empowered than we are alone. Amber works tirelessly to connect women both in and outside of business and zealously fights for diversity, inclusion and the rights for marginalized communities. Wife, Mom, Mentor, Photographer, Friend, and Cheerleader are just a few of the hats that she wears in a day.


Meet the Photographers

Audrey Priel
Cara Powell

browse the know

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Check out the 2018 KNOW Raleigh Book HERE!

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01Revolution Studios

6909 Glenwood Ave. Suite 102

02Synergy Face & Body [North Raleigh]

8300 Health Park Drive Suite 229

03Synergy Face & Body [ITB]

2603 Glenwood Ave Suite 121C

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